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Health

2010 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to Health, January through May, 2010.

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The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON Health, January through May, 2010


J-W Staff Reports
Child health coverage expands
Lawrence Journal World, 1/1/2010


Scott Rothschild
Six asked to challenge health reform
Lawrence Journal World, 1/1/2010


Monica Springer
Providing care for the caregivers
Garden City Telegram, 1/2/2010


Cindy Hoedel
Pushing good health
Kansas City Star, 1/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Kathy Hanks
Parties upbeat about hospital
Hutchinson News, 1/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Town hall meeting scheduled in Indy
Chanute Tribune, 1/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


KDHE provides cold-weather health, safety tips
Chanute Tribune, 1/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Melissa Smith
Meetings scheduled for Grant Project
Chanute Tribune, 1/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


KDHE town hall meeting Feb. 8
Garden City Telegram, 1/8/2010


Ashley P. Anstaett
AG announces antitrust settlement involving drug tricor
Junction City Daily Union, 1/8/2010


Sheila Martin
Hypocritical tax
Hutchinson News, 1/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


KDHE provides weather-related health and safety tips
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/9/2010


The Capital-Journal
Lawmaker proposing incense ban
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2010


Karrey Britt
Lung association gives Kansas a failing grade
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2010


Scott Rothschild
Legislator, law officials push to make K2 illegal
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2010


Associated Press
Kan. Governor proposes sales, tobacco tax hikes
Emporia Gazette, 1/12/2010


Ann Marie Bush
KDHE: Get vaccinated
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2010


Shajia Ahmad
Officials anticipate third wave of H1N1
Garden City Telegram, 1/12/2010


Larned hospital [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Kansas scores poorly on tobacco report
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2010


Ashley Strehle
Pawnee cuts 7 jobs in Junction City, 34 overall
Junction City Daily Union, 1/13/2010


AG writes Reid, Pelosi over health care
Manhattan Mercury, 1/13/2010


Stu Butcher
KDHE encourages Kansans to get vaccinated
Chanute Tribune, 1/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Our View
Clean air
Garden City Telegram, 1/13/2010


Jim Sullinger
Oslon introduces bill in House to make K2 illegal
Olathe Daily News, 1/13/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Police: Take high road and alter K2
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2010


Associated Press
Kansas legislators to get flu shots
Manhattan Mercury, 1/14/2010


From Staff and Wire Reports
Bill targets synthetics that produce high
Emporia Gazette, 1/14/2010


Scott Rothschild
Senate panel acts on K2 bill
Lawrence Journal World, 1/14/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Legislators vaccinated
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2010


Associated Press
Proposed smoking ban faces hurdles
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2010


John Hanna
Statewide smoking ban effort gets boost
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Gov. boosts smoking ban but hurdles remain
Chanute Tribune, 1/15/2010


Associated Press
Funds to aid health records upgrade
Manhattan Mercury, 1/15-16/2010


Associated Press
Governor boosts smoking ban, but hurdles remain
Manhattan Mercury, 1/15-16/2010


Patricia Turner
Cuts in Medicaid payments [letters]
Kansas City Star, 1/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Fred Mann
Smokers, businesses, health leaders weigh in
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2010


Ric Anderson
Will city smoking ban tip Legislature?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2010


Karrey Britt
Smoking, obesity top state health issues
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2010


Associated Press
State senators seek toxic toy answers
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2010


Shaun Hittle
Move to ban K2 heightens buzz
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2010


Scott Rothschild
Policy group wants study done effects of K2
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr.
Smoking ban bill should be broad, and statewide [opinion]
Iola Register, 1/19/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Health authority will keep call center open
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2010


Tim Hrenchir
Smoking ban petition driver's fate uncertain
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2010


The Capital-Journal
Regents ponder ban on tobacco at universities
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2010


The Star's Editorial
State-level posturing on health reform
Kansas City Star, 1/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
K2 defenders fight effort to ban substance
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Smoking ban supporters cite cost savings, too
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2010


