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APPORTIONMENT
Kansas Newspaper Clippings Index

2012 Legislative Session
January through May 2012

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 APPORTIONMENT, January through May, 2012.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

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 APPORTIONMENT, January through May, 2012


John Hanna
Redistricting could complicate session
Hutchinson News, 1/2/2012


Mark Fagan
County adjusts voting districts
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2012


Associated Press
Senate panel to take up redistricting
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2012


Tim Carpenter
District shifts create blame
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2012


J-W Editorial

District balance [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2012


John Hanna
House approves bipartisan redistricting bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2012


Mary Clarkin
Map outlook-upsetting to - Pawnee Co.
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2012 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Kan. House approves bipartisan redistricting bill
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2012 [Newsbank article]


Michael Smith
Contestants' maps reconfigure Kansas
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2012 [Newsbank article]


Aly Van Dyke
Public speaks against rezoning proposal
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2012


John D. Montgomery
Friendly redistricting -With an already strong GOP majority, Kansas House shows how to redistrict amicably
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2012 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Plan would rid author's primary opponent
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2012


John D. Montgomery
Friendly redistricting [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2012 [Newsbank article]


Brad Cooper
Kansas speaker's map would move most of Wyco into vast 1st Congressional District- Kansas House speaker suggests moving most of Wyandotte County into vast 1st District
Kansas City Star, 2/17/2012 [Newsbank article]


Andy Marso
Hensley, O'Neal spar over Congressional map
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2012


Tim Hrenchir
Shawnee Co. rezoning maps, documents made available
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/18/2012


Mary Clarkin
O'Neal's redistricting map draws fire
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2012 [Newsbank article]


Aly Van Dyke
Future of Montara valuations unclear
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2012


Mike Corn
Senator: Redistricting maps 'ugly'
Hays Daily News, 2/20/2012 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorials
Political hot potato [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2012


Scott Rothschild
Brownback's chief seeks changes in state Senate districts that could affect Holland, Kultala
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2012


Aly Van Dyke
More time needed to digest zoning changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Go Topeka alters rezoning proposal
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2012


Tim Carpetner
Brownback's fingerprints on boundary battle
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Planning commission can remove areas up for rezoning
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2012


Dave Helling
Dave Helling| Maps are making too much mayhem
Kansas City Star, 2/29/2012


John Milburn
Senators want Kan. House to leave map alone
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2012


Mary Sanchez
Kansas shouldn't use prisoners to influence redistricting
Kansas City Star, 3/4/2012


J-W Editorials
Draw the line [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2012


Mike Corn
Senate redistricting struggles continue
Hays Daily News, 3/9/2012 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
House committee approves splitting Kansas City, Kan.; Democrats allege 'gerrymandering'
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2012


Brad Cooper
Kansas House committee OKs redistricting map
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2012


Andy Marso
Gerrymandering accusations fly in redistricting
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2012


Mary Clarkin
Map promoted by Speaker draws strong commentary
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2012 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
House panel OKs congressional remap plan -Narrow vote by state committee means more debate on item likely
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2012 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Criticism draws reply from O'Neal- He says map split fewer counties than current layout, got most votes
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2012 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
House approves state fair item
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2012 News article]


Scott Rothschild
Legislators head toward redistricting collision
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2012

Aly Van Dyke
Most owners in support of amended rezoning
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2012


Brent D. Wistrom
Kansas Senate panel OKs redistricting map that moves challengers out of incumbents' districts
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2012


Tim Carpenter
Lawmakers question Chamber PAC's work
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2012


Tim Carpenter
New Senate boundaries elusive
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2012


Andy Marso
Treasured maps
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2012


Mary Clarkin
1st District still causing trouble for mapmakers
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2012 [Newsbank article]


Andy Marso
Panel split on redistricting
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2012


Andy Marso
Topeka reps pan congressional split
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2012


J-W Editorial
Redistricting rift [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2012


Tim Carpenter
House closer to adding Topeka to 1st District
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2012

Tim Carpenter
Brownback: Split of Topeka might work
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Don't split Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2012


Tim Carpenter
House leader offers help on Senate map
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2012


Andy Marso
Senate rejects Topeka congressional split
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2012


Mary Clarkin
Bills affecting Hutch, Reno Co. awaits action -Items on rec commission, jail land will be in wrap-up session
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2012


John Hanna
Analysis: Split in Kansas Senate GOP stalls redistricting
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2012

Burdett Loomis
Turning up the heat on redistricting -Insight Kansas
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2012 [Newsbank article]


Aly Van Dyke
Rezoning must be passed unanimously
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2012


