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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Social Services


Kevin Flaherty
SKIL holds protest at SRS office
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 01/08/2009

Dion Lefler
Disabled people plead for funds
Wichita Eagle, 01/08/2009

Edie Ross
In Reno Co., a higher rate of children are removed by SRS than most places in Kansas
Hutchinson News, 01/11/2009

Dion Lefler
Disabled people protest SRS
Wichita Eagle, 01/13/2009

Will Klusener
Budget 'whoas'
Manhattan Mercury, 01/14/2009

Mike Belt

Cuts in funding for care of disabled spur protests
Lawrence Journal World, 01/15/2009

Anna Methvin
Campaign puts political spotlight on 'Invisible Kansans'
Chanute Tribune, 01/15/2009

Kaley Lyon
Group protests SRS assistance freeze
Hays Daily News, 01/15/2009

Melissa Smith
On frigid day, SRS hard freeze protested
Chanute Tribune, 01/15/2009

The Capital Journal Editorial Board
Missing boy case frustrating [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/15/2009

Carl Manning
Kan. budget cuts hit social services
Dodge City Daily Globe, 01/17/2009

Finding the 'why' [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 01/17/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
State plans homeless 'snapshot'
Emporia Gazette, 01/19/2009

Tim Unruh
Affordable housing key to easing poverty
Hays Daily News, 01/19/2009

Tim Carpenter
This is his family, no more and no less
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/21/2009

Officials: Poverty an obstacle, not an excuse
Garden City Telegram, 01/21/2009

KDHE seeking essay contest entries
Garden City Telegram, 01/21/2009

Tim Carpenter
Attorney defends law used for child support
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/22/2009

Shajia Ahmad
Need for social services increases
Salina Journal, 01/22/2009

Shajia Ahmad
As social service needs grow, long-term fixes desired
Hays Daily News, 01/22/2009

Tim Unruh
Communities look to increase short supply
Garden City Telegram, 01/22/2009

A community problem [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 01/25/2009

George Diepenbrock
Volunteers to try to gauge homeless more thoroughly
Lawrence Journal World, 01/25/2009

Chris Green
Demand increasing for clinics' services in the face of budget crunch
Garden City Telegram, 01/26/2009

Gary Brunk
Asset-building policies needed
Garden City Telegram, 01/26/2009

Jesse Truesdale
Threat of license loss prompts parents to pay up
Hays Daily News, 01/26/2009

Cut with compassion [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 01/27/2009

Stephanie Farley
Budget crunch could hurt social services
Garden City Telegram, 01/28/2009

Bert Nash CEO named to foundation board
Lawrence Journal World, 01/29/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
No new homeless found during local count
Emporia Gazette, 01/31/2009

Colleen Surridge
Care workers, SRS find common ground
Chanute Tribune, 02/06/2009

Tim Cunningham
Invisible Kansans
Chanute Tribune, 02/07/2009

Associated Press
Advocates decry long waiting lists
Chanute Tribune, 02/12/2009

Stephanie Farley
Area mental health facing deeper cuts
Garden City Telegram, 02/14/2009

Stephanie Farley
Meet No. 1,001
Garden City Telegram, 02/21/2009

Gordon L. Davis
Mature lifestyles
Johnson County Sun, 02/25/2009

Dion Lefler
Options rigid for disabled
Wichita Eagle, 03/01/2009

Dion Lefler
Program for disabled reopens
Wichita Eagle, 03/03/2009

Maury L. Thompson
A long-term solution needed for disabilities
Olathe Daily News, 03/04/2009

Eric Swanson
Area social services getting hit by crunch
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/04/2009

Dave Ranney
Subcommittees to investigate 'extraordinary funding'
Chanute Tribune, 03/05/2009

Associated Press
Gov. faces claims of Medicaid favoritism
Wichita Eagle, 03/05/2009

Phillip Brownlee
Favored Jordan erred in funding decision [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 03/05/2009

John Hanna
Doubt cast on move by SRS
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/05/2009

Rhonda Holman
Smarter help disabled stay in their homes [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 03/06/2009

Dion Lefler
State closes Augusta day care
Wichita Eagle, 03/06/2009

Scott Rothschild
State decision to increase funding to nonprofit group under scrutiny
Lawrence Journal World, 03/07/2009

Tim Potter
Records in Herrman case to stay closed
Wichita Eagle, 03/07/2009

Tim Carpenter
Benefit boost to hit state
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/10/2009

Jeannine Koranda
Stimulus bill offers food aid, unemployment help to Kansans
Wichita Eagle, 03/10/2009

Lindsey Slater
SRS worker focuses on budget, children
Lawrence Journal World, 03/11/2009

Dion Lefler
State gets D for care of mental illness
Wichita Eagle, 03/12/2009

Chris Green
Expansion of health care for kids faces test
Hutchinson News, 03/14/2009

Scott Rothschild
GOP lawmakers dig deeper into CLO funding
Lawrence Journal World, 03/17/2009