Richard Luken
Tri-Valley suffers with cuts
Iola Register, 1/21/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate passes bill to ban synthetic drugs
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2010


Scott Rothschild
State Senate advances legislation to ban K2
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2010


Tom Bell
Kansas medicaid cuts make little financial sense
Junction City Daily Union, 1/22/2010


Luke Thompson
City to aid inspection effort
Manhattan Mercury, 1/22-23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Blowing smoke [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Mental care services in fragile state
Hutchinson News, 1/24/2010


David Robinson
Reform will help many people
Kansas City Star, 1/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
State budget cuts endanger mental health nursing centers
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/25/2010


Mark Wright
Infringing rights
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Diane Stafford
Race is on to share your info
Kansas City Star, 1/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Woman with illness describes K2's pain-relieving powers to Legislature
Lawrence Journal World, 1/26/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Kansas will save under both plans [opinion]
Iola Register, 1/26/2010


Kaley Conner
State officials keeping an eye on federal health-care proposals
Hays Daily News, 1/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Star's Editorials
Time for states to clear the air
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2010 [Newsbank article]


Gov. decides not to close hospital
Junction City Daily Union, 1/27/2010


Karen Shideler
Central Kansas podiatry files for bankruptcy
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2010


Stan Finger
Day care provider arrested after allegedly leaving kids
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Gwyn Mellinger
K2 increase likely to be KO'd
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2010


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers take aim at novelty lighters
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2010


David P. Rundle
Budget cuts don't only hurt disabled
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2010


Tim Carpenter
Toy lighters ignite debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2010


Joyce Smith
Food health code violations
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2010 [Newsbank article]


Date changed for ATSDR public availability session
Chanute Tribune, 1/29/2010 [Newsbank article]


Other Editors
The Pittsburg Morning Sun on state Medicaid cuts: [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 1/30-31/2/1/2010


Christine Metz
A tidal wave of diabetes
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2010


Jerry Michaud
Deep cuts [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 1/31/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kansas records 27th death related to H1N1 flu
Manhattan Mercury, 1/31/2010


Special to The Hays Daily News
SHPTV programs return for new seasons
Hays Daily News, 2/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


Karen Shideler
Coventry acquisition of PHS now complete
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2010


The Pittsburg Morning Sun
Cutting Medicaid doesn't make fiscal sense
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/2/2010


Staff and Wire Reports
State suspends license after 2 toddlers left alone
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2010


Eagle Staff and News Service
State work to block health bill
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2010


Scott Rothschild
GOP pushes measure to block health coverage
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2010


J-W Editorials
Show of compassion [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2010


John Milburn
Kansans pleased Obama budget has $40M for NBAF
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/3/2010


Salina Journal
State suspends license of Hays child care provider
Salina Journal, 2/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Sandy Praeger
Carefully evaluate the options for health care coverage
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/3/2010


Dawne Leiker
State suspends day care for too many children
Hays Daily News, 2/3/2010


David Klepper
Medical marijuana bill introduced. . .in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Bill would legalize medicinal marijuana
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2010


Scott Rothschild
Officials hope to reduce state's infant mortality rate
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2010


Scott Rothschild
Bill would overturn city's smoking ban
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2010


Associated Press
Lawmaker proposes medicinal pot
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2010


J-W Editorials
Wrong direction [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/5/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Kansas: a risky place to be born [editorial]
Iola Register, 2/5/2010


Associated Press
Panel probes high infant mortality rate in Kansas
Garden City Telegram, 2/5/2010


Panel probes high infant mortality rate in Kansas
Emporia Gazette, 2/5/2010


Giving our most to the littlest Kansans
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/5/2010


Scott Rothschild
Veto awaits 'ridiculous' smoking ban
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Apologies might save docs from being sued
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2010


Associated Press
Parkinson: New smoking bill a 'fraud'
Hays Daily News, 2/7/2010


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Medical marijuana not in Kansas [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2010


Jerry Wofford
Union decides to end cigarette sales with current stash
Manhattan Mercury, 2/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Emporia Gazette
State's mental health system is reaching breaking point [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/8/2010


