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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Public Utilities

2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower considers Missouri
Salina Journal, 01/01/2008

Hutchinson News
Ethanol rising [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 01/01/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower plants company sets sights on Missouri
Hutchinson News, 01/02/2008

Randy Scholfield
Bullish state poised for new wind energy era
Wichita Eagle, 01/02/2008

J-W Editorials

Fair return [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 01/03/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Gas drilling booms in northwest
Wichita Eagle, 01/03/2008

Sparks fly from plant ruling [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 01/03/2008

Scott Seirer
Ransom demand denied [editorial]
Salina Journal, 01/03/2008

Tim Carpenter
Survey focuses on energy
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/04/2008

Karen Dillon and David Klepper
Coal plant rejection favored
Kansas City Star, 01/04/2008

Scott Rothschild
Kansans support decision to nix coal plants, want focus on wind energy
Lawrence Journal World, 01/04/2008

Eric Swanson
Poll: Most Kansans support blocking construction of coal power plants
Dodge City Daily Globe, 01/04/2008

Duane Schrag
Kansans say denial of permit was right thing
Salina Journal, 01/04/2008

Darrin Stineman
Legislator: Power talk will heat up '08 session
Hays Daily News, 01/04/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower looms large on agenda in Topeka
Hutchinson News, 01/06/2008

Jon Ruhlen
Group wants Ford Co. Commission's help in opposing coal plant decision
Hutchinson News, 01/07/2008

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius creates wind energy group
Lawrence Journal World, 01/08/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius forms wind group
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/08/2008

Michael Hooper
Permit denial, taxes at issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/08/2008

Dion Lefler
State to hear Aquila customers
Wichita Eagle, 01/08/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius creates wind-power group
Wichita Eagle, 01/08/2008

Mark Vierthaler
Commissioners give support for coal power in region
Dodge City Daily Globe, 01/08/2008

Patrick S. Kelley
Planning for a clean future [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 01/08/2008

Gwen Tietgen
County joins alliance
Garden City Telegram, 01/08/2008

Dan Margolies
Westar defendant seeks subpoena
Kansas City Star, 01/09/2008

Duane Schrag
Kansans may face lifestyle changes
Salina Journal, 01/09/2008

Dion Lefler
Proposed Aquila premium draws ire
Wichita Eagle, 01/09/2008

Associated Press
Former exec claims Westar aided prosecutors
Wichita Eagle, 01/10/2008

Associated Press
Aquila sale may end up costing customers
Hutchinson News, 01/10/2008

Associated Press
Premium price for Aquila faces scrutiny
Lawrence Journal World, 01/10/2008

Gwen Tietgen
Finney County joins alliance backed by Sunflower Electric
Hutchinson News, 01/10/2008

Westar: Risks seen as too great
Salina Journal, 01/10/2008

Eric Swanson
State seeking comments on proposed Aquila sale
Dodge City Daily Globe, 01/10/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal plant decision to dominate session
Lawrence Journal World, 01/11/2008

Chris Green
Group details spending on coal-plant ads
Hutchinson News, 01/11/2008

Eric Swanson
Pros and cons considered in proposed Aquila sale
Dodge City Daily Globe, 01/11/2008

Chris Green
Group reveals ad spending
Garden City Telegram, 01/11/2008

Associated Press
Former regulator joins coal supporters
Wichita Eagle, 01/12/2008

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Rein it in [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/12/2008

John Hanna
Pro-coal enlists KCC insider
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/12/2008

The Capital-Journal
Westar inks wind farm deals
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/12/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower forms advocacy group with backers
Hutchinson News, 01/12/2008

John Hanna
Ex-KCC chairmen leads new group
Lawrence Journal World, 01/12/2008

Phil Morse
Unite in support of clean energy
Garden City Telegram, 01/12/2008

Bill Felber
Coal-fired up
Manhattan Mercury, 01/13/2008

Phil Anderson
Wolf Creek idled
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/13/2008

Earl Watkins
Kansas must have regulatory certainty
Hutchinson News, 01/13/2008

Jon Ruhlen
More research welcome on bioenergy center
Hutchinson News, 01/13/2008

Bill Moore
Westar Energy believes in wind, but it has risks
Wichita Eagle, 01/13/2008

Robert Boczkiewicz
Westar objects to legal fees
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/14/2008

Sunflower lobbying [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 01/14/2008

Earl Watkins
Regulatory certainty [commentary]
Hays Daily News, 01/14/2008

Mike Corn
Sunflower, Midwest add wind
Hays Daily News, 01/15/2008

Earl Watkins
Regulatory process needs to be certain, impartial
Wichita Eagle, 01/15/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Energy issues fire them up [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/15/2008

Mark Davis
Wolf Creek ready to restart
Kansas City Star, 01/15/2008

Scott Rothschild
Discussions about coal plants continue
Lawrence Journal World, 01/15/2008

Nuclear plant still shut down
Hutchinson News, 01/16/2008

David Klepper
Talks aim to head off fight on coal plant
Kansas City Star, 01/16/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Legislature let it roll [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/16/2008

Your Views
Cleanest coal plant in state
Garden City Telegram, 01/16/2008

Tim Carpenter
Anti-coal groups loses fight
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/17/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower legislation will gain House floor
Hutchinson News, 01/17/2008

Chris Green
Group spent $405,000 to fight coal plants
Hutchinson News, 01/17/2008

Nancy Jackson
KDHE did not create regulatory uncertainty
Wichita Eagle, 01/17/2008

Mike Hall
Wolf Creek fixes problem
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/17/2008

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers introduce possible coal plant bill
Lawrence Journal World, 01/17/2008

Scott Rothschild
Wolf Creek restarted; federal regulators to inspect
Lawrence Journal World, 01/17/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Kansas oil businesses mired in bad weather
Wichita Eagle, 01/17/2008

Duane Schrag
Panel will probe energy policy in Kansas
Salina Journal, 01/18/2008

Associated Press
Anti-coal group's lobbying sets record for spending
Wichita Eagle, 01/18/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Westar: Ice storm's damage unequaled
Hutchinson News, 01/18/2008

The Capital-Journal
AT&T gives chamber $10,000 for tech
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/19/2008

The Capital-Journal
Ice storm costs Westar $73 million
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/19/2008

Gwen Tietgen
Locals delve into global warming debate
Garden City Telegram, 01/19/2008

Associated Press
Kansas utility eyes proposed Missouri power plant
Garden City Telegram, 01/19/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Legislator promotes climate book
Salina Journal, 01/20/2008

Christien Metz
Decision maker
Lawrence Journal World, 01/20/2008

John Green
Much work, and costs, left to resolve for electric co-ops
Hutchinson News, 01/20/2008

John Green
Burying power lines an expensive idea
Hutchinson News, 01/20/2008

Darrel Miller
I give a little, you give a little
Hays Daily News, 01/20/2008

Alan Scher Zagier
Kansas utility eyes proposed Missouri power plant
Junction City Daily Union, 01/20/2008

Associated Press
Bremby: Some responses to coal ruling surprising
Wichita Eagle, 01/21/2008

Associated Press
Bremby surprised by some responses
Hutchinson News, 01/21/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Consultants: Coal-fired power 'imprudent' investment
Hutchinson News, 01/22/2008

Roger Pine
Positive solutions
Leavenworth Times, 01/22/2008

Other Views
Lobbying for Sunflower:
Junction City Daily Union, 01/22/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Consultants say coal-fired power 'imprudent' investment
Hays Daily News, 01/22/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal plant developers hoping for compromise
Lawrence Journal World, 01/23/2008

John Hanna
Group discloses nearly $406,000 in spending on anti-coal ads
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/24/2008

Elliott appointed to new energy committee
Kansas City Kansan, 01/24/2008

Scott Seirer
Keeping a foot on the brake [editorial]
Salina Journal, 01/24/2008

Stephanie Cole
Coal plant permit not like getting a driver's license [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 01/24/2008

The Hutchinson News
Ethanol [editorial]
Leavenworth Times, 01/24/2008

Steve Rose
Count me as a believer
Johnson County Sun, 01/24/2008

Topeka Capital-Journal
On state overspending wind turbines, new A.G.
Wichita Eagle, 01/25/2008

Gwen Tietgen
Energy issues loom large
Garden City Telegram, 01/25/2008

Stephanie Cole
Coal-plant permit not like a driver's license
Hays Daily News, 01/25/2008

Richard Turney
Hard data lacking on turbine fears [readers forum]
Hays Daily News, 01/25/2008

John Hanna
Coal plant compromise may be in works
Lawrence Journal World, 01/26/2008

John Hanna
Officials mum on Sunflower talks
Hutchinson News, 01/26/2008

Tim Hrenchir
Firefighter dispute chief cites progress; union doesn't buy it
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/26/2008

Associated Press
State, utility hold talks about coal plants
Wichita Eagle, 01/26/2008

Jim Barnett
Sunflower decision perilous state
Garden City Telegram, 01/26/2008

Associated Press
Compromise appears to be in works on coal plants
Winfield Daily Courier, 01/26/2008

Dan Johnson
Permit rules not Legislature's domain
Hays Daily News, 01/27/2008

Associated Press
Sunflower deal may be in the works
Garden City Telegram, 01/28/2008

The Wichita Eagle
Energy legislation [editorial]
Leavenworth Times, 01/29/2008

Scott Rothschild
No deal yet on coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 01/29/2008

