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State Government

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 State Government, 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 State Government, January through May, 2010


Associated Press
Statehouse renovation to stop dome tours
Lawrence Journal World, 1/1/2010


Christine Metz
Year marked by big changes
Lawrence Journal World, 1/1/2010


Tim Cunningham
Mission accomplished
Chanute Tribune, 1/2-3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Legislative session to be tough
Hutchinson News, 1/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
An overview of the legislation
Hutchinson News, 1/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Looking ahead state forecast gloomy for 2010
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2010


Russ Morgan
Budget will dominate 2010 session
Emporia Gazette, 1/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
State budget tricks dry up
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/4/2010


Martin Hawver
Negotiations trim revenue shortfall by about 66%
Junction City Daily Union, 1/5/2010


Kaley Conner
Legislators: Maintaining care will be difficult
Hays Daily News, 1/5/2010


Associated Press
State delays school aid, suspends senior services
Emporia Gazette, 1/6/2010


Bob Sigman
Governor on offense for schools
Johnson County Sun, 1/6/2010


Chuck Kurtz
How large the deficit? Leaders' opinions vary
Johnson County Sun, 1/6/2010


Chuck Kurtz
County prepares wish list for legislature
Johnson County Sun, 1/6/2010


Wire Service Reports
Revenue dept. gets $40 million from cases
Salina Journal, 1/6/2010


GOP town hall meeting Saturday
Johnson County Sun, 1/6/2010


Steve Rose
Predictions 2010
Johnson County Sun, 1/6/2010


Luke Thompson
Local and state leaders seek changes
Manhattan Mercury, 1/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingswoth
Rainy day funding suggested
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2010


The Star's Editorial
Moving forward without busting the budget [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 1/6/2010


John Hanna
Kan. budget gap grows as revenues fall short
Hutchinson News, 1/7/2010


David Klepper
Kansas gets new lawmaker
Emporia Gazette, 1/7/2010


John Hanna
Revenue falls short; budget gap grows
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2010


Gwyn Mellinger
More cuts would cripple
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2010


Associated Press
House vacancy filled, another created
Hays Daily News, 1/7/2010


Dave Seaton
McKinney: Big moral decisions ahead
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/7/2010


Wichita Eagle
Lawmakers can't afford to fight over budget
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/8/2010


Associated Press
Taxes may be on the table
Garden City Telegram, 1/9/2010


John Hanna
Legislators face decision on taxes
Salina Journal, 1/9/2010


Public apologies [editorial]
Leavenworth Times, 1/9-10/2010


Harold Campbell
Legislative session to revolve around budget
Chanute Tribune, 1/9-10/2010


Scott Rothschild
Tough session awaits
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2010


Scott Rothschild
The Kansas legislature's key players
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2010


J-W Editorials
Survival strategy [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2010


The Star's Editorial
A mandate for progress, despite financial woes [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
2010 10 all about the money
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2010


Michael Strand
How will the state legislature balance the budget?
Salina Journal, 1/10/2010


Darrel Miller
It's hard to hope without the change
Hays Daily News, 1/10/2010


Mike Corn
Cash crisis will dominate session
Hays Daily News, 1/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jerry Wofford
Money, money, money
Manhattan Mercury, 1/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Balance involves more than cuts [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
2010 legislative session deficit awaits [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2010


Tim Carpenter
Parkinson: 'Work together'
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Revealing the vision
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2010


John Hanna
Fiscal restraint seems popular
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2010


R. Scott Jennings
Further state budget cuts will be a disaster for disabled, elderly [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Statehouse renovations enter final phase
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/11/2010


Associated Press
Senate committee to look at death penalty
Manhattan Mercury, 1/12/2010


Tim Carpenter
Governor, GOP at odds over budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2010


Tim Carpenter
Reaction O'Neal: GOP ready to fight new taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2010


Our View
Budget battle
Garden City Telegram, 1/12/2010


The Capital-Journal
Commissioner sworn in
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2010


The Star's Editorial
Kansas needs revenue, not more harmful cuts
Kansas City Star, 1/13/2010


Scott Rothschild
Furloughs may hit capitol
Lawrence Journal World, 1/13/2010


Leo Schell
We now know what we can expect from the GOP this legislative session [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Our View
On the budget
Junction City Daily Union, 1/13/2010


Rick Babson
Parkinson's makeover good place to start [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 1/13/2010|


Foss Farrar and Roy Graber
Local legislators split on governor's proposals
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/13/2010


Dave Seaton
Winfield faces a long fight for state jobs and service
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/13/2010


David Klepper
County GOP gets look at what's ahead
Olathe Daily News, 1/13/2010


Tim Carpenter
State worker raises shelved
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2010


David Klepper
Foster care overhaul pushed
Kansas City Star, 1/14/2010


Dion Lefler
Dems to GOP: What's your plan?
Wichita Eagle, 1/14/2010


Brandy Nance
Computer purchase considered
Emporia Gazette, 1/14/2010


Tim Carpenter
Committee votes against raises for state workers
Hays Daily News, 1/14/2010


Public Forum
Make voices heard on pipeline exemption
Winfield Daily News, 1/14/2010


Tim Carpenter
Committee votes against raises for state employees
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/14/2010


Deb Gruver
Kansans can seek help with energy bills
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2010


Tim Carpenter
Capitol furloughs on hold
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2010


Associated Press
Kansas 'sovereignty' resolution protest feds
Winfield Daily News, 1/15/2010


Tim Carpenter
Committee votes against raises for Kan. employees
Junction City Daily Union, 1/15/2010


John Milburn
Kansas capitol building tightens security
Junction City Daily Union, 1/15/2010


Patrick Lowry
Legislative salaries [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 1/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Statehouse tightens security
Emporia Gazette, 1/15/2010


Associated Press
Committee votes against raises for state employees
Chanute Tribune, 1/15/2010


Associated Press
Furloughs for legislators delayed by details
Manhattan Mercury, 1/15-16/2010


Ric Anderson
You call that a furlough?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2010


David Klepper
Hundreds converge on Topeka to defend state sovereignty
Kansas City Star, 1/16/2010


The Star's Editorial
Capitol watch: Tax talk is cheap, plentiful
Kansas City Star, 1/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Legislator furloughs delayed by details
Junction City Daily Union, 1/16/2010


Scott Rothschild
Hundreds rally against federal mandates
Lawrence Journal World, 1/16/2010


Mary Clarkin
Work at Capitol includes a commute for some lawmakers
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Legislator answers 5 pressing questions
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Steve Kraske
A dejected civility engineer
Kansas City Star, 1/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Duane Goossen
Governor's budget moves us forward
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2010


Ralph Ustmeyer
Service, not harm
Hays Daily News, 1/17/2010


Salina Journal
Kansas views
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Iola Register
Kansas views
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Winfield Daily Courier
Kansas views
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Hutchinson News
Kansas views
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Both parties stumble at starting line
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2010


