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Public Utilities

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 Public Utilities, 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 Public Utilities, January through May, 2011

Scott Rothschild
EPA 'tailoring rule' criticized
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2011

John Hanna
Sunflower Electric CEO will retire in 2012
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2011

Tim Carpenter
Senate bypasses Taylor confirmation vote
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2011

State politics delay justified [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2011

Staff Reports
Free State communications agrees to sell Topeka's KTKA to Los Angeles broadcasting company
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2011

Gov. Sam Brownback expands role of Citizens' Utility Ratepayer Board
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2011

John Green
Board to be checkpoint for agencies' rules
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2011

Westar Energy offering revolving loan program to improve energy efficiency in homes
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2011

John Green
Westar rates tied to energy program
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2011 [Newsbank article]

CURB appeal [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2011 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Westar seeks OK to buy more wind power
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2011 [Newsbank article]

Recovery plan [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2011 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
County defers action on $19M radio system
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2011

Todd Fertig
Senate OKs bill making 911 fees same for devices
Wichita Eagle, 2/25/2011

Guest column: POTS and plans
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2011

Tim Hrenchir
County approves cellular phone policy
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2011

Dion Lefler
Senate votes to deregulate AT&T rates
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2011

John Green
Transmission line route is ready; permit pending
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2011 [Newsbank article]

Fredrick J. Johnson
Commissioners again decline to take action on virus software
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011

Corey Jones
Customers have options with utility concerns
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2011

Scott Rothschild
Officials at Kansas' nuclear power plant monitoring situation in Japan
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2011

A. J. Clemmons
Keep the fire marshal
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2011 [Newsbank article]

Kansas regulators, consumer groups oppose bill deregulating AT&T phone service
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2011

Eric Smith
FCC urged to block sale of KTKA-TV
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2011

Mark Davis
AT&T deal to buy T-Mobile costs Sprint a potential partner
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2011 [Newsbank article]

Old standby [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2011

Associated Press
Federal government increases oversight of Wolf Creek nuclear power plant
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2011

Dion Lefler
House OKs removing price caps on AT&T
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2011

Mike Corn
Huelskamp sounds alarm on lawsuit
Hays Daily News, 4/29/2011

Ann Marie Bush
City opts for long-lasting odor control
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2011

The News Staff
Session is for Westar customers' input on plant
Hutchinson News, 5/7/2011 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Brownback strikes deal with wind farms
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2011

Staff Reports
KCC taking comments on Westar rate increase
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2011



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