John Hanna
Kan. bill would set CO2 standards but allow coal-fired plants
Winfield Daily Courier, 01/30/2008

Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Bill for coal-fired plants gets extra push
Hutchinson News, 01/31/2008

Associated Press
Kansas energy legislation being criticized
Iola Register, 01/31/2008

Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Coal-fired plant compromises proposed
Salina Journal, 01/31/2008

John Hanna
Kan. bill would set CO2 standards
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 01/31/2008

Kenneth B. Lucas
Global warming scam
Hutchinson News, 01/31/2008

Tim Carpenter
Holcomb plan energized
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/31/2008

David Klepper and Karen Dillon
Measure would restrict emission
Kansas City Star, 01/31/2008

David Klepper and Karen Dillon
Bipartisan bill would give coal plant another chance
Wichita Eagle, 01/31/2008

Scott Rothschild
Bill would allow coal plants, with restrictions
Lawrence Journal World, 01/31/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal plant bill was crafted in secret
Lawrence Journal World, 01/31/2008

Our View
Eyeing compromise [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 01/31/2008

Associated Press
How Sunflower would get its coal plants back
Junction City Daily Union, 01/31/2008

Associated Press
Critics seeing bill as pro-coal
Garden City Telegram, 01/31/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius says measure is a Padora's box
Hutchinson News, 02/01/2008

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius criticizes coal-plant legislation
Lawrence Journal World, 02/01/2008

Associated Press
Governor criticizes energy bill
Wichita Eagle, 02/01/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius faults energy plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/01/2008

Governor's utilities deal
Junction City Daily Union, 02/01/2008

Lawmakers should axe this 'compromise'
Kansas City Star, 02/02/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius says legislators moving too quickly on CO2 emissions
Lawrence Journal World, 02/02/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius: Lawmakers moving too fast on energy
Hutchinson News, 02/02/2008

Sarah Kessigner
Voluntary standards should be mandatory, governor says
Hutchinson News, 02/02/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal rules legislative session
Lawrence Journal World, 02/03/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Plant talk part of legislative week
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 02/03/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius says coal plants a financial risk
Winfield Daily Courier, 02/03/2008

John Hanna
House, Senate to open hearings on energy legislation
Dodge City Daily Globe, 02/04/2008

Martin Hawver
New coal plants bring up 'world' issues
Junction City Daily Union, 02/04/2008

Associated Press
Details of deal governor said she proposed to utilities
Emporia Gazette, 02/04/2008

John Hanna
Amid the harsh rhetoric on coal flutters of movement
Manhattan Mercury, 02/04/2008

Randy Scholfield
Deal? Coal bill not very green
Wichita Eagle, 02/04/2008

John Hanna
House, Senate together on energy bill
Wichita Eagle, 02/04/2008

John Hanna
Committees to open energy hearings
Hutchinson News, 02/04/2008

Scott Rothschild
Legislature hearings begin on coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 02/05/2008

Tim Carpenter and James Carlson
Political battle over state energy policy begins
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/05/2008

John Hanna
Sunflower CEO says one coal-fired plant not enough
Wichita Eagle, 02/05/2008

David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Legislators examine coal plant measure
Kansas City Star, 02/05/2008

Courier Views
Getting the energy job done
Winfield Daily Courier, 02/05/2008

John Hanna
Sunflower CEO: 2 coal plants makes expansion possible
Winfield Daily Courier, 02/05/2008

Jon Ruhlen
Sunflower agrees to test biomass potential
Hutchinson News, 02/05/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower says two coal plants needed
Hutchinson News, 02/05/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower defends dual power plants
Salina Journal, 02/05/2008

Make your voice heard [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 02/05/2008

Associated Press
Sunflower CEO: Two coal plants make expansion possible
Manhattan Mercury, 02/05/2008

Sam Hartle
WyCo legislators split over BPU oversight report
Kansas City Kansan, 02/05/2008

Dan Margolies
Subpoena motion is denied
Kansas City Star, 02/06/2008

David Klepper
Sebelius resists coal plant bill
Kansas City Star, 02/06/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Firms form bioenergy partnership
Wichita Eagle, 02/06/2008

David Twiddy
Judge rejects demand for documents
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/06/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Utilities push for plants
Hays Daily News, 02/06/2008

Scott Rothschild
House speaker: Sebelius not serious about compromise on coal power plant
Lawrence Journal World, 02/06/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Utilities say coal-fired plants vital to meet consumer energy demands
Hutchinson News, 02/06/2008

Ed Trimmer
Power plants hot topic in House, Senate
Winfield Daily Courier, 02/07/2008

Jeff Whitham
Legislators have coal bills on fast track
Garden City Telegram, 02/07/2008

Ted A. Thompson
Political compromise [letters to the editor]
Johnson County Sun, 02/07/2008

Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Coal-plant foes doubt bill's fiscal soundness
Hutchinson News, 02/07/2008

Good energy [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 02/08/2008

David Klepper
Coal plant bill hits snag
Kansas City Star, 02/08/2008

John Hanna
Energy bill is bashed
Salina Journal, 02/08/2008

Topeka Capital-Journal
Coal-fired plants bill: [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 02/08/2008

Alan Cobb
A carbon tax is no compromise [commentary]
Hays Daily News, 02/08/2008

Associated Press
Energy bill put off
Iola Register, 02/08/2008

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 02/08/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Ethanol think it over [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/08/2008

Randy Myers
Compromise needed in energy debate [your views]
Garden City Telegram, 02/08/2008

Gwen Tietgen
Sunflower discussion dominates reception
Garden City Telegram, 02/08/2008

James Carlson and Tim Carpenter
Energy emotions heat up
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/08/2008

More thoughtful approach needed on coal plant future
Kansas City Star, 02/09/2008

David Klepper
Plug pulled on coal plant bill
Kansas City Star, 02/09/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House speaker pulls bill on coal-plant
Salina Journal, 02/09/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House coal bill placed on hold
Chanute Tribune, 02/09/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Researchers: Wind cost competitive with new coal
Garden City Telegram, 02/09/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower optimistic despite bill delay
Garden City Telegram, 02/09/2008

John Hanna
Explorer: Warming's polar impact is real
Hutchinson News, 02/09/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal plant measure is out of action
Hutchinson News, 02/09/2008

David Klepper
House speaker calls off coal-plant vote
Wichita Eagle, 02/09/2008

James Carlson and Tim Carpenter
Energy bill put on back burner
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/09/2008

James Hill
Radon reasoning
Emporia Gazette, 02/09/2008

Associated Press
Panel suspends work on energy bill
Emporia Gazette, 02/09/2008

Janis Lee
Energy fight boils down to baseload
Hays Daily News, 02/10/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Power plant tops legislative issues
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 02/10/2008

The Garden City Telegram
A necessary discussion
Hutchinson News, 02/10/2008

Scott Rothschild
State line big factor in coal plants proposals
Lawrence Journal World, 02/11/2008

Sunflower changes in House bill 2066
Salina Journal, 02/12/2008

Barbara Percival and Doris A. Duke
Express opposition to coal plants and Region could become desert [your views]
Garden City Telegram, 02/12/2008

Scott Rothschild
Pine, Francisco split on coal-plant vote
Lawrence Journal World, 02/12/2008

John Hanna
Senate panel reworks bill on coal-fired plants
Lawrence Journal World, 02/12/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Plant bill moves to full Senate
Hutchinson News, 02/12/2008

John Hanna
Senate committee OKs altered coal plant bill
Wichita Eagle, 02/12/2008

Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Votes coming on coal-fired plants
Kansas City Star, 02/12/2008

John Hanna
CO2 limits out of energy bill
Iola Register, 02/12/2008

James Carlson
Committee tinkers with bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/12/2008

John Hanna
CO2 limits out of energy bill
Iola Register, 02/12/2008

Associated Press
Bill would allow coal plants, set renewable standard
Winfield Daily Courier, 02/13/2008

Black Hills offers Kan. regulators new deal on Aquila gas buy
Winfield Daily Courier, 02/13/2008

Dion Lefler
Deal may freeze Aquila gas rates
Wichita Eagle, 02/13/2008

Gary Swartzendruber
No to coal lap dogs [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 02/13/2008

Chris Green
KDHE to take stock of state's CO2
Salina Journal, 02/13/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Panel gives green light to coal
Salina Journal, 02/13/2008

Helen Van Etten
Sebelius talks about environment while Bush is trying to improve it [letter to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 02/13/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Lawmakers on path to rejecting responsibility [editorial]
Iola Register, 02/13/2008

Associated Press
Bill on coal plant advances
Iola Register, 02/13/2008

Sharon Morrisey
Coal-fired plants
Emporia Gazette, 02/13/2008

James Carlson
House committee OKs energy legislation
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2008

Robert Boczkiewicz
Lake fights for legal fee aid
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/13/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House coal bill advances with renewable power goal
Hutchinson News, 02/13/2008

Chris Green
Agency cataloging greenhouse gas emissions
Hutchinson News, 02/13/2008

Associated Press
House adds wind power to coal bill
Wichita Eagle, 02/13/2008

Scott Rothschild
Senate to open coal-plant hearings
Lawrence Journal World, 02/13/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal plants get initial approval
Salina Journal, 02/14/2008

