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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection

State Government

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 State Government, June through December, 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 State Government, June-December, 2012


Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: No funding to complete Capitol visitor's center
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2012


Tim Carpenter
Kansas Legislature adjourns sine die
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2012


John Hanna
7 lawmakers subpoenaed over meetings with Brownback
Lawrence Journal World, 6/5/2012


John Hanna
7 Kan. lawmakers subpoenaed over gov.'s meetings
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/5/2012


Fred Mann
Kansas restores state arts funding, but matching funds won't return until 2014
Wichita Eagle, 6/6/2012


Scott Canon and Diane Stafford
Kansas Bioscience Authority won't be prosecuted
Kansas City Star, 6/8/2012 [Newsbank article]


Chris Hunter
Legislators concerned about lack of compromise
Salina Journal, 6/17/2012 [Newsbank article]


Andy Marso
Dept. of Agriculture exploring other locations
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/18/2012


The Capital-Journal
Sebelius: Kan. gets $1.7M in health grants
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2012


Aly Van Dyke
County demands answers from KDOR representative
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Lines drawn over lingering vehicle registration
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/25/2012


Tim Carpenter
3M consultant leaks state DMV documents
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/26/2012


Tim Carpenter
Kansas signs three Medicaid contracts
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/27/2012


Associated Press
Kansas awards Medicaid contracts to three companies
Wichita Eagle, 6/27/2012


Associated Press
State to delay final payment on DMV software
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Motor vehicle system goes down statewide
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2012


Tim Carpenter
State agencies revise names, roles
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/2/2012


Associated Press
Costs from agency name changes rile lawmaker
Hutchinson News, 7/6/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Legislative audit ordered for state's motor vehicle system
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/10/2012


Andy Marso
Case worker shuffle vexing aid recipients
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/11/2012


Andy Marso
Study finds Wichitans have less access to ID
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2012


Associated Press
Shawnee DA reviewing info in Kansas meetings probe
Lawrence Journal World, 7/23/2012


Dave Ranney
State raises registered nurses' pay at Larned State Hospital
Lawrence Journal World, 7/27/2012



Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: At least 8 GOP legislators registered to attend ALEC meeting
Lawrence Journal World, 7/27/2012


Andy Marso
$1M approved for KanCare waiver consultant in April
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/6/2012


Scott Rothschild
Conservatives appear to be taking control of state Senate
Lawrence Journal World, 8/7/2012


Associated Press
Statehouse gets new rotunda chandelier
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/9/2012


Tim Carpenter
KDOT to lay off 40 staff in Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/10/2012


Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Brownback administration directs state agencies to propose 10 percent cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2012


Scott Rothschild
Brownback says asking for 10 percent cuts in state agencies just first step in budget review process
Lawrence Journal World, 8/17/2012


Andy Marso
District attorney: No 'substantive violations' of KOMA at Cedar Crest dinners
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/21/2012

Tim Carpenter
Capitol visitor center project to draw on bonds, KDOT cash
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2012


J-W Editorials
End is near? Kansas taxpayers have reason to hope that the opening of the Capitol rotunda next month marks the beginning of the end for the costly Statehouse renovation project
Lawrence Journal World, 8/27/2012


Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Brownback, legislators approve funding that they say will complete Statehouse project
Lawrence Journal World, 8/27/2012


Andy Marso
Panel approves $12M to finish Capitol renovations
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/27/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Three months after launch, counties still report problems

Topeka Capital Journal, 8/27/2012


Brent D. Wistrom
State approves $17.4 million more for Capitol renovation project
Wichita Eagle, 8/27/2012


Associated Press
Kansas Arts Foundation raises $105k, but dispurses no funds to local organizations in inaugural year
Lawrence Journal World, 9/7/2012


Andy Marso
KOMA transcripts show lack of training knowledge
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/11/2012


Mike Corn
Government numbers stay high
Hays Daily News, 9/12/2012 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
State agency refuses to answer questions from legislators about growing waiting lists
Lawrence Journal World, 9/12/2012


Andy Marso
Official's silence on Medicaid waivers stuns senators
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2012


Andy Marso
Committee told KNI short on nurses, techs
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2012


Brent D. Wistrom
Kansas' waiting list for services for disabled may shrink, official says
Wichita Eagle, 9/13/2012


Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Secretary says no formal investigation under way from feds on social service waiting lists
Lawrence Journal World, 9/13/2012


Associated Press
Statehouse walls to come down this week
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/19/2012


Brent D. Wistrom
Kansas Ethics Commission makes plans to cut one of two auditors
Wichita Eagle, 9/19/2012


John Hanna
Kansas labor chief says governor fired her
Lawrence Journal World, 9/20/2012


Scott Rothschild
Brownback administration shutting down Kansas Main Street program
Lawrence Journal World, 9/20/2012


Andy Marso
Inside view of Capitol dome returns after years of renovation
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/20/2012


Andy Marso
Gordon replaces Brownlee at Labor Dept.
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/20/2012


Brad Cooper
Kansas labor secretary steps down
Kansas City Star, 9/21/2012


John Hanna
Analysis: Brownback fashions new budget narrative
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/23/2012


Associated Press
Kansas Children's Cabinet and Trust Fund told to plan for big cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2012


Brent D. Wistrom
Lawmakers want Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission to distribute money to local arts groups
Wichita Eagle, 10/10/2012


Andy Marso
Panel grills new arts director on unused funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/10/2012


John Hanna
Emails show IT dispute led to Brownlee's departure as Labor secretary
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/11/2012


Steve Kraske
Steve Kraske|A tough selling job in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 10/12/2012


Scott Rothschild
Kansas State Department of Education to relocate in 2014
Lawrence Journal World, 10/16/2012


Associated Press
Kansas revenue forecasters to meet Election Day
Wichita Eagle, 10/30/2012


Tim Carpenter
Kansas facing long-term $327M budget hole
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/6/2012


Andy Marso
New-look county GOP to help set House path
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/10/2012


John Hanna
Analysis: Conservatives ready to cut Kansas budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/11/2012


Scott Rothschild
Vulgar license plates are OUTALUK in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 11/11/2012


Associated Press
Kansas hasn't paid full amount for faulty motor vehicle system
Kansas City Star, 11/12/2012


Derek Martin

Midwest Voices|Kansas' reckless gamble with unfettered power
Kansas City Star, 11/16/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Fixes to Kansas motor vehicle system delayed
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/20/2012


Scott Rothschild
Kansas Bioscience Authority hires former Payless ShoeSource executive as new president, CEO
Lawrence Journal World, 11/20/2012


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