Brandy Nance
State budget was topic of Saturday's eggs & issues
Emporia Gazette, 1/18/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Doing right takes a new attitude by state Legislature [opinion]
Iola Register, 1/18/2010


Our View
Furlough flop
Garden City Telegram, 1/18/2010


Tim Carpenter
Barnett suggests wage freeze
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2010


Gwendolynne Larson
A difficult step [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 1/19/2010


Tom A. Throne
State, local budget woes take center stage at retreat
Junction City Daily Union, 1/19/2010


Mike Heronemus
Barnett proposes ending per diems
Junction City Daily Union, 1/19/2010


Martin Hawver
Committee's inaction not big news by interesting
Junction City Daily Union, 1/19/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Government wages trim payroll [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2010


Steve Rose
Siberia might be more fun
Johnson County Sun, 1/20/2010


Mary Clarkin
Gov unfazed by criticism
Hutchinson News, 1/20/2010


Scott Rothschild
Committee rejects legislative budget cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2010


Richard Shank
A house speaker's work is never done
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Legislative furloughs, pay cut still an option
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2010


John Green
Bill targets lawmakers' 'allowance'
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Families testify in support of death penalty
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/22/2010


The Star's Editorial
Unemployed workers and Friday shirkers
Kansas City Star, 1/23/2010


Tim Carpenter
Lawmaker salaries targeted
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2010


Tim Carpenter
Possible budget remedy offered
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2010


Mary Clarkin
Bill looks to outlaw novelty lighters
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Democrats propose cutting $1.37M cut
Junction City Daily Union, 1/23-25/2010


David Klepper
Security bolstered at statehouse
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Darcy Gray
Courts wait for furlough decision
Hutchinson News, 1/24/2010


Associated Press
Oops! No vote by panel on states right measure
Manhattan Mercury, 1/24/2010


Associated Press
House Democrats legislative cuts
Manhattan Mercury, 1/24/2010


Janis Lee
2010 session will be about recovering lost ground
Hays Daily News, 1/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Don Hineman
This year goes beyond cutting fat
Hays Daily News, 1/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorials

Positive cuts [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2010


Cheryl Unruh
Sounds like Kansas
Emporia Gazette, 1/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Martin Hawver
Legislators' empathy a waste of time
Junction City Daily Union, 1/26/2010


Hidden cost [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2010


Ed Trimmer
Many bills introduced early in session
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/26/2010


Mike Hall
Legislator pay cuts: a popular idea
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senator questions law requiring notices in print
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2010


Tim Carpenter
State economy gets $4.4M injection
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2010


Council hosts legislative series
Johnson County Sun, 1/27/2010


Associated Press
Kansas House panel hears tax increase opponents
Garden City Telegram, 1/27/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Budget plight hits Iola up close and personal [editorial]
Iola Register, 1/27/2010


John Milburn
Kansas Senate approves cuts to budget
Junction City Daily Union, 1/28/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate Oks governor's suggested budget cuts
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2010


Michael Strand
Svaty the hottie
Salina Journal, 1/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Lost and found 30 years of giving back
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2010


Tim Carpenter
KCC member steps down
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2010


Edie Ross
State's many phases show in its slogans
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2010 [Newsbank article]


Talking back to ext. 333 [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/29/2010


Patrick J. Hurley
Infrastructure needs [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 1/29/2010 [Newsbank article]



The Star's Editorial
Under the domes: Bad advice, big egos [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2010


Tim Carpenter
Budget woes nix raises
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2010


Ric Anderson
Legislators rattling around
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Pay raises unlikely for state workers
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2010


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers: No raises for state employees
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2010


Phillip Brownlee
Bad options [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2010


Bernie Koch
State needs balanced approach to recovery
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2010


Garry Winget
Overlooked solution [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 1/31/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dawne Leiker
Still no clear answers
Hays Daily News, 1/31/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
State budget lawmakers see savings in consolidation of services
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2010


Stargazing|Cosmo eyes local pols; Kitty Kelley tells all about Oprah
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2010


David Goldstein
Too early to predict budget's Kansas impact
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Senators hear 'sorry' bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2010


Tim Carpenter
KOSE questions salary doubts by Senate committee
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2010


Tim Hrenchir
Layoffs among options for city
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpetner
Mistake depletes water fund
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Senate panel to debate states rights
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/3/2010


Mike Corn
While waiting on budget, legislators urge federal action
Hays Daily News, 2/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
House speaker leads suit against state
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate resolution asserts state's sovereignty
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2010


Vickie Sandell Stangl
Stay out of partisan politics
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2010


David Klepper
Resolution says back off, feds
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2010


The Lawrence Journal World
Time running out to fix state budget
Iola Register, 2/4/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Silly season hits legislative halls [editorial]
Iola Register, 2/4/2010


Patrick Lowry
Non-binding resolutions [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Kaley Conner
Services to disabled hurt by budget cuts
Salina Journal, 2/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
Furloughs deferred; quick action needed from lawmakers, governor
Emporia Gazette, 2/5/2010


John Hanna
Governor declares new smoking bill a 'fraud'
Salina Journal, 2/6/2010


Take a number
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2010


Study streamlining of Kansas government focus of House bill
Chanute Tribune, 2/6-7/2010


Our View
What is the cost of keep public government open?
Junction City Daily Union, 2/6-8/2010


Janis Lee
Budget woes and bright spots
Hays Daily News, 2/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dan Johnson
Three difficult choices
Hays Daily News, 2/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Matthew Clark
$39 million Kansas budget deficit seen
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/8/2010


Wichita Eagle
Bad options in Kansas [Kansas Editorial Roundup]
Hays Daily News, 2/8/2010


David Klepper
Secretary of state heads for private-sector job
Kansas City Star, 2/9/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Thornburgh stepping down from election post
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Ron Thornburgh steps down as Kansas' secretary of state
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2010


Associated Press
Secretary of state leaving for private sector job
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2010


Mark Fagan

Douglas County clerk 'on the radar'
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2010


John Hanna
Kansas official quits to take job in private sector
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/9/2010


Thornburgh is leaving too soon [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Audit: Merged districts could save millions
Manhattan Mercury, 2/9/2010


Associated Press
House panel considers halting tax exemptions
Manhattan Mercury, 2/9/2010


Associated Press
Young girls killed in Mulvane house fire
Manhattan Mercury, 2/9/2010


Associated Press
Towns to share $500K in grants
Manhattan Mercury, 2/9/2010


Tim Linn
Budget talk dominates legislative update
Leavenworth Times, 2/9/2010


Matthew Clark
Kansas secretary of state to step down
Leavenworth Times, 2/9/2010


Deb Gruver
Cuts threaten county's elderly, disabled
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2010


Associated Press
House set to debate Kan. budget
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/10/2010


