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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection

Social Services

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 Social Services, June through December, 2011.

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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, June-December, 2011

Dave Ranney
Changes underway at SRS
Kansas Health Institute, 6/6/2011

Dave Ranney
Governor wants marriage-friendly social policies
Kansas Health Institute, 6/8/2011

Dave Ranney
Kansas healthy marriage advocates watching other states
Kansas Health Institute, 6/9/2011

Tim Carpener
Kansas Medicaid reform event set for Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2011

Aleese Kopf
Human Service Summit addresses poverty in Johnson County
Kansas City Star, 6/14/2011 [Newsbank article]

Dave Ranney
SRS advisory group discusses drop in child psychiatric admissions
Kansas Health Institute, 6/16/2011

Dave Ranney
Concerns follow independent living center's closing
Kansas Health Institute, 6/21/2011

Tim Carpenter
Book marks homeless advocate's death
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/26/2011

Associated Press
SRS to close nine Kansas service centers
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/1/2011

Dave Ranney
SRS fires state hospital superintendents
Kansas Health Institute, 7/1/2011

Dave Ranney
SRS trying to recover more than $700,000 from CILSWK; police investigating
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/1/2011

Eric Swanson
Social and Rehabilitation Services to keep Dodge, Garden offices open
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/1/2011

Karrey Britt
Lawrence legislators organizing public forum on closure of SRS office, seeking answers
Lawrence Journal World, 7/5/2011

J-W Editorial
Please explain
Lawrence Journal World, 7/6/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Brownback defends closure of Lawrence SRS office; local lawmaker says decision wasn't data driven
Lawrence Journal World, 7/6/2011

Mike Shields
Foster care audit released
Kansas Health Institute, 7/7/2011
Mike Hendricks
Why would at-risk teens need to know about condoms?
Kansas City Star, 7/7/2011

Scott Rothschild
About 150 attend meeting on SRS closure
Lawrence Journal World, 7/9/2011

Scott Rothschild
More than 600 gather at public forum to vent frustration with closing of Lawrence SRS office
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas SRS secretary pledges to keep eye on fraud
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2011

Scott Rothschild
Agencies to talk on Saturday about how to handle departure of SRS workers from Lawrence
Lawrence Journal World, 7/20/2011

Jim McLean
Conference crowd interested in faith-based initiatives
Kansas Health Institute, 7/22/2011

Dave Ranney
Feds soon to cite several states for failure to serve the disabled
Kansas Health Institute, 7/22/2011

Chris Hong
Forum explores responses to loss of city's SRS office
Lawrence Journal World, 7/23/2011

Mike Duxler
Strong families important
Kansas Health Institute, 7/25/2011

Dave Ranney
SRS will ask judge to slow referrals to state mental hospitals
Kansas Health Institute, 7/28/2011

Dave Ranney
SRS drops support for training program
Kansas Health Institute, 8/2/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: SRS issue affects city
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/9/2011

Dave Ranney
Lack of services for disabled could trigger lawsuit
Kansas Health Institute, 8/11/2011

Brad Cooper
Kansas seeks federal grant for program to promote marriage
Kansas City Star, 8/15/2011

Brent D. Wistrom
SRS chief plans statewide discussions on child welfare
Wichita Eagle, 8/16/2011

Dave Ranney
Kansas drops in KIDS COUNT ranking
Kansas Health Institute, 8/17/2011

Mary Clarkin
Kansas not alone in pro-marriage funding effort
Hutchinson News, 8/22/2011

Dawn Bormann
Program lets Kansas parents catch up on child support without reprisals
Kansas City Star, 8/23/2011 [Newsbank article]

Mark Reagan
Loss of funds from FEMA program hits area agencies
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/30/2011

Scott Rothschild

Kansas mental health group concerned about state funding
Lawrence Journal World, 9/6/2011

Mary Clarkin
Emler cautions services for disabled
Hutchinson News, 9/8/2011

Dawne Leiker
Grassroots group plans issues-based rally Friday at state Capitol
Hays Daily News, 9/13/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback opponents rally at Statehouse
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/16/2011

Dave Ranney
Decision to return federal grant prompts protest petition
Kansas Health Institute, 9/16/2011

KHI News Service
Child support amnesty day nets almost $18,000
Kansas Health Institute, 9/21/2011

Associated Press
Audit looks at barriers to Kansas marriages
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/27/2011

John Milburn
Legislators query conduct of marriage incentive audit
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/27/2011

Mike Shields
Conservatives fault audit on marriage disincentives
Kansas Health Institute, 9/27/2011

John Milburn
Audit of marriage incentive disputed
Lawrence Journal World, 9/28/2011

Phil Cauthon
Group working to reduce infant mortality in Kansas faces deep budget cuts
Kansas Health Institute, 9/30/2011

Brad Cooper
Kansas program to promote marriage denied federal grant
Kansas City Star, 10/17/2011 [Newsbank article]

KHI News Service
Brownback administration sets town hall meetings to discuss childhood poverty
Kansas Health Institute, 10/18/2011

Fred Mann
Youthville to lay off 79 employees, close two facilities in Newton
Wichita Eagle, 10/24/2011

Tim Carpenter
SRS chief tackles huge selling job
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/29/2011

Dave Ranney
Kansas sees drop in treatment beds for severely disturbed children
Kansas Health Institute, 10/31/2011

Mara Rose Williams
Poverty tightens its grip in America's cities, new numbers show
Kansas City Star, 11/2/2011

Tim Carpenter
SRS offers $300,000 to spur adoption
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/7/2011

KHI News Service
Speakers announced for childhood poverty forums
Kansas Health Institute, 11/10/2011



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