Our View
Poor attempt [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 2/8/2010


Our View
Fighting fat [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 2/9/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Health care amendment debated in committee
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Supporters of state-rights bill fill hearing
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2010


Karrey Britt
Smoking bill draws ire
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2010


Scott Rothschild
State amendment would block insurance mandate
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2010


Bill Woody Jr
On the Street
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2010


MaryBeth Miller
Statewide ban [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 2/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associate Press
Legislators review health care amendment
Hays Daily News, 2/10/2010


Chris Walker
Smoke free or not [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 2/10/2010


James E. Sullivan
Cruel cartoon [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2010


Opinion line
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Support for compromise smoking ban
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2010


Tim Carpenter
Fiery rhetoric fills smoking debate in House
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Smoke-free bill pushed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2010


David Klepper
Bill would trump smoking bans
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jerry Wofford
Mayor voices opposition to smoking bill
Manhattan Mercury, 2/11/2010


Karrey Britt
Cigarette tax increase linked to health benefits
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2010


Foss Farrar
Kelley: Medical marijuana bill 'probably going nowhere'
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/11/2010


Rhonda Holman
Budget cuts putting disabled at risk [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2010


The Capital-Journal
Senate supports mammogram testing
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Disabled want cuts reversed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2010


Rachel M. Banning
Care out of sync for special-needs kids [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/13/2010


Opinion line [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/13/2010


Scott Rothschild
Kansans plead for Medicaid to be restored
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2010


Scott Rothschild
Federal stimulus funds to aid state health records
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2010


Scott Rothschild
Legislative debate heats up over smoking ban
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2010


Associated Press
Senate approves ban on novelty lighters
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/13/2010


The Daily Union
Time to snuff our smoke [our view]
Junction City Daily Union, 2/13-15/2010


The Capital-Journal
KDHE gets funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2010


Tyler Feeney
Medical marijuana [letters]
Kansas City Star, 2/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Kansas paralympian to be recognized
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2010


Kevin Elliott
Smoking ban's impact debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Smoking bans a local issue [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2010


Barbara Bohm
Cuts harm mental health system
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2010


Medicaid challenge [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2010


James Dixon Gardner
State smoking law should not pre-empt local bans [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/17/2010


David Klepper
Laden insurance bill sent back to panel
Kansas City Star, 2/18/2010


Linda Warren
Superb cartoon
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Health care amendment moves forward
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Opinion line
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2010


Rhonda Holman
Pass a true public smoking ban [eagle editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2010


James Dixon
Speaking out on smoking ban [your views]
Garden City Telegram, 2/18/2010


John Hanna
Kansas Senate adopts change to protect mentally ill
Leavenworth Times, 2/18/2010



Joel Whitaker
Kansas bill on smoking is wrong [letters]
Kansas City Star, 2/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Board hopes interim director stays
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2010


Jim Giles
In it together [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tom Bell
Time for medical marijuana [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jan Biles
Agencies to help set up e-medical record system
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2010


Mike Shields
Small business health care bill not a sure bet
Salina Journal, 2/22/2010


Richard A. Brown
Unbearable costs
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Karrey Britt
$200K donated to help build medical simulation center
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2010


James Dixon Gardner
Voters want effective smoking ban [letters to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/23/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
NAACP decries health care amendment
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2010


Garden City Telegraph
Other voices
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2010


Scott Rothschild
Battle for statewide smoking ban looming
Lawrence Journal World, 2/25/2010


Eric Swanson
Health amendment eyed in state
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/25/2010


'Fight the Bite' poster contest announced
Iola Register, 2/25/2010


David Klepper
Kansas House OKs bill to snuff public smoking
Kansas City Star, 2/26/2010


Star's Editorial
Sunflower State clears the air [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 2/26/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
State butts in on smokers
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2010


Tim Carpenter
Political drug testing sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2010


Tim Hrenchir
Topeka's ban on smoking would trump state law
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2010


Jeannine Koranda and Fred Mann
Statewide smoking ban starts on July 1
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2010


