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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection

Governor Sam Brownback

2011 - June through December

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 GOV. SAM BROWNBACK, June through December, 2011.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

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


Scott Rothschild

Democrats call Brownback 'disingenuous' in touting highway projects
Lawrence Journal World, 6/3/2011

John Hanna

Moderation wanes in Kansas as Brownback off to fast start
Lawrence Journal World, 6/4/2011

Scott Rothschild

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to attend Texas prayer rally 'on behalf of our troubled nation'
Lawrence Journal World, 6/6/2011

John Hanna
Kan. Dems upset with GOP governor's highway tour
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/12/2011

The Star's editorial| Tinker with Kansas government, but don't raze it
Kansas City Star, 6/12/2011 [Newsbank article]

Kathie Moore
Fear-based politics can taint laudable aims
Hutchinson News, 6/21/2011 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Shelly
King Sam's bully pulpit aims at a bigger throne
Kansas City Star, 6/30/2011

Associated Press
Brownback effort seeks to boost marriage rates
Lawrence Journal World, 7/3/2011

Associated Press
Brownback effort to boost marriage rates cost taxpayers $13,000
Wichita Eagle, 7/3/2011

John Milburn
Brownback eyes Kansas tax cuts, job gains
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2011

Tim Carpenter
Charities share inaugural donations
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/5/2011

Phil Anderson
Brownback evaluates first 6 months in office
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2011

Associated Press
Brownback to discuss first months in office
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2011

Steve Rose
Steve Rose | Brownback builds his case
Kansas City Star, 7/6/2011 [Newsbank article]

Mike Shields
Governor says he hopes clients are spared with coming Medicaid cuts
Kansas Health Institute, 7/6/2011

Scott Rothschild

Statehouse Live: Brownback says he is willing to consider options to closure of Lawrence SRS office
Lawrence Journal World, 7/8/2011

Jan Biles
Gov. employs private defense team
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2011

Associated Press
Gov. to pick NBAF advisory panel
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/14/2011

Ric Anderson
Ric Anderson: Walking on eggshells
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/18/2011

Matt Schofield
In the Holy Kansan Empire, only taxes matter
Kansas City Star, 7/23/2011

Associated Press
Brownback names senator's aide to staff
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2011

Gwyn Mellinger
It's Brownback's arena
Hutchinson News, 7/25/2011 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Brownback appointees control Arts Commission
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2011

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Governor announces sesquicentennial bash
Wichita Eagle, 7/26/2011

Scott Rothschild

Critics blast Brownback for attending prayer day hosted by 'inhumane' anti-gay groups
Lawrence Journal World, 8/1/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback still vacationing, inspires protests
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/5/2011

Scott Rothschild

Statehouse Live: People rally at Capitol to protest Brownback policies
Lawrence Journal World, 8/6/2011/

Dave Helling
Brownback's chief of staff is shaking up the Kansas Capitol
Kansas City Star, 8/10/2011

Scott Rothschild

Brownback accused of rejecting $31.5 million federal grant because of pressure from health-reform opponents
Lawrence Journal World, 8/10/2011

Rhonda Holman
Politics drove decision
Wichita Eagle, 8/11/2011

J-W Editorial
What's next?
Lawrence Journal World, 8/11/2011

Associated Press
Governor plans 5 events to name notable Kansans
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/12/2011

The Kansas City Star
Commentary: Kansas hurt by Brownback's snub of federal grant
Kansas City Star, 8/12/2011
Associated Press
Brownback says private/ money will fund arts
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/19/2011

Phillip Brownlee
Will was clear on arts
Wichita Eagle, 8/24/2011

The Capital-Journal
Brownback has brown-bag lunch for employees
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/2/2011

Michael Smith
Tie that binds Brownback, Obama
Hutchinson News, 9/11/2011 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Brownback: "We're going to have to get aggressive' on economy
Wichita Eagle, 9/13/2011

Mary Clarkin
Capitalizing on event
Hutchinson News, 9/15/2011 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Brownback under fire for rejecting health care grant
Wichita Eagle, 9/20/2011

Associated Press
Brownback endorses Perry presidential bid
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2011

Group battling Brownback to stop in Hutchinson
Hutchinson News, 10/13/2011 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Governor OK with diverse groups speaking out
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/23/2011

John D. Montgomery
Brownback's openness
Hutchinson News, 10/27/2011

Mike Shields
Lawmakers receive outline for meshing Kan-ed with Kan-Ren
Kansas Health Institute, 10/27/2011



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