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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 Health, January through May, 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 Health, January through May, 2011

David Klepper
Kansas wants in on health care lawsuit
Kansas City Star, 1/13/2011 [Newsbank article]

Dave Helling
States' leaders lament cost of Medicaid drugs
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback squeezing mental health funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2011

Scott Rothschild
Mental health advocates say funding cuts won't save state much money
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2011

J-W Editorial
Pound foolish
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2011

Karrey Britt
State's tobacco control earns 'A'
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2011

Joe Lambe
Study recommends ways to keep mentally ill out of jail
Kansas City Star, 1/21/2011 [Newsbank article]

Alan Bavley
Serving up cleaner air
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2011

Snuffing out criticism of smoke-free laws [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 1/25/2011 [Newsbank article]

Fredrick J. Johnson
Kansas dentists offer initiative
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2011

Dion Lefler
Health care amendment clears House
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2011

Kansas House committee advances proposed amendment against health reform law
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2011

Phil Anderson
St. Francis unveils state-of-the-art facility
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2011

Tim Carpenter
Governor shifts KHPA, spikes Ks Inc.
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2011

John Hanna
Health 'freedom' measures await debate in House
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2011 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Health care amendment up for debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2011

Tim Carpenter
Survey: 77% of Kansans back smoking ban
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2011

Tim Carpenter
House adopts health care amendment
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2011

John Hanna
House approves amendment
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2011

Associated Press
Health care amendment may not pass Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2011

Medical services good hands
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2011

Editorial: City's health care is top-notch
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2011

Pam Grout
Dissolution of health board to cut 71 jobs
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2011

Kevin Hardy
Bill proposes new dental care provider
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2011 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Legislation proposed to legalize medical marijuana in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2011

Associated Press
Judge blocks closing of medical office
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2011

Phil Anderson
Hospital fills mental health needs
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Nurse layoffs to aid CHC's financial health
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2011

Expanding dental care [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2011

Hutch club owner wants to see measure repealed
Hutchinson News, 2/27/2011 [Newsbank article]

John Green
State law has been taking fiscal toll on local venues feeling the heat
Hutchinson News, 2/27/2011 [Newsbank article]

Karrey Britt
Women's services threatened
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2011

Karrey Britt
Report outlines benefits of out-of-pocket spending caps
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback makes plea on health reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011

Smoking ban overkill [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2011 [Newsbank article]

Brad Cooper
Cost alert sounded on cold remedies
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2011

Michael Strand
Kansas pharmacy board makes 4 substances illegal
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2011

Tim Carpenter
Rally rips Planned Parenthood funding cuts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2011

Michael Strand
Hospitalist care rising in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2011

Cancer care [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2011

Jerry Siebenmark
Medicare bid contracts disturb local suppliers
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Decision put off on inspection program's fate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2011

Jerry Moran
Guest column: Unhappy anniversary
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2011

Tim Carpenter
Senate embraces dig at 'Obamacare'
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2011

Pat Roberts
Letter: Pull the plug
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2011

Karrey Britt
State's poison center would stay open despite cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2011

Karrey Britt
Variable rates for health care frustrate employers
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2011

Smoking ban equity [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2011 [Newsbank article]

Karrey Britt
Health care law helps patients afford preventive service costs
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2011

Joe Lambe
Olathe expands employee health clinic
Olathe News, 3/29/2011

Ann Marie Bush
Shawnee County's health improves
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2011

Tim Carpenter
Medical marijuana bill up in smoke
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2011

Brenna Hawley
Douglas County considers extending health benefits to domestic partners
Lawrence Journal World, 4/26/2011

Letter: Mental health system ailing
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2011

Joe Lambe
Drop-off locations to accept medicines
Kansas City Star, 4/27/2011

Alan Bavley
Johnson County logs rare case of measles
Kansas City Star, 4/27/2011

Mary Clarkin
Horizons chief expresses concerns for future funding
Hutchinson News, 4/27/2011

Tim Carpenter
Disability rally draws more than 500 people
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2011

Domestic partner benefits plan gets early support from Douglas County Commission
Lawrence Journal World, 4/28/2011

Andy Hyland
Drug take-back program sees boost in participants over last year
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2011

Steve Rosen
Economic health gauge declines
Kansas City Star, 5/3/2011

Karrey Britt
Heartland Community Health Center accepting Medicaid, offering deeper discounts
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2011

Mary Jayne Hellebust
Letter: Keep it clean
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011

Andy Hyland
Kansas University Hospital electronic records to improve care, prevent errors
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2011

Jane Stevens
Will Kansas get another "C" for children's dental health?
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2011

John Hanna
Kansas likely to enact health care 'freedom' law
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2011

Associated Press
Ks. law opposes fed, health care plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2011

Tim Carpenter
Brownback welcomes Mo. health professionals
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2011



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