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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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 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


Molly McMillin
Wichita facility's closing will affect 2,160 Boeing workers
Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2012

The Star's editorial: Shame on Boeing for deserting Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/4/2012

Molly McMillin
Boeing to close Wichita plant by end of 2013
Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2012

Staff and Wire Reports
Boeing to close Wichita facility by end of 2013
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/4/2012

Mark Davis
Boeing shutdown will ripple across region
Kansas City Star, 1/4/2012

Scott Rothschild

Kansas officials outraged, saddened by announced Boeing departure
Lawrence Journal World, 1/4/2012

Rhonda Holman

Boeing decision stings
Wichita Eagle, 1/5/2012

J-W Editorials
Goodbye, Boeing
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2012

Molly McMillin
Pompeo: Boeing should 'live up to promises'
Wichita Eagle, 1/5/2012

Rhonda Holman
Still need answers
Wichita Eagle, 1/6/2012

Roxana Hegeman
Air Force suspends work on contract
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2012 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board

Boeing Wichita jilted [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2012

Jan Biles
Center slated to open in April
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2012

John Hanna
Boeing Kansas leaders pursuing 2 paths in next step
Lawrence Journal World, 1/8/2012

John Hanna
State coping with departure
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2012

Bruce Buchanan
Boeing proves business, loyalty don't often mix
Hutchinson News, 1/8/2012 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Sources say Brownback reconsidering arts funding
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2012

J-W Editorials

Welcome news [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2012

Amy Bickel
Adjustments will enhance state fair's grandstand shows
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2012 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Learjet to expand Kansas operations
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2012

Tim Carpenter
Aviation receives $16M
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2012

Topeka event will help develop ongoing strategy for the Flint Hills region
Salina Journal, 1/12/2012

Andy Marso
Teens advocate for arts funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2012

J-W Editorial

Arts move [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2012

Chapman Rackaway

Time to rethink big-business incentives- Insight Kansas
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2012 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal
GOP delegation assails pipeline decision
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2012

Andy Hyland

Audit criticizes Kansas Bioscience Authority, leader
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2012

Scott Canon
Audit: Ex-chief of bioscience agency scrubbed computer
Kansas City Star, 1/23/2012

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Oversight lacking at KBA
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2012

Tim Carpenter
Brownback blocks $22M in state aid to KBA
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2012

Andy Hyland

K-State president discusses drive to secure NBAF funding
Lawrence Journal World, 1/26/2012

Associated Press
Agency upholds public hearing for NBAF risks
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2012

J-W Editorial

KBA restart [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2012

John Milburn
Legislative action on KBA audit unclear
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2012

Mike McGraw
Biolab hearing draws critics and supporters - But supporters of Homeland Security facility in Manhattan downplay

the risk to livestock, Funding is on hold until second study is completed
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2012

Dion Lefler
New documents show more was spent on Kansas Bioscience Authority legal fees

Kansas City Star, 1/31/2012

Tim Carpenter
Auditors may expand KBA analysis
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2012

Samantha Foster
NOTO receives major financial gift
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2012

Lawrence Journal-World
KBA restart
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2012 [Newsbank article]

Tara Lachapelle and Rita Nazareth
Kroger seen as take-over bargain
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2012

Tim Hrenchir
Many county houses to see drop in valuation
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2012

The Wichita Eagle
Worthy suggestions
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2012 [Newsbank article]

Jason Hancock
Economic 'border war' spurs Missouri lawmakers to action
Kansas City Star, 2/18/2012

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Raising the ante on NBAF
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2012

Andy Hyland
Bioscience Authority still has ability to fund projects
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2012

Andy Hyland
Lawrence therapeutics company among latest recipients of investment money from KBA
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2012

Mike Hall
Mike Hall: M&Ms and Mickey Mouse want good neighbors
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2012

Steve Everly
In southern Kansas, an energy trove awaits . . . maybe - Signs of an economic influx: Restaurants are busy, and housing in some areas is getting harder to find
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2012

Tim Hrenchir
Councilman asks county to choose JEDO chair
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2012

Aly Van Dyke
County to consider appointing JEDO chair
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2012

The Capital-Journal
National magazine honors Mars deal
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2012

The Capital-Journal
Jayhawk Theatre reno gets sizable donation
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/29/2012

Aly Van Dyke
County appoints JEDO chair
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2012

Ann Marie Bush
Curtain raised on Jayhawk Theatre fund drive
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2012

Recreation opportunity [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2012

Aly Van Dyke
Less than half of land in rezone passed to county commission
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2012

John Milburn
Economic optimism hits state -Lawmakers point to developments that show Kansas is on the path to recovery
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2012 [Newsbank article]

Diane Stafford
Economic recovery is gaining strength, but will it last this time?
Kansas City Star, 3/17/2012

J-W Editorial
Business team [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/8/2012

Ann Marie Bush
Reser's adding dozens of employees
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2012

Eric Smith
TOTO home program marks 400th buyer
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2012

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Reser's a stable business partner
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2012

Ann Marie Bush
Collective Brands sold for $2 billion
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2012

Kevin Collison
Kansas pitches in nearly $31M to land Teva Neurosciences project- If incentives approved, Pharmaceutical firm would move from KC to Overland Park complex
Kansas City Star, 5/4/2012 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Legacy to stay in Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2012

The Capital-Journal
Local TV station sold in group deal
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2012

Jan Biles and Ann Marie Bush
Jostens moving operations to Tennessee
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2012

The Capital-Journal
NBAF funding moves forward in House
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2012

Ken Stephens
A County's Plight
Hutchinson News, 5/27/2012 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Counties try thriving while shrinking
Garden City Telegram, 5/29/2012

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