Carbon limits fall
Salina Journal, 02/14/2008

Associated Press
Senate advances coal plant bill
Iola Register, 02/14/2008

John Hanna
Senate gives initial nod to bill allowing coal plants
Junction City Daily Union, 02/14/2008

Ralph Gamble
Global coal conundrum [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 02/14/2008

Darren Werth
Coal plant bill takes step in the right direction, but...[editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 02/14/2008

Staff and Wire Reports
Offer to buy an Aquila utility in Kansas is revised
Kansas City Star, 02/14/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower bill rising among Senate ranks
Hutchinson News, 02/14/2008

Scott Rothschild
Complaint on coal-plant meetings dismissed
Lawrence Journal World, 02/14/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal-fired plants advance in Senate
Lawrence Journal World, 02/14/2008

James Carlson
Coal plant bill advances Senate plans voice vote
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/14/2008

Karl Brooks
Coal plants bills play politics with the law
Wichita Eagle, 02/14/2008

David Klepper
Senate backs coal plant
Kansas City Star, 02/14/2008

Rachel Davis
Dairy has concerns
Garden City Telegram, 02/15/2008

Carl Manning
Senate OKs bill allowing coal-fired power plants
Winfield Daily Courier, 02/15/2008

Sam Hananel
Waxman questions Sunflower loans
Hays Daily News, 02/15/2008

Joey Berlin
Coal controversy
Emporia Gazette, 02/15/2008

Carl Manning
Senate passes bill allowing coal-fired power plants
Dodge City Daily Globe, 02/15/2008

Melissa Smith
Umbarger presents bill for penalties for delinquent property valuation filings
Chanute Tribune, 02/15/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal bill runaway success in Senate
Hutchinson News, 02/15/2008

Scott Rothschild
Senate OKs proposal to allow coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 02/15/2008

Sam Hananel
Waxman questions Sunflower loans
Hays Daily News, 02/15/2008

Joey Berlin
Coal controversy
Emporia Gazette, 02/15/2008

Carl Manning
Senate passes bill allowing coal-fired power plants
Dodge City Daily Globe, 02/15/2008

Melissa Smith
Umbarger presents bill for penalties for delinquent property valuation filings
Chanute Tribune, 02/15/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal bill runaway success in Senate
Hutchinson News, 02/15/2008

Scott Rothschild
Senate OKs proposal to allow coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 02/15/2008

Associated Press
Senate votes to give coal-fired plants green light
Wichita Eagle, 02/15/2008

Chuck France
Coal-plant bill endangers environment in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 02/15/2008

Karen Dillion and David Klepper
Congressman questions financing for coal plants
Wichita Eagle, 02/15/2008

James Carlson
Senate OKs veto-proof bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/15/2008

Karen Dillion and David Klepper
U.S. House member launches inquiry
Kansas City Star, 02/15/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Power plants week's issues
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 02/16/2008

John Hanna
Support for coal plant bill approval in doubt
Hutchinson News, 02/16/2008

Associated Press
Coal-fired power plant bill may not be veto-proof
Wichita Eagle, 02/16/2008

Duane Schrag
Spinning oil out of coal
Salina Journal, 02/17/2008

Sam Lacy
Knowing the health hazards, how can lawmakers OK new coal plants? [letter to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 02/17/2008

Make coal plants be clean, efficient [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 02/17/2008

Our View
Importance of air quality
Junction City Daily Union, 02/17/2008

Biofuel threat
Hutchinson News, 02/17/2008

Randy Scholfield
Make-believe legislature refuses to tackle carbon issue
Wichita Eagle, 02/17/2008

John Hanna
Legislators can't avoid warming debate
Manhattan Mercury, 02/18/2008

John Hanna
More than just a Kansas issue
Dodge City Daily Globe, 02/18/2008

Associated Press
House debates bill to allow coal-fired plants
Winfield Daily Courier, 02/18/2008

John Hanna
Kansas debate attracts
Salina Journal, 02/18/2008

John Hanna
Lawmakers can't avoid national debate over CO2 warming
Junction City Daily Union, 02/18/2008

James Carlson
Bill hinges on House vote
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/18/2008

John Hanna
Legislators cannot avoid debate over CO2, warming
Hutchinson News, 02/18/2008

Our View
Step backward
Garden City Telegram, 02/18/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House advances coal-fired bill
Salina Journal, 02/19/2008

Associated Press
Coal bill passes House
Hays Daily News, 02/19/2008

Megan Moser and Bill Felber
Locals oppose power plant bill
Manhattan Mercury, 02/19/2008

Coal-plant bills differ
Emporia Gazette, 02/19/2008

John Hanna
House gives first OK on energy bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 02/19/2008

Kathie Moore
Take aspirin before tackling energy information
Hutchinson News, 02/19/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House moves bill to final floor action
Hutchinson News, 02/19/2008

John Hanna
Coal plant bill passes House, lacks votes to override veto
Wichita Eagle, 02/19/2008

Scott Rothschild
Sunflower electric lawmaker calls power co.'s offer improper
Lawrence Journal World, 02/19/2008

David Klepper
House endorses coal plant's expansion
Kansas City Star, 02/19/2008

Scott Rothschild
House advances bill to allow coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 02/19/2008

Tim Carpenter
House needs 11 votes on bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/19/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Coal-plant vote prompts opponents to make lobbying trip
Wichita Eagle, 02/19/2008

Tom Bell
Use facts for plant debates [editorial]
Salina Journal, 02/20/2008

John Hanna
Supporters hunt for votes on coal plants as deadline looms
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 02/20/2008

John Hanna
House gives Ok to coal plants
Salina Journal, 02/20/2008

Gary Demuth
Bremby to speak at Salina banquet
Salina Journal, 02/20/2008

Bill Dorsett
Lawmakers should reject coal-fired power plants [letter to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 02/20/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
China's news adds concern for Holcomb plants [editorial]
Iola Register, 02/20/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House approves Sunflower bill but falls short of veto override power
Hutchinson News, 02/20/2008

David Klepper
Coal-plant bill clears Kansas House
Kansas City Star, 02/20/2008

John Hanna
Energy backers looking for votes
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/20/2008

Scott Rothschild
June 1 deadline set for coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 02/20/2008

John Hanna
Supporters hunt for votes on coal plants as deadline looms
Dodge City Daily Globe, 02/20/2008

John Schlageck
Ethanol: It just makes sense [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 02/20/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Team is in charge of coal measure
Hutchinson News, 02/21/2008

Yael T. Abouhalkah
Lawmakers +dirty coal =more pollution
Kansas City Star, 02/21/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Oil & Gas report project aims to improve natural gas production
Wichita Eagle, 02/21/2008

The People Speak
What's unclear?
Emporia Gazette, 02/21/2008

Jim Horacek
Governor's take on energy is bad for Kansans
Hays Daily News, 02/21/2008

Bill Felber
Prof: Nuclear energy a must
Manhattan Mercury, 02/21/2008

Duane Schrag
Algae reactor could be big, costly
Salina Journal, 02/21/2008

Fuel for thought
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/22/2008

James Carlson
Coal plant taking 'flight'
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/22/2008

Peter Hancock
The politics of coal-fired power plants
Metro News, 02/22/2008

Chris Green
Utility responds to ads
Salina Journal, 02/22/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Court ruling raises idle speculations on state liability
Iola Register, 02/22/2008

Duane Schrag
Coal plant's bioreactor to start small
Salina Journal, 02/22/2008

Duane Schrag
Reactor would capture 40 percent of CO2
Hays Daily News, 02/22/2008

The Capital-Journal
City promotes acting directors
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/23/2008

John Hanna
Debate, deals on coal plants getting messy
Hutchinson News, 02/23/2008

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius: No 'tailored' coal plant deal
Lawrence Journal World, 02/23/2008

Your Views
Encourage lawmakers to protect Kansas and Little benefit in plant project
Garden City Telegram, 02/23/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Menghini, Grant vote differently on Holcomb
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 02/23/2008

Dion Lefler
Bill could set stage for increase in phone rates
Wichita Eagle, 02/24/2008

Associated Press
Governors: Black coal must be part of green energy debate
Lawrence Journal World, 02/24/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Power plant expansion one to watch [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/25/2008

Mary Clarkin
Taxing CO2 best way to cut emissions, study finds
Hutchinson News, 02/25/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Negotiations on coal-plant bill commence
Hutchinson News, 02/26/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Plan requires utilities to pay for power
Hutchinson News, 02/26/2008

Staff and Wire Reports
Sebelius in D.C. vying for NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 02/26/2008

H. Jan Scoggins
Cost of coal-fired plants outweigh benefits [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 02/26/2008

Sarah Kessinger
'Net metering' bill pushed by two legislators
Salina Journal, 02/26/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Committee hasn't changed bill yet
Salina Journal, 02/26/2008

Sam Hananel
Sebelius: Fund clean coal technology
Salina Journal, 02/26/2008

Associated Press
Sebelius wants more energy dollars
Emporia Gazette, 02/26/2008

Michael Hooper
Plant development halted
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/26/2008

Randy Scholfield
One case Bremby ruling didn't create uncertainty
Wichita Eagle, 02/27/2008

Harris News Service
Part of coal bill calls for study commission
Hutchinson News, 02/27/2008

Associated Press
Cargill suspends plans to build ethanol plant outside of Topeka
Lawrence Journal World, 02/27/2008

Associated Press
Coal plant talks may stretch into next week
Lawrence Journal World, 02/27/2008