Chuck Kurtz
Secretary of state resigns
Johnson County Sun, 2/10/2010


Associated Press
Kan. legislators review health care amendment
Garden City Telegram, 2/10/2010


Amy Bickel
Could this be little blue's year at Capitol?
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Chuck Kurtz
Republicans lukewarm on legislator pay cuts
Johnson County Sun, 2/10/2010


Jeannine Koranda
House votes to cut elected officials' pay
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Fuel tax receipts make it right [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2010


Tim Carpenter
House OKs bill for 5% pay cut
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2010


Mary Sanchez
Hold the immigration tactics, and the pizza
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
House votes to cut its pay
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
House votes to cut pay of state officials
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2010


Associated Press
House advances reduced Kansas budget
Garden City Telegram, 2/11/2010


Mike Corn
Prof gives stamp of approval to little bluestem
Hays Daily News, 2/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Senate approves measure affirming states' rights
Lawrence Journal World, 2/12/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

State pay cuts sound move [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2010


Tim Carpenter
Voting record under scrutiny
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2010


John Milburn
Kansas Senate passes states rights measure
Leavenworth Times, 2/12/2010


Associated Press
House adopts 2010 budget fix
Chanute Tribune, 2/12/2010


Chris Bowman
GOP confusion [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


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


Barbara Hollingsworth
Democratic candidate, secretary of state in works
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Star's Editorial
Statehouse solution: Let's hunt lions! [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2010


Ed Trimmer
Several big items discussed in Topeka
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/13/2010


Pay reduction part of House's budget bill
Chanute Tribune, 2/13-14/2010


Ric Anderson
Ethics 101: The House speaker test
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2010


Eber Phelps
E-filing fee proposal turned aside
Hays Daily News, 2/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jim Morrison
Halfway home, much left to do
Hays Daily News, 2/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas Senate agrees on states' rights issue
Kansas City Star, 2/15/2010


Russ Morgan
Budget dominates forum
Emporia Gazette, 2/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Courier Views
Fun and games under the dome
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/15/2010


Associated Press
Legislature nears midpoint of session
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/15/2010


Shajia Ahmad
State legislators address budget issues
Garden City Telegram, 2/15/2010


Scott Rothschild
Legislature looks at ways to cut own budget
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Kansas citizens have good advice [editorial]
Iola Register, 2/16/2010


Melanie Meier
Adventures in the Statehouse
Leavenworth Times, 2/16/2010


David Klepper
Kansas' fiscal woes a worry for disabled
Kansas City Star, 2/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Eagle Staff and News Services
'Apology bill' adds protections for physicians
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2010


Good record of public service [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 2/17/2010


Chuck Kurtz
Budget not only topic in Topeka
Johnson County Sun, 2/17/2010


House moves efficiency bill; another stalls
Junction City Daily Union, 2/17/2010


Lou Ann Colyer
State's services can't withstand any additional cuts [letters to the editor]
Chanute Tribune, 2/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Boards are still paying their dues
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
Medical marijuana unlikely; guns a better shot in Legislature
Hays Daily News, 2/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Richard Shank
Capitol a Kansas architectural treasure
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Melanie Meier
Adventures in the Statehouse
Leavenworth Times, 2/18/2010


Judge's opinion [cartoon political]
Kansas City Star, 2/19/2010


Tim Carpenter
Salary cut passes
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
House tentatively OKs domestic violence bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2010


Associated Press
Senate approves state budget fix
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/19/2010


Ric Anderson
'Rat's rear end' invoked
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2010


Tim Carpenter
Budget still trouble
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Where bills stand
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Measure would allot officers for lake area
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2010


Eric Swanson
State treasurer promotes unclaimed property department
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/20/2010


Special to The Daily Union
State to set up digital records repository
Junction City Daily Union, 2/20-22/2010


Kristen Roderick
Education's budget struggles dominate legislative discussion
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Group fees [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bill Felber
Divided government
Manhattan Mercury, 2/21/2010


Don Hineman
Kicking the can
Hays Daily News, 2/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Hutchinson News
Business tax [Kansas views]
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Lawrence Journal-World
Holland [Kansas views]
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Hays Daily News
Right to refuse [Kansas views]
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Winfield Daily Courier
Silly season [Kansas views]
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Randall H. Elam
Raise income tax [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Where major issues stand in the Kansas Legislature after 'turnaround'
Manhattan Mercury, 2/22/2010


Ric Anderson
Lawmakers not flying toward fix for the budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2010


Associated Press
States' rights
Emporia Gazette, 2/23/2010


Harold Campbell
SEK legislators choice: Cut spending, raise taxes
Chanute Tribune, 2/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Group seeks to name state grass
Iola Register, 2/23/2010


John Milburn
Panel hears merits of 'rainy day' fund
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Rainy day fund debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2010


Russ Morgan
Budget continues to dominate session
Emporia Gazette, 2/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Bill ties drug tests to welfare
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Grass legislation takes root
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2010


Tribune Staff
It's your money --- take it back!
Chanute Tribune, 2/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
NAACP decries health 'freedom' proposal
Junction City Daily Union, 2/25/2010


Chapman Rackaway
Wasting time
Hays Daily News, 2/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Chapman Rackaway
Good sense
Hays Daily News, 2/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Chapman Rackaway
Rainy day joke
Hays Daily News, 2/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jon Paden
Submerge party
Hutchinson News, 2/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Feb. revenue shortfall is $71 million
Wichita Eagle, 2/27/2010


Tim Carpenter
Proponent of drug tests says test legislators too
Wichita Eagle, 2/27/2010


Tim Carpenter
State income again takes hit
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Alcohol taxes targeted
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Dems call for reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2010


Tim Carpenter
Bill proposes drug testing for lawmakers
Salina Journal, 2/27/2010


John Hanna
Revenue picture worsens by $71M
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2010


Scott Rothschild
Plan would try to shore up retirement system
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2010


Associated Press
Lawmaker proposes drug testing at Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2010


Tim Carpenter
Legislator proposes drug testing for lawmakers
Junction City Daily Union, 2/27/2010


Sean Wardwell and Matthew Clark
Kansas lawmakers look at cuts to save cash
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/27/2010


Ric Anderson
Drug test idea not best solution
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2010


Rick Plumlee and Jeannine Koranda
Concern grows over shortfall in pension fund
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2010


Chris Hunter
Legislators talk budget challenges
Salina Journal, 2/28/2010


John Green
Dying bills often are reincarnated
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Green
O'Neal pleased with legislative pace
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jim Morrison
Some innovative ways the state might save money
Hays Daily News, 2/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Eber Phelps
Recovery act is paying dividends for Kansas
Hays Daily News, 2/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Indigent defendants cheap labor [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2010


Scott Rothschild
Department of labor report shows opportunities in health care
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2010


Scott Rothschild
Sloan discusses wind energy issues
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2010


