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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection


2012 - June through December

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, June through December, 2011.

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, June through December, 2012

J-W Editorial
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2012

Rhonda Holman
Redistricting debacle
Wichita Eagle, 6/3/2012

Tim Carpenter
Adjustments complicate redistricting effort
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/3/2012

Dion Lefler
Flurry of briefs filed in Kansas redistricting case after last week's testimony
Wichita Eagle, 6/4/2012

J-W Editorial
Incumbent edge
Lawrence Journal World, 6/6/2012

Scott Rothschild
Voters will see big changes from new redistricting plan
Lawrence Journal World, 6/8/2012

Staff and Wire Reports
Lawrence placed entirely in 2nd District under congressional map drawn by federal judges
Lawrence Journal World, 6/8/2012

Federal judges impose new Kansas political lines
Hays Daily News, 6/8/2012 [Newsbank article]

Shajia Ahmad
Area survives redistricting shakeup with no reps lost
Garden City Telegram, 6/9/2012

Associated Press
Federal judges impose new Kansas political lines
Kansas City Star, 6/9/2012

The Star's editorial| Chaos in Kansas leads to workable maps
Kansas City Star, 6/11/2012 [Newsbank article]

John D. Montgomery
Hutchinson News, 6/11/2012 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas officials sort through new district lines
Lawrence Journal World, 6/12/2012

Emily Schultz
Area impacts of redistricting decision
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/12/2012

Jason Probst
Finding a home
Hutchinson News, 6/13/2012

Associated Press
Court's map collapses northern Kan. Sen. district
Hays Daily News, 6/13/2012

Fred Mann
State redistricting affects logistics down to smallest level
Wichita Eagle, 6/17/2012

Scott Rothschild
Moving days: Kansas legislators relocating to fulfill residency requirements
Lawrence Journal World, 6/18/2012

Associated Press
Kan. could face big costs in mapping lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2012

Associated Press
First to sue in mapping case submits legal bills
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/25/2012

Associated Press
Kansas faces big bills in redistricting case
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/12/2012

John Hanna
Kansas redistricting fight looms as campaign issue
Kansas City Star, 7/19/2012

Brent D. Wistrom
Abortions, births declined in Kansas in 2011
Wichita Eagle, 11/1/2012



Legislative Reference Section
300 SW 10th, Capitol Building, Room 169-W
Topeka, KS 66612

Kim Harp
Legislative Reference Librarian
Email: kim.harp@library.ks.gov

Cindy Roupe
Director of Public Services
Email: cindy.roupe@library.ks.gov

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