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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Social Services


Hurst Laviana

SRS tops list of residents' concerns
Wichita Eagle, 01/04/2008

Scott Rothschild
Advocates seek state funds to meet needs
Lawrence Journal World, 01/10/2008

The Morning Sun
Teleconference on tap for SRS partners, stake holders
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 01/12/2008

SRS to accept energy aid applications
Junction City Daily Union, 01/15/2008

Scott Rothschild
Mental health centers shocked by Sebelius' proposed budget
Lawrence Journal World, 01/17/2008

Associated Press
Association gives Kansas low marks for child care
Hays Daily News, 01/23/2008

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Kansas again earns low marks in child care
Wichita Eagle, 01/23/2008

Associated Press
Kansas gets low marks on child care
Lawrence Journal World, 01/24/2008

Associated Press
Kansas scores zero in child care oversight
Hutchinson News, 01/24/2008

Ann Marie Bush
Standards to be provided for child care professionals
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/25/2008

Christine Metz
New union puts pressure on SRS
Lawrence Journal World, 01/28/2008

Richard Morrissey
State's child care grade needs some clarifying
Wichita Eagle, 01/29/2008

Joe Rodriguez
Homeless plan gets public input
Wichita Eagle, 02/08/2008

Dave Stephens
Leave direction of social service funds to people
Hutchinson News, 02/17/2008

Janis Cox and Denise Gunkel
Homeless proposal a good step forward
Wichita Eagle, 02/20/2008

Lisa Lucero
Residents might be unaware of food assistance
Garden City Telegram, 02/23/2008

Christine Metz
Disability backlog creating hardship
Lawrence Journal World, 02/24/2008

Randy Scholfield
Partners support for homeless plan
Wichita Eagle, 02/25/2008

Chad Lawhorn
Homeless shelter seeks zoning variance to make location change easier
Lawrence Journal World, 02/26/2008

Joshua Ames
Cowley County gets $17,665 for emergency assistance
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/08/2008

Laura Scott
A looming setback for Kansas child care
Kansas City Star, 03/10/2008

Randy Scholfield
Fund it homeless plan will take commitment
Wichita Eagle, 03/12/2008

Brent D. Wistrom
County approves homelessness plan
Wichita Eagle, 03/13/2008

Christina M. Woods
Bill would create support system for dads
Wichita Eagle, 03/18/2008

John Hanna
Legislators disagree on health care bill for poor families
Lawrence Journal World, 03/19/2008

Michael Woods
Strengthen families
Hutchinson News, 03/21/2008

Abuse report spurs day-care shutdown
Lawrence Journal World, 03/28/2008

Tim Potter
Girl died while left in small car seat
Wichita Eagle, 03/28/2008

Associated Press
1-year-old dies at day care
Lawrence Journal World, 03/29/2008

Mark Fagan
Day care: Allegation a misunderstanding
Lawrence Journal World, 03/29/2008

Randy Scholfield
Talk cheap city has responsibility to help homeless
Wichita Eagle, 03/30/2008

Benita Y. Williams
Home hoping to ease concern
Kansas City Star, 04/02/2008

Jason Watkins
Sad day for Kansas
Johnson County Sun, 04/03/2008

Mary Clarkin
Cash sits unclaimed with state-unbeknownst to many public agencies, their money is earning interest for state
Hutchinson News, 04/06/2008

Janis Lee
Bill would allow golf carts on city streets
Hays Daily News, 04/06/2008

Dan Faber
Pig in a poke
Hays Daily News, 04/06/2008

Dan Johnson
Making sense of a $13.4B budget
Hays Daily News, 04/06/2008

John Hanna
Fight over aid to poor delaying health bill
Hutchinson News, 04/09/2008

Manhattan Mercury
Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 04/09/2008

Greta Goodwin
Senate adjourned after busy session
Winfield Daily Courier, 04/10/2008

Courier Views
Avoiding the road taken by Oklahoma
Winfield Daily Courier, 04/10/2008

Associated Press
State revenues exceed expectations in March
Chanute Tribune, 04/10/2008

John Hanna
State revenues exceed forecast
Salina Journal, 04/10/2008

Stephanie Farley
Lawmakers: Funds tough to come by
Garden City Telegram, 04/11/2008

Brandy Nance
Children in poverty increase in Lyon Co.
Emporia Gazette, 04/12/2008

Brandon Worf
Focus of forum switches from coal bills
Hays Daily News, 04/13/2008

Patrick Lowry
Picking the plate that represents the state of Kansas
Hays Daily News, 04/13/2008

The Morning Sun
Kansas in top 10 most business friendly states
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 04/13/2008

Associated Press
State budget subject to financial outlook
Manhattan Mercury, 04/16/2008

Emily Behlmann
Meeting newcomers' needs
Garden City Telegram, 04/16/2008

John Hanna
New fiscal budget forecast more pessimistic
Junction City Daily Union, 04/17/2008

Jim Sullinger
Kansas budget takes hit from revenue drop
Kansas City Star, 04/17/2008

Jeannine Koranda
State revenue looks $130 million short
Wichita Eagle, 04/17/2008

John Hanna
Fiscal forecast more dismal
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/17/2008

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 04/18/2008

Tim Carpenter
Social Security divides candidates
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/18/2008