John Hanna
Smoking ban clears House
Salina Journal, 2/26/2010


David Clouston
Salinans support state smoking ban
Salina Journal, 2/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Statewide indoor smoking ban soon to be law
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2010


Staff Reports
Lawmakers approve state smoking ban
Manhattan Mercury, 2/26/2010


Matthew Clark
House passes smoking ban
Leavenworth Times, 2/26/2010


John Hanna
Lawmakers OK public smoking ban
Iola Register, 2/26/2010


John Hanna
Gov upbeat as smoking ban clears Legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Proposal tells where smoking is legal and where it isn't
Emporia Gazette, 2/26/2010


Dawne Leiker
Waiting for a solution
Hays Daily News, 2/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorials
Smoke-free state [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2010


Mary Clarkin
Area reps no fans of state smoking ban
Hutchinson News, 2/27/2010


The Daily Union
Finally, a good ban [our view]
Junction City Daily Union, 2/27/2010


Special to The Daily Union
Health industry still provides most jobs
Junction City Daily Union, 2/27/2010


Ashley Strehle
Smoking ban reactions mixed
Junction City Daily Union, 2/27/2010


Kevin Wright
Olathe smoking ordinance to remain intact
Olathe Daily News, 2/27/2010


Apply ban in fair manner [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/28/2010


A modest victory for public health [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Wealthy areas are healthiest
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2010


Associated Press
Kan. House panel may vote on health 'freedom'
Emporia Gazette, 3/1/2010


Our View
Ban blunder [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 3/1/2010


Karrey Britt
An escape from 'hell'
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2010


Mary Clarkin
Elections will decide two SW Kansas hospital projects
Garden City Telegram, 3/2/2010


Kaley Conner
Hays Med takes over Larned hospital
Hays Daily News, 3/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
House panel may vote on health 'freedom'
Leavenworth Times, 3/2/2010


Mary Jane Hellebust
Clean indoor air law for Kansas [letters]
Leavenworth Times, 3/2/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Health resolution hits House floor
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2010


Richard Mathes
Thanks, legislators [letters to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 3/3/2010


House panel endorses health 'freedom' plan
Junction City Daily Union, 3/3/2010


Associated Press
Kan. House panel endorses health 'freedom' plan
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2010


Associated Press
Democratic leaders hope Obama statement will give vital
Emporia Gazette, 3/3/2010


Mary Jayne Hellebust
Smoking ban will save lives, improve health [letters to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/3/2010


Mary Jayne Hellebust
Breathing easy [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 3/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 3/3/2010


Mary Jayne Hellebust
Breathing free and easy [letters to the editor]
Chanute Tribune, 3/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Carolyn Gaughan
Healthier future [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Russ Morgan
City, State smoking bans will work in Tandem
Emporia Gazette, 3/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
Smoking exemptions [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Melissa Smith
State no smoking ban coming soon
Chanute Tribune, 3/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Courier Views
Kelley's drug bill needs help
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/5/2010


Associated Press
Kansas House looking at voting rights of mentally ill
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/5/2010


Roxana Hegeman
Number of overdose deaths tied to state clinic reaches 68
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2010


Our Opinion
Lawmakers got it right on statewide smoking ban
Leavenworth Times, 3/6/2010


Kaley Conner
Hays doctor has license suspended by state board
Hays Daily News, 3/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Lisa Bailey
Shortsighted cut [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2010


Shajia Ahmad
Immunization program proves to be win-win for local family
Garden City Telegram, 3/8/2010


Michael Strand
Governor to sign smoking bill in Salina
Salina Journal, 3/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Richmeier
Local legislators defend smoking ban
Leavenworth Times, 3/9/2010



James Carlson
Official urges colon cancer tests
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2010


Jan Pringle
Kansas smoking ban [letters]
Kansas City Star, 3/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Tax on soda considered
Kansas City Star, 3/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Hearing postponed in abortion probe
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2010


Associated Press
KDOT to release Amtrak study
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2010


Bill Skinner
America needs health care reform [letters to the editor]
Johnson County Sun, 3/10/2010