The Capital-Journal
Go Topeka president says group would recover $50,000
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/27/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Bill to offset energy rates gets quick death
Hutchinson News, 02/27/2008

Eric Swanson
Program focuses on arguments for, against coal-fired plants
Dodge City Daily Globe, 02/27/2008

Self-generation [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 02/28/2008

David Klepper
Nuclear power regains its luster
Kansas City Star, 02/28/2008

Associated Press
Lawmakers worry about existing coal-fired plants
Lawrence Journal World, 02/28/2008

Brian J. Moline
Energy regulators need public input
Wichita Eagle, 02/28/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Six backs prior AG's CO2 view
Hutchinson News, 02/28/2008

Associated Press
Nuclear power bill up for debate
Hutchinson News, 02/28/2008

Robert Boczkiewicz
Westar fights Lake fees
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/28/2008

Doug Morrisey
Why in Kansas?
Emporia Gazette, 02/28/2008

Jim Horacek
Governor's take on energy is bad for Kansas
Hays Daily News, 02/28/2008

Kathleen Sebelius
Balanced approach
Hays Daily News, 02/28/2008

John Hanna
Lawmakers worry about existing plants
Junction City Daily Union, 02/28/2008

Mark Scott
Locals return from D.C.
Manhattan Mercury, 02/28/2008

Jason Gertzen
Sprint woes grow worse
Kansas City Star, 02/29/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Conference committee puts final touches on coal bill
Hays Daily News, 02/29/2008

John Hanna
Negotiators closer to coal plant deal
Salina Journal, 02/29/2008

John Green
Ethanol plant on upswing
Hutchinson News, 02/29/2008

John Hanna
Deal closer on bill for coal-fired plants
Hutchinson News, 02/29/2008

Associated Press
Sprint suffers huge 4th-quarter loss
Wichita Eagle, 02/29/2008

Get real on energy policy [editorial]
Winfield Daily Courier, 02/29/2008

John Hanna
Westar agrees to reduce CO2
Salina Journal, 03/01/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Coal vs. green
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/01/2008

Sarah Kessinger
CO2 casts cloud over bill's future
Hutchinson News, 03/01/2008

Cathy Lucas
Kansan's health is worth more than economic development
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/01/2008

Topeka Capital-Journal
Coal bill debate just getting warmed up
Hutchinson News, 03/01/2008

John Hanna
Westar to limit its CO2
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/01/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Ethanol plant in Pratt might not reopen
Wichita Eagle, 03/01/2008

John Hanna
Westar deal backs state's move to reduce CO2
Hutchinson News, 03/01/2008

Sarah Kessinger
CO2 casts cloud over bill's future
Hutchinson News, 03/01/2008

John Hanna
Westar volunteers to cut CO2 emissions
Lawrence Journal World, 03/01/2008

Associated Press
Westar offers to cut CO2 emissions
Wichita Eagle, 03/01/2008

John Hanna
Westar signs agreement to cut CO2
Junction City Daily Union, 03/02/2008

Associated Press
Future of energy bill conference unclear
Manhattan Mercury, 03/02/2008

Duane Schrag
Power struggle
Salina Journal, 03/02/2008

Duane Schrag
Wind's future appears optimistic
Salina Journal, 03/02/2008

Waxman to Kansas: Look out for ratepayers
Wichita Eagle, 03/02/2008

Duane Schrag
Study: Swapping for wind power will raise power bills marginally
Hays Daily News, 03/03/2008

Nuclear power still has too many questions to become immediate fix
Kansas City Star, 03/03/2008

Dan Margolies
Wittig sues Westar over attorney fees
Kansas City Star, 03/04/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Kansas now awaits federal rules on CO2
Hutchinson News, 03/04/2008

Karl Peterjohn
Regulatory uncertainty weakens the economy
Wichita Eagle, 03/04/2008

LeRoy Robinson
Proper decision on Sunflower plan
Garden City Telegram, 03/04/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House to vote on final coal bill
Hays Daily News, 03/05/2008

Associated Press
Negotiators agree on bill
Emporia Gazette, 03/05/2008

Associated Press
Wittig sues Westar for payment of legal fees
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/05/2008

J-W Editorials
Cooperative effort [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 03/05/2008

Former chief sues Westar for not paying legal fees
Hutchinson News, 03/05/2008

John Hanna
Backers of coal-fired plants question Westar deal
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/05/2008

Randy Scholfield
Hello? Lawmakers ignoring coal reality
Wichita Eagle, 03/06/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Pipeline to bring Canadian oil to, through Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 03/06/2008

David Klepper
House again backs coal plant growth
Kansas City Star, 03/06/2008

James Carlson
Power plant politics: Get ready to deal
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/06/2008

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Risky business [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/06/2008

Dan Margolies
Two seek dismissal of case
Kansas City Star, 03/06/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal bill soon to go before gov
Hutchinson News, 03/06/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal plant bill passes, but veto looms
Lawrence Journal World, 03/06/2008

Erin Castaneda
Bremby defends coal-plant decision
Lawrence Journal World, 03/06/2008

Associated Press
Bill on coal plants advancing
Iola Register, 03/06/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius criticizes 'auction' on coal bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/06/2008

David Klepper
Senate OKs coal bill as House preps for veto
Wichita Eagle, 03/07/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Certain veto clouds coal bill's outcome
Hutchinson News, 03/07/2008

Mael Hernandez
Unfair to Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 03/07/2008

James Carlson
Energy vote swap decried
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/07/2008

David Klepper
Coal plant bill to Sebelius
Kansas City Star, 03/07/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius 'stunned' by energy bill process
Lawrence Journal World, 03/07/2008

H. Jan Scoggins
No benefits
Hutchinson News, 03/07/2008

Other Editors
The Hutchinson News, on oil's impact and alternative fuels:
Chanute Tribune, 03/07/2008

KDHE encourages Kansans to recycle unused cell phones
Chanute Tribune, 03/07/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal bill going to governor's desk
Garden City Telegram, 03/07/2008

Associated Press
Energy bill goes to Sebelius; veto expected
Manhattan Mercury, 03/07/2008

Our View
Political ploys
Garden City Telegram, 03/08/2008

Richard L. Taylor
Significant benefit in Sunflower plan
Garden City Telegram, 03/08/2008

Dave Seaton
Trimmer opposed to Holcomb plant expansion
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/08/2008

Dave Seaton
Goodwin votes in favor of coal energy bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/08/2008

Tom Bell
Put brakes on coal plant [editorial]
Salina Journal, 03/08/2008

Scott Rothschild
Local lawmakers split on coal-plant bill
Lawrence Journal World, 03/08/2008

Sunflower bill [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 03/08/2008

KDHE's plant decision followed the rule of law
Wichita Eagle, 03/09/2008

Randy Scholfield
Certainty plan for it: Carbon regs are coming
Wichita Eagle, 03/09/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Bumpy road to biodiesel
Wichita Eagle, 03/09/2008

Edie Hall
Retiring AT&T exec has been agent of civic excellence
Hutchinson News, 03/09/2008

Sharon Montague
Legislators put coal on front burner
Salina Journal, 03/09/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Legislators split on coal issue
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/09/2008

Brandon Worf
Regional lawmakers talk energy and budget
Hays Daily News, 03/09/2008

John Faber
Facts bolster argument for Holcomb
Hays Daily News, 03/09/2008

Kathryn Waller
National overtone to issue
Manhattan Mercury, 03/09/2008

Michael Hooper
Is ethanol boom going bust?
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/10/2008

James Carlson
Coal plant bill draws lines
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/10/2008

Sam Hananel
Kansan commentary BPU in a tough spot
Kansas City Kansan, 03/10/2008

Bob Johnson
Legislators give midterm report
Iola Register, 03/10/2008

Bob Johnson
Y.C. prison might be in jeopardy
Iola Register, 03/10/2008

Eric Swanson
Lawmakers talk about overriding potential coal veto
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/10/2008

Joey Berlin
Coal plants big issue for legislators
Emporia Gazette, 03/10/2008

Associated Press
Sebelius promises veto of coal-fired plant bill
Manhattan Mercury, 03/12/2008

Energy bill will affect future [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 03/12/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Make wind, not coal
Hutchinson News, 03/12/2008

Danny Reichenborn
Coal-fired plants are wrong for western Kansas [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/12/2008

Scott Rothschild
Residents rally with Sebelius against coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 03/12/2008

Associated Press
Veto clock ticking
Hays Daily News, 03/13/2008

Governor gets bill on coal-fired plants
Emporia Gazette, 03/13/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Schmidt prefers nuclear to coal --but not really [editorial]
Iola Register, 03/13/2008

Mary Clarkin
Coordinator: Group is for wind, not anti-coal
Hutchinson News, 03/13/2008

James Carlson
Measure pleases business groups
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/13/2008

Dion Lefler
Phone-rate bill could invite abuses
Wichita Eagle, 03/13/2008

Kathleen Hartnett White
Holcomb project holds environmental promise
Wichita Eagle, 03/13/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Kansas oil rides to record high
Wichita Eagle, 03/13/2008

Amy Blankenbiller
Holcomb power plant decision was a bad one
Wichita Eagle, 03/13/2008

Michael Strand
Svaty says EPA needs to set CO2
Salina Journal, 03/14/2008

Wichita Eagle
Coal-fired plant projects: [other views]
Junction City Daily Union, 03/14/2008