James Carlson
Statehouse renovations capitol coverup
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/18/2008

Associated Press
Workers begin replacing stone facade of Kansas Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 04/20/2008

The Capital-Journal
While you were thinking about the energy bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/20/2008

Jim Sullinger
Lawmakers foresee financial woe
Kansas City Star, 04/20/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Legislative session it can be done
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/21/2008

John Hanna
Budget to dominate wrap-up
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/21/2008

James Carlson
Action on bills set for today
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/21/2008

Jeannine Koranda and David Klepper
Kansas abortion measure vetoed
Kansas City Star, 04/22/2008

Jeannine Koranda and David Klepper
Sebelius signs five bills into law
Wichita Eagle, 04/22/2008

Sarah Nightingale
Caring for kids with no homes
Manhattan Mercury, 04/28/2008

Eagle Staff and News Services
Kansas gets 'B' for abuse disclosure
Wichita Eagle, 04/30/2008

Lawmakers cheat children in need
Garden City Telegram, 05/10/2008

Jeanie Zortman
Your Views
Garden City Telegram, 05/10/2008

Jeanie Zortman
State is failing to help autistic children [letters to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 05/13/2008

Mike Hall
Topeka's housing agency receives energy honor
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/15/2008

David R. Wilson
Service deserves funding
Hutchinson News, 05/15/2008

Kaley Lyon
DSNWK's Michaud looking to future for financial help from legislators
Hays Daily News, 05/15/2008

Christine Metz
KDHE updating regulations for foster care families
Lawrence Journal World, 05/18/2008

Christine Metz
Temporary stay can transition to adoption for some families
Lawrence Journal World, 05/18/2008

James Carlson
Snack bar owner wants change in currency size
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/22/2008

Joe Rodriguez
Group gets first OK to start center for homeless
Wichita Eagle, 06/02/2008

Dion Lefler
Inmate at Larned claims harassment
Wichita Eagle, 06/02/2008

Associated Press
Official's comments fuel debate over child custody reports
Junctions City Daily Union, 06/09/2008

Rhonda Holman
Fire him
Wichita Eagle, 06/19/2008

Don Jordan
Don Jordan: No evidence for claims
Wichita Eagle, 06/19/2008

Tim Potter
SRS head backs off of 'bullied' comment
Wichita Eagle, 06/19/2008

Tim Potter
SRS head's comments spur calls for case investigations
Wichita Eagle, 06/21/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Groups call for SRS chief to resign
Lawrence Journal World, 06/21/2008

Courier Views
Take a deep breath before firing Jordan
Winfield Daily Courier, 06/23/2008

Dick Kelsey
Jordan should stay as SRS secretary
Wichita Eagle, 06/26/2008

Sarah Kessinger
State, local agencies promoting food aid
Hutchinson News, 07/01/2008

Kansas moms meet with Foulston about SRS issues
Chanute Tribune, 07/05/2008

Phil Anderson
Youth arrested at SRS building
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/18/2008

Agencies receive grants from state
Lawrence Journal World, 07/29/2008

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Price for child care soars
Wichita Eagle, 08/04/2008

Angela Deines
More kids living with grandparents
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/08/2008

Associated Press
Program helps traumatized kids
Garden City Telegram, 09/10/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Larned seeks $90 million to treat sex predators
Wichita Eagle, 09/19/2008

Rhonda Holman
Protect good response on child welfare
Wichita Eagle, 10/02/2008

Mark Fagan
State rejects day care 'neglect' ruling
Lawrence Journal World, 10/03/2008

Janet Schalansky
Put kids first
Hutchinson News, 10/03/2008

Tim Cunningham
Part I: State lawsuit
Chanute Tribune, 10/04/2008

Alan Bavley
Mental health's unlikely boost
Kansas City Star, 10/07/2008

Tim Cunningham
Tri-Valley fights for funds
Iola Register, 10/09/2008

Brett Dalton
Sek-Cap receives funds for homeless assistance
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 10/25/2008

Elizabeth Williams
How to recognize high-quality child care when looking for help
Hays Daily News, 10/28/2008

Steve Fry
Baby's death center of trial
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/03/2008

Shajia Ahmad
Agency touts foster care services
Garden City Telegram, 11/12/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Charitable giving meeting needs (editorial)
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/17/2008

Scott Rothschild
Disabled Kansans fear cuts to budget
Lawrence Journal World, 11/21/2008

The Salina Journal
Child care center forced to close
Salina Journal, 11/25/2008

Maury Thompson
Legislators need to fund services for those with developmental disabilities
Johnson County Sun, 11/26/2008

Chris Green
Single hotline 'streamlines' abuse reports
Hutchinson News, 12/04/2008

Tim Cunningham
Part III: Where do we go from here?
Chanute Tribune, 12/06/2008

Scott Rothschild
Budget cuts hit Bert Nash
Lawrence Journal World, 12/10/2008

Associated Press
Advocates fear cuts will hurt mental health care
Chanute Tribune, 12/16/2008

Associated Press
Group home possible for town
Kansas City Star, 12/20/2008

Frank Springer
Direct support professionals a necessity for Kansans (letters to the editor)
Chanute Tribune, 12/24/2008