State smoking ban [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jessica Marshall
Merriam, Shawnee taking state smoking ban in stride
Johnson County Sun, 3/10/2010


Bob Sigman
Heated battle over smoking ban
Johnson County Sun, 3/10/2010


Tim Carpenter
Parkinson to sign statewide smoking ban
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2010


Kevin Harker
Legislature right to snuff out smoking [letters]
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Autism would be covered by bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2010


Associated Press
Governor to sign smoking restrictions
Leavenworth Times, 3/11/2010


Chad Lawhorn
Smoking ban will mean changes here
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2010


Scott Rothschild
Professors differ on health amendment
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2010


Matthew Clark
Governor signs smoking ban
Leavenworth Times, 3/13/2010


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers try to take action on minority obesity
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2010


Scott Rothschild
Parkinson: 'Kansas won' with smoking ban
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2010


David Klepper
Governor signs law that bans smoking in most public places
Wichita Eagle, 3/13/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Governor decides to clear the air
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2010


Associated Press
Parkinson signs Kansas smoking ban
Emporia Gazette, 3/13-14/2010


Teresa Nold
Out of touch [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Opinion line
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2010


David Clouston
As the smoke clears
Salina Journal, 3/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Medical marijuana bill before committee
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Health care proposal downgraded
Lawrence Journal World, 3/17/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Day care bill gets Senate nod
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Panel eyes exemptions to state's smoking ban
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2010


Courier Views
Let's not unravel the statewide smoking ban
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/18/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Autism bill moves forward
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2010


Associated Press
State drug plan company under fire
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2010


John Hanna
Group pushes lawmakers to dump drug plan firm
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/20/2010


Marcia Nielsen
Our health care system has become unsustainable
Kansas City Star, 3/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Is state overcharged for meds?
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2010


Associated Press
Kansas House mulls reply
Emporia Gazette, 3/22/2010


Karrey Britt
While not perfect, bill provides solid foundation on which to build
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2010


Scott Rothschild
Kansas measure to block federal requirements fails to win approval
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2010


Eagle Staff and News Service
Opponents work to block health bill at state level
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2010


Rhonda Holman
Health care debate will continue [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2010


Eagle Staff and News Servie
How health bill affects you
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Statehouse takes up health care
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2010


David Klepper
Exemption from new health law considered
Kansas City Star, 3/23/2010


House OKs health amendment
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/23/2010


Megan Molitor
Nation's health reform will touch all
Junction City Daily Union, 3/23/2010


John Hanna
House works to opt out of reform
Iola Register, 3/23/2010


Mary Clarkin
House plans vote on 'health care freedom' proposal
Hays Daily News, 3/23/2010


Courier Views
Spittin' in the wind of health reform
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/23/2010


Mary Clarkin
Kansas House plans vote on health 'freedom'
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Health care vote fails in Kansas House
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2010


Rhonda Holman
Close cancer treatment loophole [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2010


John Hanna
Amendment to block insurance mandate fails
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2010


John Hanna
State backlog grows for government health care
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2010


Scott Rothschild
Health care amendment fails in Kansas House
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2010


Associated Press
Thousands face delays in government health care
Manhattan Mercury, 3/24/2010


John Hanna
Medicaid backlog in state growing
Salina Journal, 3/24/2010


John Hanna
Kansas health vote falls short
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Area lawmakers favored opt-out
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Shajia Ahmad
State hospitals, health care centers to benefit from health care reform
Garden City Telegram, 3/24/2010


Kevin Wright
Kansans react to health measure
Olathe Daily News, 3/24/2010


House rejects health care amendment
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
House defeats health care amendment
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2010


Karen Shideler
Small firms wary of health reform's effect
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


David Klepper
Health amendment fails again in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2010


Ron Fugate
Soda tax wrong answer [letters]
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Attempt fails to save Kansas health care 'freedom' plan
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2010


Health amendment stalls in Kansas House
Hays Daily News, 3/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Kaley Conner
Local providers eyeing effects of health bill
Hays Daily News, 3/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Joyce Smith
Smoker sinks for lack of a sink
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2010