Greg Beck
The bird slayer of Oz
Leavenworth Times, 03/14/2008

Michael Hooper
Westar: $700 per hour too much
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/14/2008

Michael Hooper
Cox, WIBW come to terms
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/14/2008

Leonard Rodenbur
Power struggle is at heart of debate over coal plants [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/14/2008

Stephanie Farley
GCCC selected for grant; funds still in limbo
Garden City Telegram, 03/14/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius, speaker continue to butt heads
Salina Journal, 03/15/2008

Associated Press
Officials trade jabs over coal bill
Garden City Telegram, 03/15/2008

John Hanna
Gov: Feds want power for biodefense site
Hutchinson News, 03/15/2008

John Hanna
Gov, speaker continue energy spat
Hutchinson News, 03/15/2008

David Twiddy
Rumors of buyouts swirl as Sprint faces a difficult year
Wichita Eagle, 03/16/2008

Randall Baughman
How much mercury are Kansans willing to accept from coal plants? [letter to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 03/16/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Lawmakers gear up for week issues
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/16/2008

Ralph Ostmeyer
Holcomb expansion is the right move
Hays Daily News, 03/16/2008

Jason Noble and David Klepper
'Green' bill grabbing attention
Kansas City Star, 03/17/2008

Associated Press
Sunflower, alliance continue media campaigns
Junction City Daily Union, 03/17/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Controlling CO2 makes nuclear fuel of choice
Iola Register, 03/17/2008

Chris Green
New ad fuels media battle over plants
Hutchinson News, 03/18/2008

Chad Lawhorn
Firefighters acclaimed; fire trucks bemoaned
Lawrence Journal World, 03/18/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Phone price cap bill unneeded, firm says
Wichita Eagle, 03/18/2008

Jean Kozubowski
We need the EPA to act [editorial]
Salina Journal, 03/18/2008

Patrick Lowry
Clean air [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 03/18/2008

Chris Green
Why not wind?
Garden City Telegram, 03/18/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Spike coming for electric rates
Hutchinson News, 03/19/2008

Kathy Hanks
New land boom in the wind
Hutchinson News, 03/19/2008

Chris Grilliot
Coal plants would block renewable energy progress
Hutchinson News, 03/19/2008

Richard L. Taylor and Gary Kemp
Plant would boost economy
Wichita Eagle, 03/20/2008

Coal wars make Wall Street Journal
Wichita Eagle, 03/20/2008

David Norlin
Moral objection to coal [letter to the journal]
Salina Journal, 03/20/2008

Sarah Kessinger
GOP legislators allege refinery chased away
Hutchinson News, 03/20/2008

John Milburn
Senators approve bonds for NBAF
Lawrence Journal World, 03/20/2008

Scott Rothschild
Loss of refinery blamed on coal decision
Lawrence Journal World, 03/20/2008

John Hanna
Sunflower decision cost Kansas bigger project
Leavenworth Times, 03/20/2008

Associated Press
Sunflower move costly, some contend
Iola Register, 03/20/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius vetoes bill on coal-fired power plants
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/21/2008

Dale Griffith
Coal a Kansas negative [letter to the journal]
Salina Journal, 03/21/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius vetoes coal bill
Hays Daily News, 03/21/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Lawmakers ready a plan B coal plants
Salina Journal, 03/21/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Different coal bill under discussion
Hutchinson News, 03/21/2008

Kenton Rosenhagen
Lease hounds
Hutchinson News, 03/21/2008

Tim Hrenchir
Fire station staffing at issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/21/2008

Phillip Brownlee
Scare tactics Neufeld one frightening businesses
Wichita Eagle, 03/21/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius says 'no' with veto
Garden City Telegram, 03/21/2008

Eric Depperschmidt
Sebelius, Bremby changed rules of the game [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/21/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius vetoes bill on coal-fired power plants
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/22/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius vetoes
Salina Journal, 03/22/2008

Eagle Staff
Cessna chief to lead state energy group
Wichita Eagle, 03/22/2008

Veto delivered, but does House have votes?
Wichita Eagle, 03/22/2008

David Klepper
Legislative leaders seek votes for override
Wichita Eagle, 03/22/2008

Jeannine Koranda
More states step in to limit carbon emissions
Wichita Eagle, 03/22/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Governor vetoes coal plant bill
Hutchinson News, 03/22/2008

Mary Clarkin
Donations don't equal votes for Sunflower
Hutchinson News, 03/22/2008

Tim Hrenchir
Topeka fire department budget cuts disputed
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/22/2008

James Carlson
Veto halts energy bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/22/2008

Scott Rothschild
Gov. vetoes coal plant bill
Lawrence Journal World, 03/22/2008

David Klepper
Power plant project vetoed
Kansas City Star, 03/22/2008

Eric Swanson
McKinney: Lawmakers may consider new coal-fired plant bill
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/22/2008

Randy Myers
Almighty dollar drives plant plan
Garden City Telegram, 03/22/2008

Our View
Powerful dilemma [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 03/22/2008

Associated Press
Sebelius vetoes coal-fired power plants bill
Emporia Gazette, 03/22/2008

Lauren Epps
More hope for what they've wanted all along
Manhattan Mercury, 03/23/2008

Randy Myers
Genuine compromise is possible on issue of coal-fired power plants [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 03/23/2008

Dan Johnson
Kansas shouldn't forget about the potential of nuclear power
Hays Daily News, 03/23/2008

Janis Lee
Power issues now and in the future
Hays Daily News, 03/23/2008

Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius to speak at wind conference
Hays Daily News, 03/23/2008

Duane Schrag
Salina delegation stays firm on coal
Salina Journal, 03/23/2008

John Hanna
Energy bill supporters wary of Sebelius' deal
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/23/2008

Rhonda Chriss Lokeman
Coal's likely future: Dirty and more costly
Kansas City Star, 03/23/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius still proposing one plant to skeptical backers
Hutchinson News, 03/23/2008

Tim Hrenchir
Fire chief closes second station
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/23/2008

Associated Press
Alternative coal-plant bill written
Iola Register, 03/24/2008

Patrick S. Kelley
The veto [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 03/24/2008

John Hanna
Electricity an issue in coal plants debate
Hutchinson News, 03/24/2008

John Hanna
Electric rates factor into power plant debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/24/2008

Joey Berlin
Veto closes week for legislature
Emporia Gazette, 03/24/2008

Emily Behlmann
Sunflower plan still in limbo
Garden City Telegram, 03/24/2008

Chris Grilliot
Coal plants would hinder state's progress
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/24/2008

Ric Anderson
Little done equals little harm
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/25/2008

Randy Scholfield
Long view plan for coming carbon regulations
Wichita Eagle, 03/25/2008

David Klepper
Lawmakers offer new bill on coal plants
Wichita Eagle, 03/25/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Attempt to override coal bill veto on hold
Hutchinson News, 03/25/2008

Eric Depperschmidt
Unfair to change the rules
Garden City Telegram, 03/25/2008

John Hanna
New coal plant proposal emerges
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/25/2008

Power plant debate revisited [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 03/25/2008

Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Who knows where to stand on coal-fired power plants? [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/25/2008

From the Journal's Wire Service
House has new coal-fired bill
Salina Journal, 03/25/2008

Richard Luken
'Hang tight' on power, Iola told
Iola Register, 03/26/2008

Kathleen Sebelius
An important step for Kansas: Group formed to reduce CO2
Chanute Tribune, 03/26/2008

Chris Grilliot
Plants a roadblock to renewable energy
Hays Daily News, 03/26/2008

What Others Said
The Wichita Eagle, on carbon regulations:
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/27/2008

Courier Views
Sebelius softens Holcomb language
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/27/2008

Dion Lefler
County rejects Westar tower
Wichita Eagle, 03/27/2008

Randy Scholfield
Risky report highlights coal uncertainty
Wichita Eagle, 03/27/2008

Eric Depperschmidt
Changing the rules
Hutchinson News, 03/27/2008

Kathy Hanks
Getting a line on wind energy
Hutchinson News, 03/27/2008

John Hanna
Coal-fired bill stalls in House
Salina Journal, 03/27/2008

Mike Hall
Topeka fire department fire report concludes no reason for alarm
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/28/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Coal power get moving [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/28/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Customers may foot bill for nuclear plant
Hutchinson News, 03/28/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House gives tentative OK to nuclear energy bill
Salina Journal, 03/28/2008

Chuck Killingsworth
Coal-fired plants [letter to the editor]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/28/2008

Jessica Miller
When legislators come calling, where will you be?
Hutchinson News, 03/28/2008

Associated Press
House sends coal plants bill to committee
Garden City Telegram, 03/28/2008

Chris Grilliot
Plants would block progress
Garden City Telegram, 03/28/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Override effort coming next week on coal veto
Hutchinson News, 03/29/2008

Wichita Eagle
Policies don't end at the border
Hutchinson News, 03/29/2008

LeRoy Robinson
No money for Garden City
Garden City Telegram, 03/29/2008

John D. Montgomery
Coal backers are blind to risk, deaf to reason
Hutchinson News, 03/30/2008

Rick Montgomery
Barreling ahead
Kansas City Star, 03/30/2008

Aim for energy compromise
Kansas City Star, 03/30/2008

Karen Dillon and David Klepper
Lots of cash behind coal plant clash
Kansas City Star, 03/30/2008

Michael Hrenchir
Fire department calls back 18 employees
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/30/2008

