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Social Services

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 Social Services, 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 Social Services, January through May, 2011


Tim Carpenter
Brownback proposes closure of KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2011


Scott Rothschild
Corkins to lead legal department at SRS
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2011


Phil Anderson
Homeless to be counted
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2011


Karrey Britt
Budget cuts could take toll on hospitals
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2011


Siedlecki's defeat in Florida to be Kansas' gain?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2011


KNI 'top flight,' but still ticketed for rough ride
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2011


Phil Anderson
Count of homeless anticipates increase
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2011


Letter: Not KNI again
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2011


Glen Yancey
Mental illness stigma
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2011


Tim Carpenter
Topeka doctor questions KNI closure plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2011


Senator and seniors seeking expansion of grandparents rights
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2011


Tim Carpenter
House panel votes Tuesday on KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2011


Todd Fertig
Mental health aid for seniors unlikely
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2011


Tim Carpenter
House panel votes Tuesday on KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2011


Jan Biles
House committee approves closure of KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2011


Phil Anderson
Sides differ on effect of KNI closure
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2011


Marcus Bassett
Letter: Exceptional staff at KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2011


Editorial: KNI must remain open
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2011


Associated Press
Homeless shelter move blocked
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2011


Jan Biles
Residential care tiring and costly
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2011


Phil Anderson
Services offered for developmentally disabled
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2011


Vada Drayer
Moral issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2011


Don Davis
Letter: Leave KNI alone
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2011


Lawrence City Commission candidates discuss scope of social service funding
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2011


Chad Lawhorn
City Commission race candidates discuss scope of social service funding
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
Committee calls for KNI audit
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2011


Lisa Hansford
Letter: Voice for KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2011


Legislature levelheaded [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2011


Associated Press
Mental health advocates to gather
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2011


Tim Carpenter
Senate panel opposes KNI closure
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2011


Glenda Bower
Letter: Personal experience
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2011


Ric Anderson
Ric Anderson: The lobbying cops
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2011


Ira Stamm
Letter: Tertiary care needed
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2011


Ann Marie Bush
Officials meet with clergy on KNI closure
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011


The News Staff
Hospice, home care services expanding
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2011


J-W Editorial
Funding shift
Lawrence Journal World, 3/9/2011


Todd Fertig
Developmentally disabled Kansans meet with legislators
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2011


Joe Lambe
State budget cuts worry advocates who deal with mental illnesses
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2011


L. Ray McKamy
Letter: Who's dishonest?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2011


Karrey Britt
Kansas ranks seventh for its budget cuts to mental health programs
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2011


Associated Press
Ex-worker: Kan. policies help illegal immigrants
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2011


Jim Swim, Sr.
Letter: Don't close KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2011


Phil Anderson
Four share stories on value of centers
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2011


Associated Press
Brownback seeks Medicaid waiver
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2011


Joe Lambe
Cuts at KCK mental hospital will send more people to jail
Kansas City Star, 3/13/2011 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
TARC names new director
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2011


Tim Carpenter
Hensley: SRS secretary 'unqualified'
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
KNI funding not settled
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2011


Associated Press
Legislators predict SRS chief confirmation
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2011


Tim Carpenter
Brownback's pick for SRS chief touts faith-based options
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2011


Editorial: People have spoken on KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2011


John Hanna
GOP Kansas senators predict approval for SRS Secretary Rob Siedlecki
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2011


Associated Press
SRS explores option of privatizing KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
Senate confirms SRS secretary
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2011


Tim Carpenter
House forms panel to study KNI closure
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2011


Gov. Brownback, SRS secretary discussing marriage initiatives
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2011


Scott Rothschild
Budget discussions threaten future of Kansas Neurological Institute
Lawrence Journal World, 4/17/2011


Kansas House committee rejects proposal to assist those who cannot afford funeral services
Lawrence Journal World, 4/18/2011


Mary Clare Jalonick
Republican budget includes overhaul of food stamps
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2011


SRS considering steep cuts in services to Kansans
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
Forum a display of support for KNI
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2011


Margaret Masilionis
Letter: KNI event unforgettable
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2011


Chad Lawhorn
Homeless rate up, especially among women
Lawrence Journal World, 4/30/2011


Phil Anderson
People line up for utility help
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2011


Christina Lueth
Letter: Not a piggy bank
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011


Karrey Britt
Proposals to cut Medicaid would be 'devastating' for senators, disabled
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2011


Dave Ranney
SRS solicits budget-cutting ideas
Kansas Health Institute, 5/26/2011


Ann Marie Bush
County responsible for unclaimed bodies
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2011


Associated Press
Number of unclaimed bodies increases since 2010 budget cuts to Kansas program
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2011


Gov. Sam Brownback seeks private involvement in SRS
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2011


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