Unhealthy politics [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jason Eberhart-Phillips
Menu-labeling to win the obesity battle
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/26/2010


Scott Rothschild
Democrats slam health care critics
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2010


Associated Press
State pharmacies to give flu shots to kids
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2010


David Broder
House's dean savors moment
Iola Register, 3/27/2010


Mary Clarkin
Health resolution a ballot matter, rep says
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2010 [Newsbank article]


Melissa Smith
Drug charges close Altoona day care
Chanute Tribune, 3/27-28/2010


Tim Carpenter
Critics: State's Rx plan ailing
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2010


Michael Strand
Lawmakers answer big questions
Salina Journal, 3/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Erin Mathews
Nighty night. Sleep tight. Don't let the bed bugs bite
Salina Journal, 3/28/2010


Eber Phelps
Amendment would not have changed health care reform
Hays Daily News, 3/28/2010


Associated Press
Kan. to let pharmacies give flu shots to kids
Manhattan Mercury, 3/28/2010


Associated Press
Critics push for changes to state's pharmacy plan
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2010


Helen G. Johnston
Speak up [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2010


John Hanna
Group: Kansas pays too much for medicines
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
State could sue feds over health care
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2010


No year for a costly special session [blog]
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2010


Tim Carpenter
House to tackle health care, abortion
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Prescription costs draw plenty of complaints
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Six urged to file challenge
Kansas City Star, 3/30/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Judge in Hot Pockets smoking case rescues himself
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2010


Some house members want to ag to sue
Junction City Daily Union, 3/30/2010


Staff and Wire Reports
House panel grills health agency official
Salina Journal, 3/30/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Proposal may force A.G. to oppose health care law
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/2010


Associated Press
Kansas senator seeks to force health debate
Manhattan Mercury, 3/31/2010


Dan Voorhis
Kansas budget cuts create backlog 25,000 wait for medical aid
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2010


Dan Deming
Fair play for cancer patients
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2010 [Newsbank article]


Harold Campbell
Meeting to discuss hazardous waste materials canceled
Chanute Tribune, 4/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


Sandy Praeger
Health law charges state with protection
Junction City Daily Union, 4/2/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
A. G. Six won't join suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2010


Steve Rosen
Good news for dependent children
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2010


David Klepper
Kansas official won't sue over reform law
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2010


Kansas City Star
Your weekend fill-up
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Kansas City Star
Sprint endorsement
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
AG: Kansas to forgo health care lawsuit
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
A. G. won't sue feds
Iola Register, 4/3/2010


John Hanna
Six won't sue over health care law
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2010


AG won't sue over health care law
Junction City Daily Union, 4/3/2010


Luke Thompson
Having a look
Manhattan Mercury, 4/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Legislature: More work to do
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Law vs. politics [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Previous forced lawsuit cost $53K
Lawrence Journal World, 4/6/2010


Scott Gregory
Foolish Kansas pursuit [letters]
Kansas City Star, 4/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
Frivolous pursuit [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 4/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Pediatric nutrition program planned
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/7/2010


Mary Clarkin
'07 health bill is campaign fodder
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Our Views
Birth signs [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 4/7/2010


Chanute resident reappointed to KCDD
Chanute Tribune, 4/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Suing over health care bill [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 4/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Ban foes alter focus
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2010


J-W Editorial
Taking a pass [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/8/2010


Karrey Britt
Gov.'s wife, KU launch initiative for women's heart health
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2010


Jeanie Zortman
Recognizing autism
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2010


Associated Press
Health groups urge hike in tobacco tax
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/14/2010


Tom Thornton
Area's bioscience expertise continues its rapid growth
Kansas City Star, 4/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Petition drive fails
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2010


Associated Press
Petition drive to end Topeka smoking ban fails
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/15/2010


Dave Seaton
Schmidt says Six made wrong move on health reform
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/17/2010


Burdett Loomis
Get over it, get on with it
Salina Journal, 4/18/2010


Mary Lou Odle
Health safety net exists for some Kansans
Salina Journal, 4/18/2010


