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Penal Institutions

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 Penal Institutions, 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 Penal Institutions, January through May, 2011


Governor signs order terminating Parole Board, appoints El Dorado warden to head Correction Department
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2011


Associated Press
Warden appointed corrections chief
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2011


Tim Carpenter
Brownback names corrections secretary
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2011


Associated Press
Panel to review plan to end Kansas parole board
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2011

Associated Press
Former Kansas girls' correctional facility reborn
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2011


Associated Press
Prison orders 942 pizzas
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2011 [Newsbank article]

Hurst Laviana
Jail launches new system to manage inmates' money
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2011

Tim Carpenter
Court affirms prison porn ban
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2011

Associated Press
Kansas corrections department says cuts would cost jobs
Kansas City Star, 2/21/2011

Mary Clarkin
Jail Ok'd to hold 82 inmates
Hutchinson News, 2/26/2011 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Radio upgrade could come to include jail
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2011

Tim Carpenter
TCF officer raises safety concerns
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2011

Douglas County OKs $287K for jail surveillance upgrade
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2011

Tim Carpenter
State upgrades oversight at TCF
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2011

John Milburn
Media to tour prison where Wikileaks suspect held
Wichita Eagle, 4/28/2011

Dawn Bormann
Journalists tour prison where WikiLeaks figure is
Kansas City Star, 4/28/2011

The Capital-Journal
Jail to receive $150K facelift
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2011

Mary Clarkin
Inmate sues over jail conditions
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2011 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Jail committee votes on plan
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2011 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Former inmates file suit against KDOC, officials
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2011


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