Scott Rothschild
Rally draws attention to workers' comp
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2010


Scott Rothschild
What's next
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2010


Tim Carpenter
Kelley wants drug testing for lawmakers
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/1/2010


Rainy day fund [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2010


Legislators to appear in Oxford
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/1/2010


Phillip Brownlee
Don't delay in closing KPERS gap [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2010


John Hanna
House OKs tax break bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2010


Kathie Moore
Hoping for the best
Hutchinson News, 3/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kansas House panel reviews sales tax bill
Manhattan Mercury, 3/2/2010


Foss Farrar
Republican legislators discuss budget, taxes and education
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/2/2010


Bob Sigman
Kansans caught in budget squeeze
Johnson County Sun, 3/3/2010


Dan Deming
Better spending priorities
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Chuck Kurtz
House, Senate need to find a middle ground on budget
Johnson County Sun, 3/3/2010


Loren Stanton
State wants to reunite residents with millions in unclaimed assets
Johnson County Sun, 3/3/2010


John Green
Bill targets cemetery bookkeeping
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kansas' revenue secretary predicts delay in tax refunds
Garden City Telegram, 3/3/2010


Associated Press
Board reviewing plan for casino
Garden City Telegram, 3/3/2010


Health amendment [statehouse briefs]
Hays Daily News, 3/3/2010


Special education [statehouse briefs]
Hays Daily News, 3/3/2010


Child support [statehouse briefs]
Hays Daily News, 3/3/2010


Under the dome [statehouse briefs]
Hays Daily News, 3/3/2010


Harold Campbell
State treasurer seeks to reunite unclaimed property with rightful owner
Chanute Tribune, 3/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
House set to vote on state grass
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2010


Richard Shank
Renovation reveals capitol's secrets
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Russ Morgan
Barnett retiring from medicine
Emporia Gazette, 3/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Speaking up [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2010


John Baker
To speak or not to speak [public forum]
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/4/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Parkinson to address more cuts to budget
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2010


David Klepper
After debate, Kansas House sends grass bill to Senate
Kansas City Star, 3/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Local & State not all unclaimed property web sites endorsed by State
Chanute Tribune, 3/5/2010


House passes bill to desginate state grass
Junction City Daily Union, 3/5/2010


Associated Press
Governor to outline plan for balancing budget
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/5/2010


Associated Press
Budget shortfall now projected at $467 million
Garden City Telegram, 3/5/2010


Associated Press
Counties talk about filing tax claim
Garden City Telegram, 3/5/2010


Associated Press
House to consider states' rights resolution
Hays Daily News, 3/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Star's Editorial
Budget crisis sure doesn't take vacation [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/6/2010


David Klepper and Brad Cooper
Roadway repairs cut out by state
Kansas City Star, 3/6/2010


Ric Anderson
Narrow legislation can be dangerous
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2010


Tim Carpenter
Bumpy budget road leads to KDOT cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2010


Mary Clarkin
Senator: Next year's budget looks worse than this year's
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst

Legislative tactics [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2010


John Hanna
Kansas House to consider states' rights
Leavenworth Times, 3/6/2010


Melanie Meier
Two bills were highly debated
Leavenworth Times, 3/6/2010


Ed Trimmer
Budget problems continue in Topeka
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/6/2010


Russ Morgan
Gov. asks for legislative action to balance budget
Emporia Gazette, 3/6-7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Karrey Britt
Cuts 'pretty harsh' for agency dealing with disabilities
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2010


Bill Wilson
Taxes, smoking ban dominate forum
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Late starts common for legislative meetings
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2010


Tim Carpenter
Where is everybody?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2010


Tim Carpenter
Legislative pay 'horribly inadequate'
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2010


Associated Press
House to take up 10th amendment resolution
Manhattan Mercury, 3/7/2010


Associated Press
Closing dates announced for 6 more armories
Manhattan Mercury, 3/7/2010


Associated Press
Still no decision on new secretary of state
Manhattan Mercury, 3/7/2010


Leadership Kansas chooses three from Manhattan
Manhattan Mercury, 3/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Making the best of bad options [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/7/2010


Janis Lee
Using more, paying more and key safety legislation
Hays Daily News, 3/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dan Johnson
And the bad news just keeps coming
Hays Daily News, 3/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Hays Daily News
Casino exemption
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Garden City Telegram
Indoor clean air
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Kansas City Star
Tax exemptions
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Winfield Daily Courier
Campaign law
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Hutchinson News
Covenant marriage
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ottawa Herald
Child care inspections
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Legislators absent most on Fridays
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2010


Mike Hall
Energy loans up for grabs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2010


Scott Rothschild
State parks a big hit
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2010


Scott Rothschild
Maybe it'll be a surprise party
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2010


Scott Rothschild
Elephant in the room
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2010


Scott Rothschild
What's the next
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2010


Associated Press
Senators' attendance records sketchy
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2010


Associated Press
Kansas has $3M for communities for energy projects
Manhattan Mercury, 3/8/2010


Burdett Loomis
Two cheers (and a boo) for the legislature
Hays Daily News, 3/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Burdett Loomis
Cheers, jeers for lawmakers
Garden City Telegram, 3/8/2010


Are legislators absent too much?
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2010


Ric Anderson
Shorter session beats raise
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2010


Burdett Loomis
Two cheers and a boo
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Limited 5 percent pay cut in mix
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2010


John Hanna
Legislators mull new soda tax
Junction City Daily Union, 3/10/2010


Dan Deming
State grass walks over real problems
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Budget plans draw protesters
Hays Daily News, 3/10/2010


Political cartoon [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 3/10/2010


Tim Carpenter
Limiting leaders' pay
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Kansas Legislature showing up [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2010


Jack Mace
Squandered
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Bill would limit comp pay for Statehouse leaders
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/11/2010


John Milburn
House moves ahead on passenger rail measure
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2010


Associated Press
Governor to sign smoking restrictions
Manhattan Mercury, 3/11/2010


Associated Press
House advances passenger rail measure
Manhattan Mercury, 3/11/2010


Associated Press
School consolidation
Manhattan Mercury, 3/11/2010


Associated Press
Parkinson calls jobless rate 'discouraging'
Manhattan Mercury, 3/11/2010


Associated Press
Law will ban chemicals for synthetic pot
Manhattan Mercury, 3/11/2010


Ghost of budget future [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Salary reductions called uneven
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2010


John Hanna
Move on pay cuts raises some eyebrows
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


House speaker's move on pay questioned
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2010


John Hanna
Democrats criticize move to delay staff's pay cuts
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2010


Associated Press
Parkinson signs state smoking ban
Garden City Telegram, 3/13/2010


Mary Clarkin
Lawmakers ponder tax reports, disability issue
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2010


Tim Carpenter
Bill would limit comp pay for Statehouse leaders
Leavenworth Times, 3/13/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Sovereignty resolution advances
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2010