Bill regulating medical gas signed
Lawrence Journal World, 4/21/2010


Scott Rothschild
State health plan adds autism coverage
Lawrence Journal World, 4/21/2010


Robbin Cole
State cuts penny-wise on mental health
Junction City Daily Union, 4/22/2010


J-W Staff Reports
State legislators receive postcards on health care
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2010


Scott Girard
Digital records expected to simplify sharing of medical data
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2010


Associated Press
State agency to hold Earth Day fair
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/22/2010


Jack Adams
Beware petition on health care in Kansas [letters]
Kansas City Star, 4/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jan Biles
Obesity problem weighs down U.S.
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2010


Robbin Cole
Funding cuts exacerbate the suffering
Manhattan Mercury, 4/25/2010


Jan Biles
Read labels to know what you eat
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Susan Lynn
SEK state's 'poor stepchild'
Iola Register, 4/27/2010


Associated Press
Dept. of Commerce launching new promotion
Manhattan Mercury, 4/27/2010


Jan Biles
Teaching healthy habits
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2010


Scott Rothschild
Forum: Medicaid challenges ahead
Lawrence Journal World, 4/27/2010


Roxana Hegeman
Prosecutors: Doctor put money before medicine
Lawrence Journal World, 4/28/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senate against statewide vote on health care
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2010


Dan Voorhis
Kansas home health costs below average
Wichita Eagle, 4/29/2010


Associated Press
Senate buries challenge to federal health care plan
Wichita Eagle, 4/29/2010


Ann Marie Bush
Employees take steps to become healthier
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Fighting obesity making choices [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2010


John Hanna
'Health freedom' effort fails in Senate
Junction City Daily Union, 4/29/2010


House won't reopen debate on smoking ban
Emporia Gazette, 4/30/2010


Praeger to visit Iola Thursday
Iola Register, 4/30/2010


John Hanna
House won't reopen smoking ban debate
Lawrence Journal World, 4/30/2010


Courier Views
Privatizing in a budget crisis
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/30/2010


Alan Bavley
States to run high-risk pools
Kansas City Star, 5/1/2010


Staff Reports
Lawmakers push for health care challenge
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2010


Associated Press
Legislators push for challenge
Iola Register, 5/3/2010


Associated Press
State to launch smoking ban site
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/4/2010


Dave Ranney
Reform will swell Medicaid numbers
Iola Register, 5/5/2010


Dion Lefler
House OKs bill to help study infant mortality
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2010


Deb Gruver
Baby help for new moms a call away
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2010


Star's Editorial
Missouri's race to the bottom on tobacco [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 5/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


KDHE announces new service
Garden City Telegram, 5/12/2010


David Clouston
Agency asks for funding raise
Salina Journal, 5/13/2010


Brad Dornes
Pawnee funding is spared
Manhattan Mercury, 5/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Staff Reports
State awards Pawnee grants for homeless mentally ill
Manhattan Mercury, 5/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
KU cancer center counts days, dollars in NCI quest
Lawrence Journal World, 5/17/2010


Alan Bravley
Study reveals soaring obesity in Kansas girls
Kansas City Star, 5/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Study says obesity a problem among girls in Kansas
Garden City Telegram, 5/18/2010


Carmel Garcia
A grateful Kansan [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 5/19/2010


Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/19/2010


Eric Swanson
Waiting for services
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/19/2010


Scott Rothschild
Health reform in Kansas will insure about 200,000 more
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2010


Tammy Stegeman
Disabled Kansans need lawmakers' help [letters to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/20/2010


Richard Shank
The plight of people with developmental disabilities
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/21/2010


Star's Editorial
States to play more crucial role in health care [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 5/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
Praeger spells out health care act
Emporia Gazette, 5/26/2010


John Richard Schrock
The real culprit in child obesity is inactivity
Junction City Daily Union, 5/26/2010


Roxana Hegeman
State doctor takes stand in overdose death trial
Lawrence Journal World, 5/27/2010


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