Tim Carpenter
Drug screen debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/18/2009

Christina M. Woods
Is program for addicted moms at risk?
Wichita Eagle, 03/18/2009

John Hanna
Disabled group funding criticized
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/19/2009

Linda D. Roberts
Disability is not inability
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/19/2009

James Jordan
Kelley, Trimmer support random drug testing for welfare recipients
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/24/2009

Tim Carpenter
Safety a necessity
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/25/2009

Scott Rothschild
Safeguards for social workers sought
Lawrence Journal World, 03/25/2009

John Hanna
House advances bill on drug tests for aid
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/25/2009

Patrick Lowry
No help for druggies [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 03/26/2009

Patrick S. Kelley
Homeless in America [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 03/28/2009

Chris Green
Drug-testing bill's prospects uncertain in Senate
Hutchinson News, 03/29/2009

Roxana Hegeman
Sheriff: Evidence points to parents
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/31/2009

Child care and development Fund State Plan being prepared
Chanute Tribune, 04/04/2009

Brett Dalton
Child care program future uncertain
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 04/17/2009

Tim Cunningham
Lack of action disappointing [readers' forum]
Iola Register, 04/18/2009

Julia M. White
SRS rules illogical
Hutchinson News, 05/06/2009

Safehome wins outstanding service award from state
Johnson County Sun, 05/06/2009

Patrick Lowry
Hungry children [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 05/07/2009

SRS to host public meeting to solicit input
Chanute Tribune, 05/07/2009

Bulletin Board
Hays Daily News, 05/08/2009

Staff Reports
SRS seek volunteer to help with paperwork
Lawrence Journal World, 05/11/2009

SRS invites stakeholders to tune into meeting
Chanute Tribune, 05/21/2009

Scott Rothschild
State to re-examine CLO funding
Lawrence Journal World, 05/22/2009

Associated Press
Budget cuts detailed
Iola Register, 05/30/2009

Lurena Mead
'Invisible Kansans' ignored [letters]
Kansas City Star, 05/31/2009

Anne Kazmierczak
Need for foster homes grows
Iola Register, 06/02/2009

Leonard Hall
Interpreter shortage getting worse
Olathe Daily News, 06/03/2009

Robert Boczkiewicz
Appeals court revives case
Topeka Capital Journal, 06/06/2009

Kevin Wright
Kansas takes small step for autism
Olathe Daily News, 06/06/2006

John Green
Report shows drop in Kan. homelessness
Hutchinson News, 06/11/2009

Phil Anderson
Fewer without homes locally
Topeka Capital Journal, 06/11/2009

Scott Rothschild
Report shows big decrease in number of homeless
Lawrence Journal World, 06/11/2009

Shajia Ahmad
GCCC provides services, tracks refugees
Garden City Telegram, 06/25/2009

Rachael Gray
Mexican-American ministries receives grant money
Garden City Telegram, 06/25/2009

Stu Butcher
More foster care homes needed
Chanute Tribune, 06/26/2009

Kaley Conner
High plains mental health dealing with financial concerns
Hays Daily News, 06/30/2009

Ray Segebrecht
Disability funding 'I'm at my wits' end'
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/01/2009

Salina Journal
Beloit juvenile facility closing
Salina Journal, 07/03/2009

The Salina Journal
State will close youth facility in Beloit
Hays Daily News, 07/03/2009

Tim Carpenter
State agrees to pay $875K
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/07/2009

John Hanna
Kansas agrees to pay $975K to settle social worker lawsuit
Lawrence Journal World, 07/07/2009

Shaun Hittle
State addresses process of confining mentally ill
Lawrence Journal World, 07/12/2009

Special to The Daily Union
Woman sentenced for defrauding medicaid
Junction City Daily Union, 07/15/2009

Special to The Daily Union
Some Kansans get help paying high utility bills
Junction City Daily Union, 07/17/2009

Joe Lambe
Day-care provider charged in death
Kansas City Star, 07/23/2009

Tim Carpenter
Ethics agency won't apologize, pay Topekan
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/23/2009

Mike Shields
Medicaid backlog grows
Iola Register, 07/23/2009

Bob Johnson
Budget woes 'a math problem'
Iola Register, 07/24/2009

Leonard Hall
Realignment helps neither deaf, blind
Olathe Daily News, 07/25/2009

The Capital Journal Editorial Board
State revenues special costs [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 07/27/2009

Mary Clarkin
Audit web site's idea button a hit
Garden City Telegram, 07/28/2009

Tim Cunningham
Tri-Valley CDDO funding reduced
Chanute Tribune, 08/01/2009

Tim Carpenter
Parkinson: 'We can manage'
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/04/2009

New WIC healthy food choices mean healthier moms and kids
Chanute Tribune, 08/06/2009

Patrick Lowry
Dressing for work [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 08/06/2009

The Wichita Eagle
Public workers need to know they'll get what's coming to them
Dodge City Daily Globe, 08/06/2009

John Hanna
KDOT reduces allowance for protective gear
Lawrence Journal World, 08/06/2009