Do the math yourself: Millions of headaches [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/13/2010


Associated Press
Secretary of state to be named soon
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/13/2010


Bobbi Mlynar
Unpaid time off begins in April
Emporia Gazette, 3/13-14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Bill would cap lawmakers' extra pay
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Legislative spending taking a cut [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2010


L. D. Alford
Tighten belt [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Opinion line
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2010


Associated Press
Senate committee OKs $13.8B budget
Hays Daily News, 3/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Gayle Weber
Budget cutting over?
Hays Daily News, 3/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
Taxes, schools discussed
Emporia Gazette, 3/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
O'Neal v. Davis in lawsuits [capitol briefing]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2010


Scott Rothschild
Rally for school funding [capitol briefing]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2010


Scott Rothschild
3 governors and a news conference [capitol briefing]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2010


Scott Rothschild
Son of K2 [capitol briefing]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2010


David Klepper
Kansas examines foster care
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2010


Mike Corn
Budget likely to come late in session
Hays Daily News, 3/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Budget crisis doesn't slow legislative travel expenses
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2010


Associated Press
Key Kansas lawmaker unveils plan to raise taxes
Manhattan Mercury, 3/16/2010


Rhonda Holman
Fiscal reality dawning on legislators [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2010


Patrick Lowry
We're no. 1 [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/16/2010


Associated Press
Biggs named secretary of state
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/16/2010


Tax increase needed for budget shortfall [letters]
Leavenworth Times, 3/16/2010


Kansas Chamber of Commerce
Missouri governor has a better plan than raising taxes
Leavenworth Times, 3/16/2010


David Klepper
Kansas governor appoints Democrat
Kansas City Star, 3/17/2010


David Klepper
Topeka rallies ratchet up pressure
Kansas City Star, 3/17/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Parkinson names Biggs as secretary of state
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2010


Associated Press
New secretary of state named
Lawrence Journal World, 3/17/2010


Megan Molitor
Biggs named secretary of state
Junction City Daily Union, 3/17/2010


John Hanna
Securities regulator is new state elections chief
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/17/2010


Bob Sigman
Tide turns on taxes
Johnson County Sun, 3/17/2010


Associated Press
State workers call rally for jobs, pay
Garden City Telegram, 3/17/2010


Tim Carpenter
State employees lobby against cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2010


John Milburn
GOP plan: Balanced budget, no tax hikes
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2010


Political oddity [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2010


Associated Press
Kansas House GOP releases budget cuts
Manhattan Mercury, 3/18/2010


John Milburn
Kan. House GOP set to release their budget-balancing plan
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2010


Tom Bell
State has cut plenty already [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Kan. House GOP set to release budget
Salina Journal, 3/18/2010


Jeannine Koranda
House plan won't raise taxes, cuts worker pay
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2010


Jeannine Koranda
State Senate OKs Flint Hills burning measure
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Lawmakers drafting new abortion bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2010


Associated Press
Senate panel OKs judge-campaign bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Parkinson: GOP budget cuts 'irresponsible'
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2010


John Milburn
Kansas houses divided on how to balance budget
Iola Register, 3/19/2010


Megan Molitor
Craft: Budget requires no tax increase
Junction City Daily Union, 3/19/2010


John Milburn
Legislators push budget, stall on taxes
Junction City Daily Union, 3/19/2010


Russ Morgan
House plan has cuts only
Emporia Gazette, 3/19/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Kansas House GOP releases budget cuts
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/19/2010


Matthew Clark
GOP plan includes spending cuts
Leavenworth Times, 3/19/2010


Associated Press
House member seeks speaker's documents
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Senate panel rejects health care proposals
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Ethics hearing reset for former deputy A. G.
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Opinion line
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Health amendment flounders
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2010


Tim Carpenter
Budget will touch nearly all
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2010


Star's Editorial
Devising novel ways to prop up budgets [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2010


Rhonda Holman
Budget dance continues in Topeka [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2010


John Maier
Legislative pay
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2010


Janis Lee
Schools, social services have seen enough cuts
Hays Daily News, 3/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dan Johnson
Anything can happen, and just might
Hays Daily News, 3/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Kristen Roderick
Budget dominates legislative forum
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Budget bills rely heavily on cuts
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Proposal under way for historic Dillon house
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Enormous cuts vs. new taxes
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2010


Rhonda Holman
No ways to dress up obvious conflict
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Need to boost your retirement? Try getting elected to state office
Hutchinson News, 3/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Health amendment faces final vote in House [Kansas news]
Emporia Gazette, 3/23/2010


House advances bill to narrow abortion law [Kansas news]
Emporia Gazette, 3/23/2010


House speaker to get reply to complaint [Kansas views]
Emporia Gazette, 3/23/2010


Dave Trabert
Everyone wins or we all lose
Hays Daily News, 3/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Kansans: Tax tobacco and booze; don't cut education
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2010


Associated Press
Senate approves journalist shield law
Emporia Gazette, 3/24/2010


Kan. House pushes bill on strip clubs
Emporia Gazette, 3/24/2010


Kan. House speaker says critics have defamed him
Emporia Gazette, 3/24/2010


Kan. House passes bill to strengthen DUI law
Emporia Gazette, 3/24/2010


Unfair advantage [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Turf battle [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Tax-hike amendment fails unanimously
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


David Klepper
Bill adds johns to sex offender registry
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


David Klepper
Attempt to block health core bill fails again
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Law gives boost to high-speed rail plans
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


Associated Press
House OKs change to Kansas Constitution
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


David Klepper
State grass bill heads to governor's desk
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


Jeannine Koranda
House backs request on Flint Hills burning
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


John Milburn
House passes bill on strip clubs
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


Tim Carpenter
Hays among 14 chambers backing tax hike
Hays Daily News, 3/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Correcting mistakes funding fixes [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2010


Mary Clarkin
As lawmakers break, budget has brakes on
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Why is House eyeing strippers?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2010


Star's Editorial
Civility and scuffling [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2010


Mary Clarkin
Bill naming road for resident to go to gov
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2010 [Newsbank article]


Matthew Clark
Senate democrats to offer new budget proposal
Leavenworth Times, 3/27/2010


James Carlson
Kansas' senators rarely use franking
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2010


Bill Felber
Lawmakers at odds about solving revenue issues
Manhattan Mercury, 3/28/2010


James Carlson
Survey: Many unhappy with state legislature
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2010


Scott Rothschild
Senate V.P. says special session on budget possible
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2010


J-W Editorial

Business support [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2010


John Milburn
Kansas budget remains in holding pattern
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2010 [Newsbank article]



Ric Anderson
Friendly advice for the Legislature
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2010


Kan. lawmakers won't debate budget this week
Emporia Gazette, 3/30/2010


Martin Hawver
Statehouse talk: Sales tax vs. income tax
Junction City Daily Union, 3/30/2010