Associated Press
Coal bill exposes split among democrats
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/31/2008

John Hanna
Coal bill debate exposes Dem split
Hutchinson News, 03/31/2008

Jean Kozubowski
Show us we are right [editorial]
Salina Journal, 03/31/2008

J-W Editorials
Gust equity [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 04/01/2008

John Hanna
House advances proposed CO2 tax
Lawrence Journal World, 04/01/2008

John Hanna
First CO2 tax proposal approved
Junction City Daily Union, 04/01/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House action would put tax on plant
Salina Journal, 04/01/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Carbon tax amendment passes House easily
Hutchinson News, 04/01/2008

Associated Press
Neufeld puts coal bill on calendar
Dodge City Daily Globe, 04/01/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Carbon tax gains, then loses support
Garden City Telegram, 04/01/2008

Associated Press
CO2 tax rejected soon after passage
Chanute Tribune, 04/02/2008

Brandy Nance
Getting ready for the 'big wind'
Emporia Gazette, 04/02/2008

Ottawa Herald
Views of other Kansas editors
Iola Register, 04/02/2008

Sarah Kessinger
GOP backs away from carbon tax
Salina Journal, 04/02/2008

Scott Rothschild
House backs off on taxing carbon dioxide emissions
Lawrence Journal World, 04/02/2008

James Carlson
House rejects carbon emissions tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/02/2008

David Twiddy
Westar leader received $2.8M
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/02/2008

Mark Richardson
Beware 'lease hounds'
Hutchinson News, 04/02/2008

Sarah Kessinger
A change of heart defeats carbon tax
Hutchinson News, 04/02/2008

Margaret Long
On the coal plant vote [letter to the editor]
Kansas City Kansan, 04/02/2008

Sam Hartle
Delegation talks energy at local forum
Kansas City Kansan, 04/02/2008

Associated Press
House rejects CO2 tax the day after advancing it
Manhattan Mercury, 04/02/2008

James Carlson
Panel gives OK to coal option
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/03/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Another coal plant bill sees action
Hutchinson News, 04/03/2008

Associated Press
Senate may try override
Manhattan Mercury, 04/03/2008

Associated Press
Legislators work for coal bill veto override
Iola Register, 04/03/2008

Katrina Segers
'Some pollution is ok'
Johnson County Sun, 04/03/2008

John Hanna
Senate could vote on coal override
Hays Daily News, 04/03/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal plant supporters hoping for override
Lawrence Journal World, 04/04/2008

David Klepper
Senate votes to override coal veto
Wichita Eagle, 04/04/2008

James Carlson
Senate defies energy veto
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/04/2008

Tiahrt still a warming skeptic
Wichita Eagle, 04/04/2008

David Klepper
House, Senate favor expansion of power plant
Kansas City Star, 04/04/2008

Associated Press
Coal vote short
Iola Register, 04/04/2008

John Hanna
Supporters see promise in House test vote on coal
Dodge City Daily Globe, 04/04/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Senate overrides veto of coal plant bill
Hutchinson News, 04/04/2008

Terrance Vestal
Sunflower joins renewables group
Garden City Telegram, 04/04/2008

David Klepper
Coal plant issue left hanging
Wichita Eagle, 04/05/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower coal plant bill closer to approval
Hutchinson News, 04/05/2008

David Klepper
Coal plant's proposed expansion is endorsed
Kansas City Star, 04/05/2008

Scott Rothschild
Second coal plant bill OK'd
Lawrence Journal World, 04/05/2008

Associated Press
Coal-bill backers short of two-thirds margin in House
Emporia Gazette, 04/05/2008

Walt Chappell
Holcomb veto was in order [your views]
Garden City Telegram, 04/05/2008

Randy Scholfield
Heat on still right to oppose Holcomb coal plant
Wichita Eagle, 04/06/2008

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 04/06/2008

John Hanna
Coal bill backers short on votes
Junction City Daily Union, 04/06/2008

Coal bill backers short of two-thirds margin in House
Manhattan Mercury, 04/06/2008

The Salina Journal
In need of a good reason
Hutchinson News, 04/06/2008

Smaller footprint - Reno County commended for methane gas abatement project
Hutchinson News, 04/06/2008

John Hanna
Dispute over coal measure close due to vote switches
Hutchinson News, 04/06/2008

John Hanna
Timing key to change of votes
Salina Journal, 04/06/2008

Wall Street Journal
Kansas hurt by 'No, nothing' Democrats
Manhattan Mercury, 04/07/2008

David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
KCK utility would have paid $1 million penalty
Kansas City Star, 04/07/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal bill push not likely to take a break
Hutchinson News, 04/08/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal debate won't abate during break
Salina Journal, 04/08/2008

Scott Rothschild
Tri-State contemplates nuclear plant in Colo.
Lawrence Journal World, 04/09/2008

Jerry Rees
Kansas must look to wind energy
Kansas City Star, 04/09/2008

Sarah Kessinger
State's largest wind farm is Cloud County's windfall
Hutchinson News, 04/09/2008

Joey Berlin
Illegal workers?
Emporia Gazette, 04/09/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Holcomb investor looking at nuclear
Salina Journal, 04/10/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Officials break ground on wind farm
Garden City Telegram, 04/10/2008

Stephanie Farley
Talk turns to Sunflower
Garden City Telegram, 04/10/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal plant investor looks to nuclear option
Hutchinson News, 04/10/2008

Scott Rothschild
Panel rejects state regs on emissions
Lawrence Journal World, 04/10/2008

Joe Rodriguez
Cell phone towers get tougher zoning codes from county
Wichita Eagle, 04/10/2008

Randy Scholfield
Swenson feeling heat over Holcomb
Wichita Eagle, 04/11/2008

John Hanna
High court set stage for coal ruling, Bremby says
Wichita Eagle, 04/11/2008

John Hanna
Bremby: Court crucial in coal ruling
Hutchinson News, 04/11/2008

Associated Press
Kansas group not anxious to take lead on national debate
Salina Journal, 04/11/2008

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
Allies, critics use different CO2 figures
Garden City Telegram, 04/12/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Spirits, winds high as farm break ground
Hutchinson News, 04/12/2008

John Hanna
CO2 data at odds in coal debate
Wichita Eagle, 04/12/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Meridian way wind farm to border U. S. highway 81
Hays Daily News, 04/13/2008

Joey Berlin
Contractor says paperwork lacking for outside workers
Emporia Gazette, 04/14/2008

Steve Fry
Defense request ruling pending in Westar case
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/15/2008

David Twiddy
Ex-Westar executives try to avoid criminal charges
Lawrence Journal World, 04/15/2008

David Twiddy
Wittig lawyers want Westar records
Wichita Eagle, 04/15/2008

Chris Green
Lobbying tab for coal-plant bill keeps growing
Hutchinson News, 04/15/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Sebelius a leader in climate fight [editorial]
Iola Register, 04/15/2008

Intense views, immense sums [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 04/16/2008

Christopher White Walker
Cutting costs or making jobs? [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 04/16/2008

John Hanna
Spending hits $789,000 in lobbying over coal-fired plants
Junction City Daily Union, 04/16/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal bills overshadow efficiency measure
Hutchinson News, 04/16/2008

Brian Strange
A positive nuclear option
Hutchinson News, 04/16/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Ethanol plant builder lays off 105
Wichita Eagle, 04/16/2008

John Hanna
Lobbyists spending $789K on coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 04/16/2008

Associated Press
Coal-plant lobbying costs stack up
Wichita Eagle, 04/16/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Kudos and criticism: Kansas leads mixed on proposal
Hutchinson News, 04/17/2008

Cleon Hanson
Sunflower on wrong path
Garden City Telegram, 04/17/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Bush climate change policy gets mixed reviews
Garden City Telegram, 04/17/2008

Sam Hartle
Sebelius thanks WyCo delegation for support
Kansas City Kansan, 04/17/2008

Text of veto message on coal bill
Salina Journal, 04/18/2008

John Hanna
Gov. Sebelius rejects second bill on coal-fired power plants
Hays Daily News, 04/18/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius rejects 2nd coal-plant measure
Hutchinson News, 04/18/2008

Associated Press
Second bill on coal plants vetoed
Lawrence Journal World, 04/18/2008

David Klepper
Sebelius vetoes bill on plant
Kansas City Star, 04/18/2008

Steve Kraske
Coal bill could be win either way for Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 04/18/2008

Coal plants face legal hurdles, too
Wichita Eagle, 04/18/2008

Tim Carpenter
Coal issue vetoed again
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/18/2008

John Hanna
National eyes on Kansas coal dispute
Hutchinson News, 04/19/2008

Bloomberg News Service
Sebelius: Cheap power now will cost us later
Wichita Eagle, 04/19/2008

Tim Carpenter
Price of power
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/20/2008

Mike Wolownik
Thanks for your vision [letter to the editor]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 04/20/2008

Duane Schrag
Legislators question costs of coal plants
Salina Journal, 04/20/2008

Duane Schrag
Not everyone agrees it's possible for Kansans to unplugged
Salina Journal, 04/20/2008

Mike Heronemus
Area reps say utility bill will be enacted
Junction City Daily Union, 04/20/2008

Hearne Christopher, Jr
Governor is fired up over coal emissions
Kansas City Star, 04/21/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Earth Day might mean more this year for Kansas
Salina Journal, 04/22/2008

