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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Social Services


Gene Meyer
Block, SRS to assist hungry
Kansas City Star, 1/2/2007

Mike Hall
Let's Help to stay put, looks to save money
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2007

The Capital-Journal
Schalansky named president of KCSL
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2007

Scott Rothschild
Douglas County lawmakers hear funding requests
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2007

Maury Thompson
Social services need more funding
Iola Register, 1/9/2007

Mike Hall
Let's Help president resigns
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2007

George Diepenbrock
Clients share opinions of SRS program
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2007

Chad Lawhorn
Advocate wants funding for homeless issues on ballot
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2007

Maury Thompson
Developmental disabilities to forefront
Chanute Tribune, 1/13/2007

Dion Lefler and Joe Rodriguez
Census aims to count all homeless
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2007

Associated Press
Sedgwick County to conduct homeless census
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2007

Associated Press
Sedgwick County's homeless to be numbered in survey
Lawrence Journal World, 1/16/2007

Michael Hooper
Social Security administration new office features more room, privacy
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2007

Rhonda Holman
Hidden open child records to accountability
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2007

Anna Staatz
Sebelius' choice to head SRS gets earful from legislators
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2007

Wichita lawmakers voice SRS concerns
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2007

Ron Sylvester
Open child welfare hearing is window into SRS
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2007

Phil Anderson
Homeless count set for Monday
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2007

Jeff Wright
State puts $400,000 to shelter here
Manhattan Mercury, 1/28/2007

John Green
State agencies aid effort to count homeless population
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2007

Roy Wenzl
Homeless children
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2007

Randy Scholfield
Invisible homeless students a community failure
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2007

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2007

Public can watch speech by Kansas SRS secretary
Hays Daily News, 2/7/2007

Mike Hall
Let's Help appoints executive director
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007

George Diepenbrock
Boys home suspends operations
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2007

Roy Wenzl
Donors step up to help homeless kids
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007

Joe Rodriguez and Fred Mann
Sedgwick County point-in-time survey fewer homeless
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007

Amy Bickel
Baby played important role
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2007

Phil Anderson
Serving mental health needs
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007

Joe Robertson and Melodee Hall Blobaum
School is an anchor in tumultuous lives
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2007

Rev. Doug Luginbill
Homelessness needs to be campaign issue
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2007

Phyllis J. Zorn
Agency hopes to offer help to those in need
Hays Daily News, 2/11/2007

Chad Lawhorn
Children, families are majority of residents living on the streets
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2007

Susette M. Schwartz
Homeless costs are not declining
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2007

Win-win situation
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2007

Gary Demuth
Program benefits child-care workers, providers
Salina Journal, 2/18/2007

Amy Bickel
Hutch SRS office shows infant at work can be morale booster
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2007

Amy Bickel
Employees appreciate Infant at Work program
Lawrence Journal World, 2/25/2007

Christina M. Woods
$1.8 million in grants help area's homeless
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2007

David Crary
Kansas gets a low score for child care
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2007

David Crary
Survey faults lax state oversight of child care
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2007

Wichita Eagle
More accountability needed for vulnerable children
Olathe Daily News, 3/2/2007

Staff and Wire Reports
Child-care survey faults Kansas
Kansas City Star, 3/2/2007

Eagle Staff and News Services
Chasm of poverty grows deeper
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2007

Ron Sylvester
Man, son endure in dire straits
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2007

Randy Scholfield
On the edge do more to combat severe poverty
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2007

The Capital-Journal
United Way cards aim to help Kansans
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2007

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Low child care rating only part of the story
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007

John Hanna
Social Security exemption bill back on docket
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Child care standards failing kids [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2007

Betsy Vander Velde
Child-care improvements
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2007

Gary Brunk
In the Wheat State, a bipartisan front vs. hunger
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2007

John Green
52 homeless counted in Reno Co.
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2007

Associated Press
Windows blocked at state hospital's sex offender unit
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/14/2007

Associated Press
Windows blocked at state hospital
Iola Register, 3/14/2007

Emily Behlmann
Agencies push for abuse awareness
Garden City Telegram, 3/14/2007

David Goldstein
Kansas' food stamp role stressed
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2007

Ann Charles
Future teetering [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 3/15/2007

Rhonda Holman
Obscured Larned's sex offenders have rights, too
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007

Emerson Lynn Jr
Budget cuts hit childrens' health [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/16/2007

Tim Hrenchir
HUD awards Topeka grants
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2007

Ron Sylvester
Work, play licenses may depend on child support
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2007

Matthew Clark
Funding causes confusion, concern
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/22/2007

Associated Press
Panel OKs bill denying illegal immigrants benefits
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2007

Michael Woods
No one solution to abuse
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2007

Leadell Ediger
Children need more
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2007

Homeless shelter's permit extended
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Officials put off decision on funds for handicapped
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Panel eyes food needs in Kansas; Moran in Africa
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2007

Mike Hall
Food stamp advocates have say
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2007

Roy Wenzl
League to take on standard adoptions
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2007

Bruce Harris
You can help protect kids
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2007

Suzanne Perez Tobias
5-star system grades sites in 5 categories
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2007

Finn Bullers
Special needs and needs not met
Kansas City Star, 4/16/2007

Emily Behlmann
Youth gear up to make change
Garden City Telegram, 6/9/2007

Rhonda Holman
Welcome complex worthy of presidential visit
Wichita Eagle, 6/15/2007

Tim Potter
Agencies would team up on abuse, neglect cases
Wichita Eagle, 6/15/2007

Rhonda Holman
Holistic time for a local child advocacy center
Wichita Eagle, 6/17/2007

Scott Rothschild
State officials warn public about elderly abuse
Lawrence Journal World, 6/18/2007

Benita Y. Williams
Day-care license suspended
Kansas City Star, 6/19/2007

The Capital-Journal
Company picks Halstead for SRS call center
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2007

Chad Lawhorn
City group presents new vision for shelters
Lawrence Journal World, 6/21/2007

Roy Wenzl
Foster care overload
Wichita Eagle, 6/24/2007

Rhonda Holman
Wichita Eagle, 6/27/2007

Taylor Atkins
Her successful way became United Way
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2007

Barbara Chalker
Advocacy center draws governor's praise
Iola Register, 6/23/2007

Sharon Montague
Several Kansas facilities are shifting their philosophy to person-centered care and ar being acknowledged for the change
Salina Journal, 7/1/2007

Edie Hall
Hutchinson News, 7/7/2007

James L. Burgess
Law change hurts kids
Wichita Eagle, 7/15/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Social service cutbacks decried
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/18/2007

Scott Rothschild
State aims to get food stamps to more Kansans
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2007

Beccy Tanner
A place to call home
Wichita Eagle, 8/10/2007

Christine Metz
Backlog makes long wait for disability benefits
Lawrence Journal World, 8/20/2007

Jean Hogan
State SRS can help
Wichita Eagle, 8/24/2007

Randy Scholfield
Buy-in homeless task force faces big challenge
Wichita Eagle, 9/18/2007

Political cartoon
Manhattan Mercury, 9/25/2007

Jonathan Williams
The need for a self-imposed spending cap for the legislature
Kansas City Kansan, 9/26/2007

Jonathan Kealing
Do you know enough to be a citizen?
Lawrence Journal World, 9/29/2007

The Capital-Journal
Silver haired legislature set to convene
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2007

All about Kansas know your state facts
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2007

Dave Ranney
Health firms target state employees
Salina Journal, 10/1/2007

James Carlson
Band together
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/3/2007

John Shultz
State ranked low in study
Kansas City Star, 10/4/2007