Associated Press
Kansas lawmakers OK sovereignty bill
Iola Register, 3/30/2010


Ben Wearing
Beating up Harry and Nancy [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/30/2010 [Newsbank article]


Harold Campbell
Legislators waiting on revenue numbers to weigh-in budget
Chanute Tribune, 3/30/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Lawmakers won't debate budget this week
Manhattan Mercury, 3/30/2010


David Klepper
Lawmakers in Kansas leave big questions open
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2010 [Newsbank article]


Clyde Vasey
What kid of 'socialism' are the Republicans talking about? [public forum]
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/31/2010


Tim Carpenter
House, Senate work late
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2010


Matthew Clark
Budget won't be discussed before Legislative spring break
Leavenworth Times, 3/31/2010


Melanie Meier
Legislators anticipate final days of session
Leavenworth Times, 3/31/2010


Staff and Wire Reports
Legislature takes early adjournment
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2010


Jason Noble and David Klepper
Carrying in the capitol
Kansas City Star, 4/1/2010


Scott Rothschild
No more cuts: Consensus builds for raising taxes
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2010


Star's Editorial
It's payday, all right [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Capitol ideas: Taxes, cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2010


John Milburn
Gov sees signs of recovery for state
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
Chambers want a role in state budgeting
Emporia Gazette, 4/2/2010


David Klepper
Game on for state budget
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Red State
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2010


Mike Corn
With gov's OK, little bluestem is state grass
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Janis Lee
Lawmakers need accurate figures for budget ruling
Hays Daily News, 4/4/2010 [Newsbank article]



John Hanna
Lawmakers' final agenda set
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2010


Where major issues stand in the Kansas legislature
Salina Journal, 4/5/2010


Associated Press
Tea party visible, loosely organized
Garden City Telegram, 4/5/2010


Amy Bickel
Pay raises on hold for lawmakers too
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Where major issues stand in the Kansas Legislature
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/5/2010


John Hanna
Kansas tea party visible but loosely organized
Hays Daily News, 4/5/2010


John Hanna
State's budget shortfall shrinks
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bob Sigman
Gap between needs and revenue
Johnson County Sun, 4/7/2010


Associated Press
Little bluestem to become official state grass July 1
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Kansas economy good signs [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2010


Dan Deming
Legislature must address conduct law
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Wichita Eagle
Legislative decisions [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 4/7/2010


Rick Babson
Mirror on Olathe not to Topeka: It's the budget, stupid [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 4/7/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
State can afford higher spending on essentials [editorial]
Iola Register, 4/8/2010


Journal's opinion line
Salina Journal, 4/8/2010


Chapman Rackaway
Incomplete at midterm
Hays Daily News, 4/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Story of Kansas politics told in a new state history [editorial]
Iola Register, 4/9/2010


Mary Clarkin
Tea party event here to eye fed spending
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dawne Leiker
State treasurer says to take advantage of unclaimed cash
Hays Daily News, 4/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Star's Editorial
Loud talk of ethics fades to a whisper [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/10/2010


Burdett Loomis
Get over it get on with it
Garden City Telegram, 4/12/2010


Burdett Loomis
Get over it, get on with it
Hutchinson News, 4/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bill Felber
Gov. says recession ending, but struggles ahead
Manhattan Mercury, 4/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Martin Hawver
Who will raise taxes, state or school boards?
Junction City Daily Union, 4/13/2010


Our View
Time to step up
Junction City Daily Union, 4/14/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Kansas can afford good schools and quality highways [opinion]
Iola Register, 4/14/2010


The Wichita Eagle
Three months later, state's budget still looks bleak
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/14/2010


Dave Peterson
The needs of Kansans [letters]
Kansas City Star, 4/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Roger Ziegenhorn
Health care reform [letters]
Kansas City Star, 4/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Funding KPERS in a hole [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2010


Kim Moore
Crisis calls for balanced, pragmatic approach
Hutchinson News, 4/16/2010


Star's Editorial
Maneuvering would wreck ethics reform [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/17/2010


David Klepper
Kansas deficit for 2011 grows
Kansas City Star, 4/17/2010


Bob Strawn
Consolidating government services would help stretch existing dollars [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 4/17/2010


Tim Linn
Update focuses on budget
Leavenworth Times, 4/17/2010


John Milburn
Revenue outlook: a $70M shortfall
Hutchinson News, 4/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Lives on the line in state budget fight
Lawrence Journal World, 4/17/2010


Scott Rothschild
Budget deficit grows deeper
Lawrence Journal World, 4/17/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Some say cut, others say tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2010


Tim Carpenter
Revenue numbers stark and daunting
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2010


Special to The Hays Daily News
Governor names 3 to disabilities council
Hays Daily News, 4/19/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dave Seaton
Budget shortfall dominates state legislators' forum
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/19/2010


Tim Carpenter
Committee resumes state's budget battle
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2010


Matthew Clark
New estimates indicate $150 million hole in state budget
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/20/2010


Michael Strand
Parkinson: 'We've cut too deep'
Salina Journal, 4/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kan. lawmaker: tax increase looks likely
Emporia Gazette, 4/20/2010


Lee Messenger
Time to get tough
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Likelihood growing for tax increase
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Donetta Godsey
Budget main topic for school boards' meeting with legislators
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/20/2010


Courier Views
Look homeward, Cowley lawmakers [opinions]
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/20/2010


Dan Deming
Protests worthy of support
Hutchinson News, 4/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ben Wearing
Reducing the pain [editorial]
Salina Journal, 4/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Matthew Clark
State to face combined $510 million budget shortfall
Leavenworth Times, 4/21/2010


Richard Luken
Funding needs disputed
Iola Register, 4/21/2010


Foss Farrar
Ark City teachers concerned about state budget
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/21/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

State budget balancing act [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2010


The Wichita Eagle
State budget still looks bleak [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 4/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Senate panel finishes 2011 budget
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/22/2010


Associated Press
Senate panel aims to finish proposed budget
Chanute Tribune, 4/22/2010


Senate panel finishes 2011 budget
Junction City Daily Union, 4/22/2010


John Milburn
Budget shortfall remains
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2010


John Milburn
Yoder foresees budget surplus
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/23/2010


Ric Anderson
Putting legislature to the test
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2010


Megan Molitor
Craft sees need for limited tax hike
Junction City Daily Union, 4/24/2010


Scott Rothschild
House panel restores earlier cuts to budget
Lawrence Journal World, 4/24/2010


John Milburn
Panel backs revised budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2010


Star's Editorial
Tax credits burgeon while schools wither [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/24/2010


Bernie Koch
Polls show Kansans solidly oppose budget cuts
Kansas City Star, 4/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Edward H. Hammond
Educating ourselves out of a recession
Hays Daily News, 4/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


James Meier
State jobs [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2010


Tim Carpenter
State budget battle looms
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2010