Amy Adams
Chores come with spring [editorial]
Salina Journal, 04/22/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Carbon dioxide ruling puts more emphasis on environment
Hutchinson News, 04/22/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal plant remarks spark House ire
Lawrence Journal World, 04/23/2008

Earthly debate [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 04/23/2008

John Hanna
Parkinson vows continued fight against coal plants
Winfield Daily Courier, 04/23/2008

Political cartoon
Manhattan Mercury, 04/23/2008

Katrina Segers
Coal-fired colloton?
Johnson County Sun, 04/23/2008

Steve Rose
A matter of life and death
Johnson County Sun, 04/23/2008

Joey Berlin
Talking about green
Emporia Gazette, 04/23/2008

John Hanna
Override won't end coal fight
Wichita Eagle, 04/23/2008

John Hanna
Override wouldn't clear path
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/23/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Plants' obstacles go beyond veto
Hutchinson News, 04/23/2008

Political cartoon
Olathe Daily News, 04/23/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Oil & Gas report State drilling permits skyrocket
Wichita Eagle, 04/24/2008

Scott Rothschild
Stakes raised in coal debate
Lawrence Journal World, 04/25/2008

Associated Press
Legislative leaders offer new coal plan
Manhattan Mercury, 04/25/2008

Associated Press
Court puts coal cases on hold
Manhattan Mercury, 04/25/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Court issues stay on Sunflower case
Garden City Telegram, 04/25/2008

Courier Views
Sebelius should compromise on Holcomb
Winfield Daily Courier, 04/25/2008

John Hanna
Legislators offer new coal-plant plan
Junction City Daily Union, 04/25/2008

Rhonda Holman
'Lip service' coal compromise isn't much of one
Wichita Eagle, 04/25/2008

Brian Kliesen
Smarter alternative
Hutchinson News, 04/25/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Co-ops offer an alternate coal proposal
Hutchinson News, 04/25/2008

James Carlson
Sebelius given ultimatum
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/25/2008

David Klepper
Smaller coal plant deal offered to Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 04/25/2008

David Klepper
Another proposal for coal plant
Kansas City Star, 04/25/2008

George Weeks
Coal plant bill not in Kansas's best interests [letter to the editor]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 04/26/2008

Associated Press
Kansas Supreme Court puts coal-plant cases on hold
Lawrence Journal World, 04/26/2008

Sarah Kessinger
High court orders hold on Sunflower appeal
Hutchinson News, 04/26/2008

Chris Green
Big player steps in to fight for coal
Hutchinson News, 04/26/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Factions have turned up heat on lawmakers
Hutchinson News, 04/26/2008

Associated Press
Coal-plant challenges must start in lower courts
Wichita Eagle, 04/26/2008

John Hanna
Energy case on back burner
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/26/2008

Chris Green
Group enters debate
Garden City Telegram, 04/26/2008

Powerful saga [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 04/26/2008

Terrance Vestal
City to hear update on lobbying effort
Garden City Telegram, 04/26/2008

Sunflower saga [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 04/27/2008

John Hanna
Oil refiner wary of coming to Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/27/2008

Randy Scholfield
'Rational' Bremby answers coal-plant critics
Wichita Eagle, 04/27/2008

Mike Corn
Power to produce
Hays Daily News, 04/27/2008

Jean Kozubowski
We can't wait for Legislature [editorial]
Salina Journal, 04/28/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Building cost may be worse setback for coal plants
Wichita Eagle, 04/28/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
What's true, false about coal
Wichita Eagle, 04/28/2008

Sebelius should reject utility's compromise offer [star's editorial]
Kansas City Star, 04/28/2008

David Klepper
Coal plant fight to resume
Kansas City Star, 04/28/2008

John Hanna
Bill rings familiar note for speaker
Hutchinson News, 04/28/2008

Lee Breidenstein
Politics and power
Junction City Daily Union, 04/29/2008

Daniel McCoy
Lawmakers discuss energy, Holcomb plants
Wichita Eagle, 04/29/2008

Reader Forum
Hays Daily News, 04/29/2008

Ed O'Brien
Holcomb power plant
Leavenworth Times, 04/29/2008

Jay Kingery
The neighborly thing to do
Chanute Tribune, 04/29/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius rejects plant plan
Garden City Telegram, 04/30/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal debate expected to heat up
Lawrence Journal World, 04/30/2008

John Hanna
Governor to answer GOP plan
Hutchinson News, 04/30/2008

John Hanna
Kansas legislators to attempt override on coal plants veto
Winfield Daily Courier, 04/30/2008

Duane Schrag
'Frontline' to record Kansas coal debate
Salina Journal, 04/30/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius to answer GOP plan as new coal debate looms
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 04/30/2008

David Klepper
Sunflower showdown looms in Kansas House
Kansas City Star, 05/01/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Oil Company expanding to Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 05/01/2008

Tickets to not override?
Wichita Eagle, 05/01/2008

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 05/01/2008

Kathleen Sebelius
Seek true compromise
Wichita Eagle, 05/01/2008

David Klepper
House to take one more try at coal plants
Wichita Eagle, 05/01/2008

Divided about oil company tax breaks
Wichita Eagle, 05/01/2008

Tim Carpenter
Sebelius says no, Senate says yes
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/01/2008

Scott Rothschild
Power plant struggles resumes
Lawrence Journal World, 05/01/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Governor rejects the latest plan for project
Hutchinson News, 05/01/2008

John Hanna
Senators override governor's veto on coal
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 05/01/2008

John Hanna
Coal plants' fate rests on side deal
Hays Daily News, 05/01/2008

John Hanna
Senators override governor's veto on coal, but House doesn't follow suit
Chanute Tribune, 05/01/2008

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius' coal veto stands
Lawrence Journal World, 05/02/2008

J-W Staff Reports
KDHE secretary named Public Administrator of the year
Lawrence Journal World, 05/02/2008

Tim Carpenter
Override falls four short
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/02/2008

Tim Carpenter
Semantics: Tax vs. fee
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/02/2008

Dion Lefler and David Klepper
House fails to override coal veto
Wichita Eagle, 05/02/2008

David Klepper
Foes of coal plants prevail
Kansas City Star, 05/02/2008

John Hanna
Coal plant supporters fail to override veto
Junction City Daily Union, 05/02/2008

Staff and Wire Reports
Override of Sebelius coal plant veto fails
Manhattan Mercury, 05/02/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House fails to override veto of coal bill
Hutchinson News, 05/02/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Westar wants job of building out west
Hutchinson News, 05/02/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Westar moves to take over line construction
Salina Journal, 05/02/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius' veto of coal bill stands
Hays Daily News, 05/02/2008

Patrick Lowry
No balance of power [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 05/02/2008

Staff and Wire Reports
Kansas governor's veto of coal bill stands
Chanute Tribune, 05/02/2008

John Milburn
Legislators propose suing Sebelius over coal
Winfield Daily Courier, 05/03/2008

Chris Green
The cost of waging coal battle still rising
Hutchinson News, 05/03/2008

Sarah Kessinger
House leaders say they'll sue governor in coal case
Hutchinson News, 05/03/2008

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers want to sue Sebelius over coal plants
Lawrence Journal World, 05/03/2008

Tim Carpenter
Coal issue viewed as slam dunk
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/03/2008

Dion Lefler
Lawmakers may sue Sebelius over veto
Wichita Eagle, 05/03/2008

David Klepper
Coal plant dispute could go to court
Kansas City Star, 05/03/2008

Follow Sebelius on energy [Star's editorial]
Kansas City Star, 05/03/2008

Fighting on [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 05/03/2008

John Dailey
Kansans waiting to exhale
Garden City Telegram, 05/03/2008

John Hanna
New coal plant proposal linked to economic development
Hays Daily News, 05/04/2008

John Hanna
Bill aims to salvage plants
Salina Journal, 05/04/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Sunflower bill merged into other development measure
Hutchinson News, 05/04/2008

Associated Press
Sebelius denies using game flights to woo supporters
Hutchinson News, 05/04/2008

Scott Rothschild
Coal power plant issue keeps lawmakers from wrapping up
Lawrence Journal World, 05/04/2008

Eagle Staff and News Service
Coal bill backers try new strategy
Wichita Eagle, 05/04/2008

Dustin Graber
Governor not helping
Hutchinson News, 05/05/2008

Tim Carpenter
Coal debate still not resolved
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/05/2008

Reid Detchon
Clear role on energy efficiency
Kansas City Star, 05/05/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Coal-fired plant bill stays alive
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 05/05/2008

The Salina Journal on Kansas conserving energy [Kansas editorial]
Kansas City Kansan, 05/05/2008

Neufeld's fumble [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 05/05/2008

Associated Press
Coal plant debate stays at impasse
Lawrence Journal World, 05/06/2008

Tim Carpenter
Coal debate in final days
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/06/2008

Suing Sebelius would be just plain dumb
Wichita Eagle, 05/06/2008

Jason Gertzen
Sprint suit claims deception
Kansas City Star, 05/06/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Democrats upset over GOP tactics
Salina Journal, 05/06/2008

Courier Views
Staying the course in Topeka
Winfield Daily Courier, 05/06/2008

John Hanna
Kan. Budget impasse threatens spending, coal bills
Hutchinson News, 05/06/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Speaker central in coal-plant dispute
Hutchinson News, 05/06/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Senate OKs coal as part of broad plan
Hutchinson News, 05/07/2008

