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Economic Development

2011 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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, January through May, 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


J-W Editorial
Eco devo efforts [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2011

Federal rules weed 'em out [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2011

Tim Carpenter
Bioscience authority issues funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2011

Jerry Siebenmark
Pipeline in danger of losing state funding
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2011

Associated Press
Kan. gov. signs order to move tourism division
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback approves tourism order
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2011

John Milburn
Plane maker, airport seek contract
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2011 [Newsbank article]

Edward Flentje
Brinkmanship with jobs
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2011 [Newsbank article]

David Goldstein
Complaints and concerns flow about oil pipeline in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2011

Tim Carpenter
Bioscience group scrutinized
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2011

Angela Deines
Study shows Midwest attractive for business
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2011

Associated Press
Senate committee unhappy with Bioscience Authority
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2011

Dion Lefler
Senators blast biotech agency spending
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2011

Associated Press
Bioscience salaries gall senators
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2011

Molly McMillin and Rob Hotakainen
Air Force deal means more jobs for Kansans
Kansas City Star, 2/25/2011

Roxanna Hegeman
Boeing begins hiring engineers after securing $35B contract
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2011

Associated Press
Senate advances rural growth bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2011

Chad Lawhorn
Bowersock expects to begin $25M plant 'very shortly'
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2011

Editorial: Boeing deal lifts entire state
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2011

Associated Press
Kansas officials lobby Congress to fund lab
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2011

Kevin Collison
KC pushing harder to keep AMC from moving to Kansas
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2011

Associated Press
Senate panel critiques Kan. Bioscience Authority
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2011

Scott Canon
Business of animal health is new focus
Kansas City Star, 3/4/2011

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers say inquiries into KBA could jeopardize NBAF
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2011

Tim Carpenter
Lawmakers fret that scrutiny may hurt NBAF
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2011

Christine Metz
Senator calls KBA spending 'flagrant'
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2011

Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Kansas should applaud efforts to hold KBA accountable
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2011

Christine Metz
KBA: 'You get what you pay for'
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2011

Dr. Bill Roy: Hire, don't fire
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2011

Christine Metz
Summit to educate public on LGBT issues
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2011

Letter: National leader
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011

KBA needs oversight
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2011

Tim Carpenter
Business titans back engineering plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2011

John W. Carlin
Kansas Bioscience Authority is crucial to state's future
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2011

Kevin Collison
Missouri wants a truce in the battle for business
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Report urges $60M in Expo upgrades
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2011

Editorial: Downtown plan's benefits wide-ranging
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback: Eco devo on track
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Miller: Public should vote on future of Expocentre
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2011

Mike Hendricks
Google's big news connects the Dottes
Kansas City Star, 3/30/2011

Dawn Bormann and Robert A. Cronkleton
Google picks KCK to be its first ultra-fast broadband network site
Kansas City Star, 3/30/2011

Jan Biles
KCK, not Topeka, gets Google high-speed
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2011

Editorial: A google loser? Depends
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2011

Brianne Pfannenstiel
WyCo officials approve Google deal on ultra-fast Internet service
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2011

Mary Sanchez
Not all is up to speed in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2011

Todd Fertig
House wants to send money straight to bioscience projects, including NIAR and CIBOR
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2011

Kevin Collison, Dawn Bormann and Scott Canon
KCK courted Google internet project quietly, cautiously
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2011

Amy Bickel
Incentive garners attention
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2011 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Despite departure trend, small-town residents eye ways to sell rural America
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2011

Associated Press
Brownback to sign bill luring people to Kansas' rural areas
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2011

John D. Montgomery
Reversing rural decline
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2011 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Collison
Top corporate leaders urge governors to stop poaching neighbors' businesses
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2011

Judy Sherard
Kansas colleges 'driving the economy'
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2011

The Capital-Journal
Kansas home sales, prices dip in March
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2010

Scott Rothschild
Gov. calls for more oversight of KBA
Lawrence Journal World, 4/30/2011

Andy Hyland
KBA committee OKs investments
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2011

Tim Carpenter
House seeking more KBA oversight
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2011

Statehouse Live: Control of NBAF bonds may be taken from Kansas Bioscience Authority
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2011

Statehouse Live: Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback seeks controls of NBAF bonds
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2011

Tim Carpenter
Senate supports disbanding KTEC
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011

Tim Carpenter
Legislature approves annexation bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011

Joseph Ledbetter
Letter: Time for transparency
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Transparency a city priority
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011

Frederick Johnson
State unveils tourism initiative
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011

Jerry Siebenmark
Wichita officials, venues report positive signs of tourism turnaround
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2011

Brad Cooper
Kansas lawmakers approve limits on city annexations
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2011

Jerry Siebenmark
Fiber optic network soon to serve rural Kansans
Garden City Telegram, 5/19/2011

Mark Reagan
Five airlines submit proposals to DOT
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/20/2011

Associated Press
Kansas to fund 30 aviation projects
Hutchinson News, 5/26/2011



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