Shaun Hittle
Revenue secretary gets to root of state budget woes
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2010


Rivals tout GOP endorsements [associated press]
Manhattan Mercury, 4/26/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Recession watch signs mislead [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2010


Associated Press
Taxes at top of legislature's wrap-up agenda
Garden City Telegram, 4/26/2010


John Hanna
Taxes at top of legislature's wrap-up agenda
Hutchinson News, 4/26/2010


Edward H. Hammond
State's future hinges on budget decisions [letters to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/27/2010


Budget decisions face reality: no place left to cut [opinion]
Iola Register, 4/27/2010


Bob Johnson
Schmidt, Otto optimistic
Iola Register, 4/27/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Threat of veto brews
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2010


David Klepper
Sense of independence at risk
Kansas City Star, 4/27/2010


Coming around to the lesser evil [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 4/27/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Governor pledges veto of further cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 4/27/2010


Melanie Meier
Your opinion counts, so please fill out survey
Leavenworth Times, 4/27/2010


J-W Editorials

Wrap it up [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/28/2010


Scott Rothschild
Warp-up session begins with issues pressing and otherwise
Lawrence Journal World, 4/28/2010


Bob Sigman
Legislature ready to rumble
Johnson County Sun, 4/28/2010


Russ Morgan
Budget process 'in uncharted waters'
Emporia Gazette, 4/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ed Trimmer
Budgeting process reconvenes in Topeka
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/28/2010


Kent Beisner
Kansas lawmakers must cut spending [letters]
Kansas City Star, 4/28/2010


Matthew Clark
Full plate of items await Kansas lawmakers
Leavenworth Times, 4/28/2010


Pat Staab
Something must be done [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 4/28/2010


Star's Editorial
Lawmakers: Show character in budget choices [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mark Parkinson
No limit on possibilities
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2010


Jerry Wofford
Lawmakers to tackle shortfall
Manhattan Mercury, 4/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Politicians' weekend salaries in doubt
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Impassioned rallies bring diverse pleas
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2010


David Klepper
Kansas lawmakers back at work on budget, taxes
Kansas City Star, 4/29/2010


Scott Rothschild
Competing budget rallies enliven capital
Lawrence Journal World, 4/29/2010


Eric Swanson
Budget blues
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/29/2010


Tyler McCoy-Harms
Accountability starts at home [letters to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/29/2010


John Hanna
Hundreds rally at Statehouse for disabled
Chanute Tribune, 4/29/2010


Associated Press
Kansas Senate panel ponders business taxes
Chanute Tribune, 4/30/2010


Jeannine Koranda
$91 million cuts from budget plan
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2010


Standoff isn't in the budget [blog]
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2010 [Newsbank article]


Opinion line
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2010


Dion Lefler
More rally in Topeka against state cuts
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Action on bill prompted by O'Neal likely in limbo
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2010


John Hanna
Panel ponders business taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2010


Tim Carpenter
House sidesteps abortion
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2010


John Milburn
State revenues miss estimate by $65M
Junction City Daily Union, 5/1/2010


Star's Editorial
Budget tactics: Hurry up or wait [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 5/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Increased Kansas sales, tobacco taxes get a first nod
Kansas City Star, 5/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
State revenues miss estimate by $65M
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2010


John Milburn
Revenues in Kansas fall short
Salina Journal, 5/1/2010


John Milburn
Filling the gap
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/1/2010


Tyler McCoy-Harms
Kansas lawmakers fall short on service [letters]
Kansas City Star, 5/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Revenues miss estimate by $65M
Hays Daily News, 5/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Nasty budget surprise stings
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Bad April news sets a challenge for legislature [opinion]
Iola Register, 5/3/2010


H. Edward Flentje
Finding a middle ground between poisons
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ed Flentje
It's a lose-lose for lawmakers
Garden City Telegram, 5/3/2010


Ed Flentje
Legislature will have to pick its poison
Hays Daily News, 5/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Budget work stumbles ahead
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2010


Associated Press
Kansas senate panel reopens budget talks
Emporia Gazette, 5/4/2010


Marti Crow
House and Senate reconvene for 'veto session'
Leavenworth Times, 5/4/2010


Associated Press
Senate panel reopens budget talks
Salina Journal, 5/4/2010


Mike Corn
Rep. Hineman declines rest of legislative pay
Hays Daily News, 5/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Kansas Senate panel reopens budget talks
Hays Daily News, 5/4/2010


Mary Clarkin
Hineman, other legislators forgo pay
Hutchinson News, 5/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas refines budget possibilities
Kansas City Star, 5/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Some Republicans pushing sale of assets
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2010


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers to consider tax increase today
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2010


John Milburn
Moderates take swing at budget fix
Iola Register, 5/5/2010


Jeannine Koranda
House votes 45-75 against proposed state budget
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2010


Tim Carpetner
GOP leaders' budget refused
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2010


John Milburn
House budget debate stalls
Salina Journal, 5/5/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Half of Senate gives up pay days
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2010


Associated Press
Kansas House debating 2011 budget
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/5/2010


Associated Press
House begins budget debate
Chanute Tribune, 5/5/2010


John Milburn
Divided Kansas House rejects 2011 budget
Hays Daily News, 5/5/2010


Patrick Lowry
Budget optimism [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 5/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Budget talks reopened
Leavenworth Times, 5/5/2010


Legislators need to make right call [letters to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 5/5/2010


Courier Views
A good sign from the House
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/5/2010



David Klepper
Kansas Senate budget would require tax hike
Kansas City Star, 5/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Some House staffers sent home
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate OKs budget short $350 million
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Legislative pay working free [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Senate makes budget headway
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2010


John Milburn
Senators approve $13.6B budget
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2010


Associated Press
Legislators forgo pay in effort to help budget
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2010


Ben Wearing
Sharing the pain of the budget [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Kansas lawmakers' pay become issue
Junction City Daily Union, 5/6/2010


John Hanna
Bipartisan budget plan approved
Iola Register, 5/6/2010


Chapman Rackaway
Voluntary pay cut adds a drop to the ocean
Hays Daily News, 5/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ed Trimmer
House finally moves on to budget
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/6/2010


Dion Lefler
House Oks one-hand hunting knives
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2010


Matthew Clark
Senate OKs $13.6B budget
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/7/2010


Too little [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
House works on budget; tax plan advances
Hays Daily News, 5/7/2010


Matthew Clark
Debate begins on state spending plan
Leavenworth Times, 5/7/2010


Post audit leader leaving Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 5/7/2010


Mark S. Gietzen
Governor spent tax dollars irresponsibly [letters to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/7/2010


Star's Editorial
Skullduggery season [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 5/8/2010


David Klepper
Coalition favors tax hike
Kansas City Star, 5/8/2010


Ric Anderson
Missed deadline? No biggie
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senate mulls gambling, transportation program
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Late night, no end in sight
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2010