Andy Marso
Jenkins says redistricting influence limited
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2012


Aly Van Dyke
County approves rezoning plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2012


Tim Carpenter
Redistricting delays favor incumbents
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Time to make a call on redistricting
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2012


Andy Marso
Kobach urges lawmakers to finish maps
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/23/2012


Michael A. Smith
Redistricting: Can we unstick a stuck Legislature?
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2012 [Newsbank article]


Andy Marso
House committee declines to draw Senate map
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2012


Kansas City Star
Kansas House panel may wade into Senate remap fight
Kansas City Star, 4/25/2012 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Senate panel advances new districts map
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2012


John Milburn
Delay in Kansas redistricting affects filings for elections
Kansas City Star, 4/29/2012


Chapman Rackaway
Don't let the players write the rules- Insight Kansas
Hutchinson News, 4/30/2012 [Newsbank article]


Brad Cooper
Kansas Senate OKs redistricting plan
Kansas City Star, 5/1/2012


Tim Carpenter
Sharp rebukes dominate Senate mapping debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2012


Scott Rothschild
Senate approves redistricting plan after heated debate
Lawrence Journal World, 5/2/2012


Tim Carpenter
Redistricting lawsuit hits federal court
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2012


Mary Clarkin
New map to cost W. Kan. district seat
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2012 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Lawmakers not happy with redistricting suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2012


Tim Carpenter
Senate mapping: GOP's secret 'deal' exposed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2012


Redistricting a disgrace for State, GOP
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/6/2012 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Kansas House panel to vote on Senate remap plan
Lawrence Journal World, 5/7/2012


Tim Carpenter
House pushes ahead with Senate map
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2012


Tim Carpenter
Senate panel offers trio of map options
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2012


Andy Marso
House passes own map of new Senate districts
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2012


Andy Marso
Redistricting process enters "uncharted territory"
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2012


Tim Carpenter
Huelskamp: Keep rural flavor of Big First
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2012


Tim Carpenter
Senate GOP map negotiations implode
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2012


Associated Press
Kobach asks federal court to settle Kansas redistricting issue
Kansas City Star, 5/16/2012


Brad Cooper
Let there be blood
Kansas City Star, 5/16/2012


Tim Carpenter
Kobach asks federal court to settle redistricting
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2012


Tim Carpenter
Negotiations resume on new Senate map
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2012


Tim Carpenter
House floats new congressional map
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2012


Andy Marso
House narrowly passes congressional map
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2012


Tim Carpenter
Senate passes another redistricting map
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2012


Tim Carpenter
Huelskamp: O'Neal distorts view on U.S. House map
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2012


Andy Marso
Court allows more plaintiffs in redistricting case
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Judges on the case
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/23/2012


Associated Press
AP: Twenty-seven want to jump into redistricting lawsuit
Garden City Telegram, 5/23/2012


Associated Press
Dems want to keep AG Schmidt out of remap case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2012


John Hanna
Judges allow AG to join in redistricting case
Kansas City Star, 5/24/2012


Tim Carpenter
Politicians play hardball on map fracas
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2012


Scott Rothschild
Remove politics, and redistricting map falls in line
Lawrence Journal World, 5/27/2012


Andy Marso
Unprecedented redistricting trial to start this week
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2012


Associated Press
Wichita State study suggests continued population drop in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 5/29/2012


Scott Rothschild
Brownback tells federal judicial panel to toss legislative redistricting maps
Lawrence Journal World, 5/29/2012


Andy Marso and Aly Van Dyke
Morning testimony peppered with controversy
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2012


Associated Press
Study: Kansas' population to drop move
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2012


Brad Cooper
Kansas senator defends one map at redistricting hearing
Kansas City Star, 5/29/2012


John Milburn
Kansas redistricting trial nears completion
Hutchinson News, 5/29/2012


Brad Cooper
Kansas redistricting hearing debates merits, politics of boundaries
Kansas City Star, 5/30/2012


Tim Carpenter
Judges closer to putting pencil to paper in map war
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2012


Andy Marso
Historic redistricting trial comes to and end
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2012


Tim Carpenter
Hensley: BOE map suffers racial overtone
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2012


Scott Rothschild
Democrats accuse Brownback of interfering in redistricting; governor says he has a special interest
Lawrence Journal World, 5/30/2012


John D. Montgomery
Sad state Kansas gerrymandering battle typifies us-versus-them American politics
Hutchinson News, 5/31/2012 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
There may be one last try to put a portion of Lawrence in 1st congressional district
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2012


Brad Cooper
Redistricting poetry
Kansas City Star, 5/31/2012


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