Tim Carpenter
Topeka may land turbine plant
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/07/2008

Tim Carpenter
Session slowly coming to end
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/07/2008

David Klepper
Coal plant bill OK'd by Kansas Senate
Kansas City Star, 05/07/2008

Dion Lefler
Fewer senators back coal bill
Wichita Eagle, 05/07/2008

Richard Luken
Legislator uses Web to make points
Iola Register, 05/07/2008

Pat Colloton
Kansas needs only one new coal-fired plant
Johnson County Sun, 05/07/2008

Coal plot thickens again [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 05/07/2008

John Hanna
Senate gives approval to another coal bill
Salina Journal, 05/07/2008

Wind energy services company launched
Chanute Tribune, 05/07/2008

John Hanna
House makes another attempt at coal bill
Dodge City Daily Globe, 05/08/2008

Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius blasts coal, eco devo bill
Garden City Telegram, 05/08/2008

Scott Rothschild
Legislature signs off session with coal bill
Lawrence Journal World, 05/08/2008

Dion Lefler
Coal bill passes; support waning
Wichita Eagle, 05/08/2008

Ann Marie Bush
Flood of remembrance
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/08/2008

Kathleen Sebelius
Goal is a clean future
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/08/2008

Carl Manning
Minority leader: ID bill should be nixed
Hutchinson News, 05/08/2008

Outrageous politics [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 05/08/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Third try works in House, but veto likely
Hutchinson News, 05/08/2008

Carl Manning
Immigration issue isn't going away, legislators say
Lawrence Journal World, 05/09/2008

Scott Rothschild
Opinion of legislative session depends on perspective
Lawrence Journal World, 05/09/2008

Kathleen Sebelius
Energy future
Leavenworth Times, 05/09/2008

Sam Hartle
BPU played a role in power plant negotiations
Kansas City Kansan, 05/09/2008

Darrin Stineman
Salina lawmakers have had enough
Salina Journal, 05/09/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Gov. names panel on carbon dioxide
Hutchinson News, 05/09/2008

Scott Rothschild
Westar bills set to increase
Lawrence Journal World, 05/10/2008

Scott Rothschild
Kansas group appointed to look at climate change
Lawrence Journal World, 05/10/2008

Legislature approves penalties for late filing by public utilities
Chanute Tribune, 05/10/2008

Dan Margolies
A cellular 'wild west'
Kansas City Star, 05/10/2008

Michael Hooper
Tax benefit helps Westar's earnings surge
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/10/2008

Dion Lefler
Westar seeks rate hike for upgrades
Wichita Eagle, 05/10/2008

J-W Editorials
Energy efforts [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 05/11/2008

Associated Press
Westar Energy seeks rate hike
Hutchinson News, 05/11/2008

John Green
'Cease, desist' orders involve Hutch area businessmen
Hutchinson News, 05/11/2008

Associated Press
Westar wants rate hike for pollution control
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/11/2008

Randy Scholfield
Burned legislature wasted energy on coal issue
Wichita Eagle, 05/11/2008

Camy Adams
Tough lessons to learn [editorial]
Salina Journal, 05/11/2008

John Hanna
Coal debate far from over
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/12/2008

Steve Everly
Westar's surcharge challenged
Kansas City Star, 05/14/2008

Scott Rothschild
Is another coal plant 'Hail Mary' in store?
Lawrence Journal World, 05/14/2008

Lee Ruggles
Panic in the Midwest [letters to the Journal]
Salina Journal, 05/14/2008

Bob Sigman
Legislature smoked by coal
Johnson County Sun, 05/14/2008

Randy Scholfield
Conserve Kansas isn't tapping energy efficiency
Wichita Eagle, 05/15/2008

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 05/15/2008

Associated Press
Board: Westar is misusing surcharge
Wichita Eagle, 05/15/2008

Tim Hrenchir
Fire chief seeks bigger hiring pool
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/15/2008

Neufeld still telling tales about air permits
Wichita Eagle, 05/15/2008

Kathleen Sebelius
State can lead in energy
Hutchinson News, 05/16/2008

Mike Hall
Report shows money saved
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/16/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Sebelius vetoes coal, blasts legislators
Wichita Eagle, 05/17/2008

Roderick L. Bremby
Neufeld disregards truth about air permits
Wichita Eagle, 05/17/2008

James Carlson
No charm for coal bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/17/2008

Jim Sullinger
Sebelius vetoes coal plant measure
Kansas City Star, 05/17/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius vetoes third bill allowing coal-fired plants
Lawrence Journal World, 05/17/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Third coal bill fails to charm the governor
Hutchinson News, 05/17/2008

Adrian J. Polansky
Biofuels and the price of food
Chanute Tribune, 05/17/2008

Jack Pelton
Provide power and protect air quality
Wichita Eagle, 05/18/2008

James Carlson
Hyperion refinery: possibility or politics?
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/18/2008

The Kansas City Star
Energy policy the next step
Hutchinson News, 05/18/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
An energy policy sans politics is what state needs
Iola Register, 05/19/2008

Steve Everly
First step in electricity 'superhighway' proposed
Kansas City Star, 05/20/2008

Paul Gibbs
Democrats to blame
Hutchinson News, 05/20/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Westar transmission venture unveiled
Hutchinson News, 05/20/2008

David Clouston
Nine city buildings face energy audit
Salina Journal, 05/20/2008

Associated Press
Westar proposes starting electricity 'superhighway'
Emporia Gazette, 05/20/2008

Adrian J. Polansky
Beware misinformation
Hutchinson News, 05/21/2008

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius' committee admits e-mail error
Lawrence Journal World, 05/21/2008

Associated Press
Westar proposes 'superhighway'
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/21/2008

Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 05/21/2008

Patrick Lowry
No conflict
Hays Daily News, 05/21/2008

How much more will electricity cost?
Olathe Daily News, 05/21/2008

Carl Manning
Speaker says no override on energy bill
Junction City Daily Union, 05/22/2008

Carl Manning
Speaker says no override attempt on vetoed energy bill
Leavenworth Times, 05/22/2008

Chris Green
Speaker: No override on third coal bill veto
Hutchinson News, 05/22/2008

Tim Carpenter
GOP douses coal debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/22/2008

Timothy F. Thomas
Why not solar power for the Sunflower State?
Kansas City Star, 05/22/2008

Jim Sullinger
Coal plant vote is killed, but issue will rise again
Kansas City Star, 05/22/2008

Jim Sullinger
Coal plant bill dead - this session
Wichita Eagle, 05/22/2008

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Assessments start coming into oil fund
Wichita Eagle, 05/22/2008

Kathy Hanks
Advocates transmit a clear energy message
Hutchinson News, 05/23/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Coal-plant date wasn't a deadline, official says
Hutchinson News, 05/23/2008

Kathleen Sebelius
Delegation strong on energy
Wichita Eagle, 05/25/2008

Mike Heronemus
Craft sees work still needed on energy
Junction City Daily Union, 05/25/2008

Associated Press
Energy debate likely not finished
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/26/2008

John Hanna
Energy debate likely to continue next year
Lawrence Journal World, 05/26/2008

Roy Wenzl
Westar asks for 15% rate increase
Wichita Eagle, 05/29/2008

Ralph Gamble
Cost-benefit of veto on Sunflower expansion
Hays Daily News, 05/29/2008

Stephanie Farley
Brownback: Coal needs to be part of mix
Garden City Telegram, 05/30/2008

Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Legislature busy, but spent too much time on coal plants
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 06/01/2008

Joey Berlin
Westar contractor apologizes
Emporia Gazette, 06/03/2008

Robert Boczkiewicz
Court: Go back to prison
Topeka Capital Journal, 06/18/2008

Stephanie Farley
Wind brings Westar west
Garden City Telegram, 06/21/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Companies vie to build transmission super highway
Garden City Telegram, 06/28/2008

Duane Schrag
Utilities fight over right to build lines
Salina Journal, 06/28/2008

Mark Fagan
Sale complete, Aquila looks to future
Lawrence Journal World, 07/02/2008

Dion Lefler
Utilities ask to use credit reports to set deposits
Wichita Eagle, 07/05/2008

Capital Journal Editorial Board
Water bill refunds the right thing [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/16/2008

John Hanna
Public hearings slated on Westar rate hike
Hutchinson News, 07/17/2008

John Green
Westar seeks ok for plan to cut down on power use
Hutchinson News, 07/19/2008

Mike Corn
Midwest hikes rates
Hays Daily News, 08/28/2008

Mike Corn
Midwest official warning customers they will feel heat-from bill
Hays Daily News, 08/31/2008

Dion Lefler
Speak out on electric rates Thursday
Wichita Eagle, 09/03/2008

Scott Rothschild
Energy rate increase open for comment
Lawrence Journal World, 09/03/2008

Tim Unruh
Public speaks on rate increase
Salina Journal, 09/03/2008

Michael Hooper
Ratepayers abuzz over hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/04/2008

Scott Rothschild
Speakers oppose Westar rate proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 09/04/2008

Dion Lefler
Residents bash Westar rate plan
Wichita Eagle, 09/05/2008

Cold reality on heating bills [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 09/05/2008

Scott Rothschild
Westar may not be done with rate increases
Lawrence Journal World, 09/06/2008

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 09/07/2008

Mike Hall
Westar's proposed hike could be historically big
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/09/2008

John Hanna
Westar settles rate case
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/25/2008