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Social Services

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 Social Services, 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 Social Services, January through May, 2010


Associated Press
Controversy arises over neurological institute
Manhattan Mercury, 1/5/2010


Jan Biles
Controversy ensues as state mulls closure of Kansas Neurological Institute
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/5/2010


Associated Press
KNI's possible closure debated
Iola Register, 1/5/2010


Jan Biles
Next steps uncertain
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2010


Jan Biles
State debates neurological institute
Salina Journal, 1/6/2010


Jeanie Zortman
Report on autism
Hutchinson News, 1/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Cuts hurting Kansans, groups say
Lawrence Journal World, 1/7/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Cuts not just on paper, but in lives of disabled
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2010


David Goldstein
Missouri sees spike of children in poverty
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2010


Jerry Wofford
Tight budget forces Pawnee to cut 34 jobs
Manhattan Mercury, 1/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kansas awards $2.1M in housing rehab grants
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/12/2010


David Klepper
Bill proposes end to state's privatized foster care
Wichita Eagle, 1/14/2010


Tim Potter
Grandmother: How did SRS lose child?
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2010


Rick Plumlee
Low income Kansans
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2010


Edie Ross
Review of SRS stats is ongoing
Hutchinson News, 1/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


George Diepenbrock
County may be able to ease pain of budget cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2010


Robert Tilford
Help is there
Hays Daily News, 1/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Disabled need help now [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 1/20/2010


Tim Potter
Couple sue SRS worker after death of toddler
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2010


Jan Biles
Budget cuts taking a toll on program
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2010


Tom Bell
Medicaid cuts were pound-foolish
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2010


Tim Carpenter
Parkinson asks SRS to pressure lawmakers
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Budget cuts endanger mental health nursing centers
Hays Daily News, 1/26/2010


James Carlson
State hospitals KNI to remain open
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2010


John Hanna
Parkinson won't close Topeka hospital
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2010


Mary Pitt
Readers' forum
Iola Register, 1/27/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Kansas Neurological Institute moving slow [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senate affirms Medicaid cut
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2010


Rhonda Holman
Sustain child advocacy center [Eagle editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2010


Tim Potter
State suspends woman's day care license
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2010


Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Governor faced hospital decision with care, compassion
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2010


Tim Potter
Couple: SRS put boy back in bad situation
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2010


Associated Press
State employees likely won't get 2010 raises
Chanute Tribune, 2/2/2010


Mary Clarkin
County to ponder entering funding suit
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


Gary A. Carson
Kansas disabled need help [letters to the editor]
Johnson County Sun, 2/3/2010


Associated Press
Kansans pleased by budget
Garden City Telegram, 2/3/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Super majority no answer to state budget demands [editorial]
Iola Register, 2/3/2010


Special to The Daily Union
Sen. Roberts: President's budget will hurt Kansans
Junction City Daily Union, 2/3/2010


Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 2/3/2010


Scott Rothschild
House speaker criticized for leading lawsuit against Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2010


Scott Rothschild
Resolution: Federal government infringing on states' rights
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2010


John Milburn
Panel backs states rights affirmation
Junction City Daily Union, 2/4/2010


Adrielle Harvey
Economist says Kansas economy improving
Junction City Daily Union, 2/4/2010


Associated Press
Kansas House committee wrestling with budget
Manhattan Mercury, 2/4/2010


Associated Press
House bill cuts lawmakers' pay
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2010


Eagle Editorial
Legislative session isn't a tea party [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2010


Tim Carpenter
Donors among O'Neal clients
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2010


David Klepper
Kansas House speaker under fire
Kansas City Star, 2/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Now you know [political cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2010


Dave Trabert
Need to know details on budget [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2010


Rick Plumlee
300 protest state cuts in disability services
Wichita Eagle, 2/13/2010


Associated Press
Kan. social service advocates seek funds
Emporia Gazette, 2/13-14/2010


Social service advocates seek funds
Junction City Daily Union, 2/13-15/2010


Associated Press
Kan. social service advocates seek funds
Manhattan Mercury, 2/14/2010


Tim Potter
SRS fails to tell police of abuse cases
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2010


Tim Potter
SRS fails to tell police of abuse cases
Garden City Telegram, 2/15/2010


Tim Potter
Report: SRS doesn't give cops child abuse reports
Junction City Daily Union, 2/17/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Senators to consider day care oversight
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2010


Greg Jones
Hearing on disabilities cuts in Pittsburg
Chanute Tribune, 2/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Funding for social services spotlighted
Hutchinson News, 2/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Our View
Safety net
Garden City Telegram, 2/27/2010


Gwyn Mellinger
Rework child support
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2010


Tim Carpenter
Funding plan for disabled Kansans derails
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2010


Rachael Gray
Proposal focusing on child-care safety
Garden City Telegram, 3/9/2010


James Carlson
Disabilities group uses crosses symbolically
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2010


Scott Rothschild
Social service advocates paint grim picture
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2010


Karen Anderson Troutman
Independent living [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2010


Chuck Kurtz
Cuts affect mental health services
Johnson County Sun, 3/10/2010


Tim Potter
SRS seeks dismissal of lawsuit filed by grandparents
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2010