Scott Rothschild
House finalizing budget
Lawrence Journal World, 5/8/2010


John Milburn
Group holds line on budget
Hutchinson News, 5/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Lawmakers see 'endgame'
Kansas City Star, 5/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
House delays budget vote
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Immigration will not go in House budget
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2010


Eagle Staff and News Service
House passes budget, delays vote on sales tax
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2010


Tim Carpenter
Legislature returns Monday
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2010


Staff and Wire Reports
Budget plan is OK'd
Manhattan Mercury, 5/9/2010


Ed Flentje
Taxes, cuts both cost jobs
Salina Journal, 5/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Janis Lee
Budget balancing
Hays Daily News, 5/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
House OKs budget as vote on tax plan awaits
Hutchinson News, 5/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Business as usual [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2010


Scott Rothschild
House passes budget
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2010


John Hanna
State budget takes new path
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2010


Associated Press
Immigration will not go in House budget
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2010


Associated Press
State to unveil website about 150th celebration
Emporia Gazette, 5/10/2010


Ed Trimmer
House brings in budget at 4 a.m. Sat.
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/10/2010


Joseph A. Aistrup
Move over, Arizona; here comes Kansas
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Dems, moderate GOP delay sales tax vote
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2010


Associated Press
Kansas lawmakers' budget work touches many issues
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/10/2010


Tax squabble lasts into the night
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Selling off state property makes some sense
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2010


David Klepper
Kansas wrestles with a tax hike
Kansas City Star, 5/11/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senate adopts House $13B budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
State plans website for sesquicentennial
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2010


Scott Rothschild
Tax increase vote in flux early today
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2010


Russ Morgan
Budget on its way to governor's office
Emporia Gazette, 5/11/2010


A moderate solution, at last [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 5/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Staff and Wire Reports
A sigh of relief
Manhattan Mercury, 5/11/2010


Martin Hawver
Not good politics, just Statehouse politics
Junction City Daily Union, 5/11/2010


Ed Trimmer
Next step: The governor's signature
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/11/2010


John Hanna
Budget goes to governor
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/11/2010


Our View
Political swing [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 5/11/2010


John Hanna
Senate sends budget to governor
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2010


David Klepper
Kansas getting a sales tax hike
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2010


John Hanna
Sales tax, transportation pass
Salina Journal, 5/12/2010


Rhonda Holman
Final budget was best of bad options [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2010


2010 Kansas legislature
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Lawmakers to focus on elections next
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2010


Tim Carpenter
Parkinson hails budget moves
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2010


Courier Views
Respecting the role of government
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/12/2010


Ed Trimmer
Legislature recessed unitl Sine-die
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/12/2010



Tim Carpenter
Session concludes with roads, taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2010

Joseph A. Aistrup
Moderates may want to savor success
Manhattan Mercury, 5/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


Joseph A. Aistrup
Move over Arizona, Kansas is coming through
Leavenworth Times, 5/13/2010


Matthew Clark
Governor pleased with budget
Leavenworth Times, 5/13/2010


Associated Press
Kansas disaster payments left hanging
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/13/2010


David Klepper
A session of hard choices
Kansas City Star, 5/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


George Diepenbrock
Record amount of unclaimed property returned
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2010


John Hanna
Sales tax increase defies state's image
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Governor praises 2010 session
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2010


Tax exemptions still intact [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2010


Tim Carpenter
Here is what they did, didn't do
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2010


Phillip Brownlee
State Chamber labels kids, needy as 'pigs at a trough' [opinion]
Iola Register, 5/14/2010


John Milburn
Disaster payments left hanging
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2010


Mike Hall
Miller says state funds are no lock
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2010


Fair warning [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/14/2010


Ric Anderson
2010 session in quotes
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2010


Harland F. Kistler Jr
Shameful act [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2010


John Hanna
Next Kan. budget includes bonds for Statehouse
Hutchinson News, 5/15/2010


John Hanna
Capitol funding included
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2010


Larry Caldwell
What people say
Emporia Gazette, 5/15-16/2010


Website launched for state's 150th
Chanute Tribune, 5/15-16/2010


Mostly good lawmaking [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
A year of hurdles for state leaders
Hutchinson News, 5/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Lawmaker takes aim at EPA rules in budget amendment
Lawrence Journal World, 5/16/2010


How they voted
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2010


2010 legislative session mixed results [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2010


Ric Anderson
Wait, who lost in the 2010 session?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2010


Associated Press
State law keeping rally from fairgrounds
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2010


Mike Corn
Budget threatens public TV, radio
Hays Daily News, 5/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Taxes carry political risks
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2010


Tim Unruh
Lawmakers discuss 2010 session issues
Salina Journal, 5/16/2010 [Newsbank article]



Burdett Loomis
Legislative winners and losers
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Burdett Loomis
Legislative winners and losers
Garden City Telegram, 5/17/2010


Associated Press
How major issues fared in Kansas Legislature
Emporia Gazette, 5/17/2010


Mike Heronemus
Citizens 'find' unpaid money
Junction City Daily Union, 5/17/2010


Budget picture clearer
Iola Register, 5/17/2010


Tim Carpenter
Sex, guns among bill topics
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2010


Ben Wearing
What leadership should do [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Special to The Daily Union
State treasurer visiting JC today
Junction City Daily Union, 5/18/2010


Pay freeze wasn't too much to ask [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 5/19/2010


How legislators voted on sales tax, budget, tranportation program
Johnson County Sun, 5/19/2010


Burdett A. Loomis
2010 legislative session: wheel is still spinning
Leavenworth Times, 5/20/2010


Session was good for Kansans' health
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/20/2010


Harold Campbell
Local legislators discuss 2010 session
Chanute Tribune, 5/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
How major issues fared in Kansas Legislature
Chanute Tribune, 5/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Hays Daily News
Business groups dust off for round 2
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/21/2010


State treasurer coming Monday to Winfield, Arkansas City
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/21/2010


Ric Anderson
How does Capitol renovation cost rank?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2010


Report tracks county budget trends in state
Chanute Tribune, 5/22-23/2010


Wichita Eagle
Session was good for Kansans' health [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 5/22-23/2010


Star's Editorial
A decent scorecard in a cash-strapped year [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 5/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Loose ends [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2010


Burdett Loomis
The wheels are still spinning
Salina Journal, 5/23/2010


John Hanna
Budget woes flip Republicans
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2010


Richard Millsap
Aistrup's premises questioned [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 5/24/2010


Kenneth Trickle, Jr
Miserly and selfish [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 5/24/2010


Bob Sigman
GOP leadership disappoints
Johnson County Sun, 5/26/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Vetoes touch on airwaves, pregnancies
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2010


Tim Carpenter
Governor commends legislators for budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2010


Brownback talks about regents, KNI, KPERS and unemployment bill
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2011


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