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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 Labor, 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 Labor, January through May, 2011

John Green
Hutch lawyer will join Kansas board
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2011 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Books to close on 2010 economy this week
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2011

Ann Marie Bush
Labor report shows slight drop
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2011

Tim Carpenter
House Dems tout immigration reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2011

Associated Press
Coalition pushing for change in liquor laws
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2011

Wichita Eagle
Don't wreck KTEC
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2011 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Business, labor favor work comp bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2011

Tim Carpenter
Jobless fund in need of work
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2011

Tim Carpenter
Unemployed waiting less on the telephone
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2011

Andy Hyland
Law degrees no longer 'golden ticket'
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2011

Tim Carpenter
House endorses work comp reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Dem unhappy with workers' comp bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Bill before Kansas House would restrict employee groups
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2011

Associated Press
Kan. House pushes bill limiting union PAC activity
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2011

Tim Carpenter
House seeks to limit union PACs
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2011

Tim Carpenter
Union members protest in House
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2011

Mike Hendricks
Kansas House shows it's no friend of unions
Kansas City Star, 2/25/2011

Tim Carpenter
Dems want abuse proof
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2011

Scott Rothschild
Unions demand proof of allegation
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2011

Andy Hyland
A look at how labor laws work in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Unions decry attack on workers
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2011

John Hanna
Kan. Dems ponder future, see hope in union rally
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2011

Phil Anderson
Labor forces rally at Statehouse
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Survey: Small businesses optimistic
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2011

Editorial: Let's see the proof
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2011

J-W Editorial
Union overregulation [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2011

Tim Carpenter
House claims union threat to lawmaker
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2011

Paul R. Getto
Letter: Legislature's mixed message
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2011

Scott Rothschild
House speaker banning union official from gallery
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2011

Chapman Rackaway
The intersection of state and union
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2011 [Newsbank article]

Ric Anderson
Headline reflects GOP's view of union leaders
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011

Associated Press
January jobless rate remains unchanged
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2011

Staff Reports
Kansas unemployment rate for January remains high at 7.4 percent
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2011

Diane Stafford
Jobless rates go two ways
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2011

Gwyn Mellinger: Ideoogical battle waged in Wisconsin
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2011

Tim Carpenter
House, Senate clash on jobless bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Senate committee approves bill blasted by unions
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2011

Tim Carpenter
Anti-labor PAC bill surfaces in Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2011

Tim Carpenter
Union activists flood Statehouse
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2011

Associated Press
Workplace injuries decline in State
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2011

Brownback administration seeks removal of Civil Service protections at Labor agency, Democrats say
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2011

Associated Press
Union PAC bill likely to stall in Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2011

Scott Rothschild
Department of Labor state wants to remove employee protections
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2011

Corey Jones
Google, Topeka agency work to help people land jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2011

Tim Carpenter
Senate adopts work comp reforms
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2011

Scott Rothschild
Secretary of Labor seeks Civil Service elimination
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2011

The Capital-Journal
State unemployment rate dips
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2011

Tim Carpenter
Discontent stalls political fee hikes
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2011

Corey Jones
Leader calls Kansas unions strong
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2011

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach defends stance of illegal immigration at Lied Center
Lawrence Journal World, 4/13/2011

Tim Carpenter
Governor signs work comp law
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2011

Kansas unemployment rate remains about the same
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2011

Associated Press
Gov. foresees 401k-style pension
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2011

Tim Carpenter
Blacks, Hispanics bear unequal brunt of recession
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Republican 'family feud' over paycheck deduction bill
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2011

John Hanna
GOP Kan. lawmakers trying to save union-PACs plan
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2011

Tim Carpenter
GOP lawmakers look to save PAC plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2011

John Hanna
Kansas Gov. Brownback not upset by impasse on unions bill
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2011

Tim Carpenter
Unemployment bill tangled in labor politics
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Topeka Jostens plant to cut 83 jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011

Scott Rothschild

Kobach says Arizone-style immigration bill more likely to pass in Kansas after Supreme Court ruling
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2011



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