Group urges more disability funding
Chanute Tribune, 3/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
SRS asks for dismissal of grandparents' suit
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2010


State social office wants lawsuit dropped
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/12/2010


Roxana Hegeman
Kansas SRS asks judge to deny grandparents' lawsuit
Leavenworth Times, 3/12/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Disability advocates ask court to halt cuts
Wichita Eagle, 3/13/2010


David Klepper
Court asked to reverse cuts
Kansas City Star, 3/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
State faces lawsuit over social service cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2010


Associated Press
State faces lawsuit over cuts to social services
Garden City Telegram, 3/13/2010


David Klepper
Privatized foster care draws critics
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2010


Russ Morgan
Corner house faces cuts
Emporia Gazette, 3/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Senate expected to vote on day care bill
Emporia Gazette, 3/17/2010


Chuck Kurtz
Bill would change child care law
Johnson County Sun, 3/17/2010


Chuck Kurtz
Senator says bill would raise cost of child care
Johnson County Sun, 3/17/2010


Associated Press
Kansas Senate expected to vote on day care bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/17/2010


Associated Press
Bill requires inspections of home day cares
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2010


Patrick Lowry
Child care safety [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Utility funds available
Iola Register, 3/20/2010


Legislative Q & A
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2010


Scott Rothschild
News from the Kansas Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2010


Cammie Braden
Listen, legislators [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2010


Associated Press
House speaker accuses Democrats of defamation
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Late-term abortion bill sent to Senate
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2010


Jeannine Koranda
House expands penalties for DUI
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
New limitations weighed
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2010


Stan Finger
KDHE orders the closure of day care home
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2010


Shajia Ahmad
Advocates file suit for developmentally disabled
Garden City Telegram, 3/27/2010


Lisa Knoll
Programs assist children, families [your views]
Garden City Telegram, 3/27/2010


Tim Potter
Neighbor had called hotline about child
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2010


Janet Schalansky
Blue ribbons support child abuse prevention [other voices]
Leavenworth Times, 3/30/2010


Tim Potter
SRS was told of boy's possible abuse
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2010


Darcy Gray
Group wants to know 'why' behind infant death rates
Garden City Telegram, 4/1/2010


Darcy Gray
Group wants infant mortality causes studied
Junction City Daily Union, 4/2/2010


Diane Stafford
KC office faulted for a backlog of disability claims
Kansas City Star, 4/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Law will require social worker safety training
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2010


State social workers will need safety ed
Junction City Daily Union, 4/8/2010


Associated Press
Court refuses to block social services cuts
Garden City Telegram, 4/9/2010


Tim Carpenter
Safety is victim's legacy
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2010


David Klepper
Idea of widower now law
Kansas City Star, 4/9/2010


Linda Brantner
Kansas has program to help prevent child abuse
Leavenworth Times, 4/13/2010


Special to The Daily Union
Wamego, Abilene SRS offices to close
Junction City Daily Union, 4/14/2010


Social services debate slows budget work
Junction City Daily Union, 4/21/2010


Brad Dornes
Citizens protest state's cuts in social services
Manhattan Mercury, 4/21/2010


Cindy Luxem
Investing in care [readers forum]
Hays Daily News, 4/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Cindy Neises
Politicians discuss benefits to nursing facilities
Chanute Tribune, 4/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Bid to aid nursing facilities has twist
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kan. groups to rally for services for disabled
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/27/2010


Christine Metz
Child abuse investigators learn communication tool
Lawrence Journal World, 4/28/2010


Tim Carpenter
Inspections of day cares considered
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2010


Dion Lefler
Some decry cuts; others, spending
Wichita Eagle, 4/29/2010


Pinwheel garden to raise abuse awareness
Lawrence Journal World, 4/29/2010


John Hanna
Hundreds rally at Statehouse for disabled
Leavenworth Times, 4/29/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Funding 'not a luxury'
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2010


Dawne Leiker
Rally cry
Hays Daily News, 4/30/2010 [Newsbank article]


Richard Shank
A top priority
Hutchinson News, 5/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


Allen Twitchell
County to form new CDDO
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/4/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Deal reached on wheelchairs
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2010


Laura Bauer
Man with autism attracts support, doubt as nominee
Kansas City Star, 5/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Star's Editorial
Help, not hinder, with autism changes [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 5/6/2010


Kaley Conner
DSNWK client dies after injuries suffered at Russell house
Hays Daily News, 5/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


State investigates man's death at group home
Leavenworth Times, 5/8-9/2010


Associated Press
State investigates man's death at group home
Manhattan Mercury, 5/9/2010


Andrew Bauer
Apply funding where it's needed most
Hays Daily News, 5/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Brad Dornes
Local mental health spared cuts
Manhattan Mercury, 5/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
House endorses Lexie's law
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2010


Tim Potter
Agency: Social worker had no duty to protect girl
Kansas City Star, 5/16/2010


Special to The Daily Union
SRS awards Pawnee 2 grants for homeless
Junction City Daily Union, 5/18/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Head start fraud exposed [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2010


Chuck Kurtz
Changes help Lexie's law pass
Johnson County Sun, 5/26/2010


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