John Hanna
Stimulus will aid Capitol project
Hutchinson News, 08/08/2009

Budget cuts endanger us [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 08/12/2009

Adrielle Harvey
State board approves budgets for deaf, blind
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/13/2009

Associated Press
Opponents still want to restrict Kan. adult stores
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/13/2009

Joe Lambe
Treatment instead of jail time
Kansas City Star, 08/15/2009

Scott Rothschild
More spending cuts sought
Lawrence Journal World, 08/15/2009

Tim Carpenter
GOP to look for reductions
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/15/2009

John Hanna
Budget panel to hold special meeting
Junction City Daily Union, 08/15/2009

Associated Press
$2 billion identified as unused funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/16/2009

Scott Rothschild
Schools for deaf, blind may share campus
Lawrence Journal World, 08/18/2009

Scott Rothschild
State budget already has been cut to bone
Lawrence Journal World, 08/21/2009

John Hanna
Kansas budget cuts, deficit contemplated
Lawrence Journal World, 08/21/2009

John Green
Cuts limit SRS help for teens
Hutchinson News, 08/22/2009

John Green
State budget cuts limit SRS help for teenagers
Hays Daily News, 08/23/2009

John Hanna
Kansas budget debate really about schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/24/2009

John Green
S. Hutch SRS center among sites closing
Hutchinson News, 08/26/2009

Bob Sigman
Misguided move on fiscal crisis
Johnson County Sun, 08/26/2009

Jan Biles
SRS to consolidate, eliminate jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/26/2009

Phil Anderson
Space scarce at Rescue Mission
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/29/2009

Associated Press
Arts an easy target as many states cut their budgets
Manhattan Mercury, 08/30/2009

Martin Hawver
Estimators will decide Gov.'s, legislators future
Junction City Daily Union, 09/01/2009

John Milburn
August was good for state revenues
Hutchinson News, 09/01/2009

John Milburn
Kansas revenue tops forecast for August
Lawrence Journal World, 09/01/2009

Bob Sigman
Undercutting the budget
Johnson County Sun, 09/02/2009

For the disabled, little clout and fading hope [star's editorial]
Kansas City Star, 09/06/2009

Barbara Shelly
When young adults 'graduate to the living room'
Kansas City Star, 09/06/2009

Adrielle Harvey
New location, new life
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/16/2009

Special to The Daily Union
KRS to host listening tour
Junction City Daily Union, 09/26/2009

Kathryn Waller
Budget cuts draining Big Lakes
Manhattan Mercury, 09/27/2009

Tim Carpenter
Fate of KNI, Parsons in air
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/28/2009

Corey Jones
Windfall means upgrade
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/28/2009

Tim Carpenter
State hospitals families speak out
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/29/2009

Chad Lawhorn
Grant to help county families secure housing aid
Lawrence Journal World, 10/02/2009

Mary Clarkin
Youth shelter sees decline after law change
Hutchinson News, 10/07/2009

Steve Halley
We can do better
Leavenworth Times, 10/08/2009

Brandy Nance
Safe haven law
Emporia Gazette, 10/08/2009

Ashley Anstaett
Six announces donations to improve mental health services
Junction City Daily Union, 10/10/2009

J-W Editorial
A tough call [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/11/2009

Shajia Ahmad
Grant to offer help for homeless
Garden City Telegram, 10/14/2009

Our View
Staying home
Garden City Telegram, 10/17/2009

Associated Press
Kan. has backlog of medicaid applications
Hutchinson News, 10/20/2009

Jeanie Zortman
Kansas must work harder to help autistic people [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/26/2009

David Klepper
Mental health facility to stay open
Kansas City Star, 10/28/2009

James Carlson
Families: Closing KNI simply unimaginable
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/28/2009

Tim Hrenchir
Wait lists could grow
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/01/2009

The Capital Journal Editorial Board
KBI registry child abuse [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/04/2009

The Star's Editorial
Fiscal neglect in Kansas [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 11/08/2009

The Star's Editorial
When the state fails the neediest [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 11/08/2009

Our View
Caution urged on closures [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 11/14/2009

The Kansas City Star
Despite budget woes, lawmakers must help disabled Kansans
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/17/2009

Shajia Ahmad
Agencies left to deal with less
Garden City Telegram, 12/03/2009

Mike Hendricks
It's time to stamp out stereotype
Kansas City Star, 12/04/2009

Jeannine Koranda
Cuts will slow down medicaid process
Wichita Eagle, 12/05/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Daycare license suspended
Emporia Gazette, 12/07/2009

James Carlson
Use of food stamps steadily rising in area
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/07/2009

David Klepper
Custody laws up for review
Kansas City Star, 12/08/2009

Chuck Kurtz
Mental health takes hard hit
Johnson County Sun, 12/09/2009

Karrey Britt
State regulations on day cares fail to fight obesity
Lawrence Journal World, 12/12/2009

James Carlson
Tough decision ahead
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/16/2009