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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Social Services


Associated Press
Controversy arises over neurological institute
Manhattan Mercury, 01/05/2010

Jan Biles
Controversy ensues as state mulls closure of Kansas Neurological Institute
Winfield Daily Courier, 01/05/2010

Associated Press
KNI's possible closure debated
Iola Register, 01/05/2010

Jan Biles
Next steps uncertain
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/05/2010

Jan Biles
State debates neurological institute
Salina Journal, 01/06/2010

Jeanie Zortman
Report on autism
Hutchinson News, 01/07/2010

Scott Rothschild
Cuts hurting Kansans, groups say
Lawrence Journal World, 01/07/2010

Barbara Hollingsworth
Cuts not just on paper, but in lives of disabled
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/07/2010

David Goldstein
Missouri sees spike of children in poverty
Kansas City Star, 01/10/2010

Jerry Wofford
Tight budget forces Pawnee to cut 34 jobs
Manhattan Mercury, 01/11/2010

Associated Press
Kansas awards $2.1M in housing rehab grants
Winfield Daily Courier, 01/12/2010

David Klepper
Bill proposes end to state's privatized foster care
Wichita Eagle, 01/14/2010

Tim Potter
Grandmother: How did SRS lose child?
Wichita Eagle, 01/17/2010

Rick Plumlee
Low income Kansans
Wichita Eagle, 01/17/2010

Edie Ross
Review of SRS stats is ongoing
Hutchinson News, 01/17/2010

George Diepenbrock
County may be able to ease pain of budget cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 01/18/2010

Robert Tilford
Help is there
Hays Daily News, 01/20/2010

Disabled need help now [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 01/20/2010

Tim Potter
Couple sue SRS worker after death of toddler
Wichita Eagle, 01/24/2010

Jan Biles
Budget cuts taking a toll on program
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/25/2010

Tom Bell
Medicaid cuts were pound-foolish
Wichita Eagle, 01/26/2010

Tim Carpenter
Parkinson asks SRS to pressure lawmakers
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/26/2010

Mary Clarkin
Budget cuts endanger mental health nursing centers
Hays Daily News, 01/26/2010

James Carlson
State hospitals KNI to remain open
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/27/2010

John Hanna
Parkinson won't close Topeka hospital
Wichita Eagle, 01/27/2010

Mary Pitt
Readers' forum
Iola Register, 01/27/2010

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Kansas Neurological Institute moving slow [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/28/2010

Tim Carpenter
Senate affirms Medicaid cut
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/28/2010

Rhonda Holman
Sustain child advocacy center [Eagle editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 01/28/2010

Tim Potter
State suspends woman's day care license
Wichita Eagle, 01/30/2010

Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Governor faced hospital decision with care, compassion
Lawrence Journal World, 01/30/2010

Tim Potter
Couple: SRS put boy back in bad situation
Wichita Eagle, 01/31/2010

Associated Press
State employees likely won't get 2010 raises
Chanute Tribune, 02/02/2010

Mary Clarkin
County to ponder entering funding suit
Hutchinson News, 02/02/2010

Gary A. Carson
Kansas disabled need help [letters to the editor]
Johnson County Sun, 02/03/2010

Associated Press
Kansans pleased by budget
Garden City Telegram, 02/03/2010

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Super majority no answer to state budget demands [editorial]
Iola Register, 02/03/2010

Special to The Daily Union
Sen. Roberts: President's budget will hurt Kansans
Junction City Daily Union, 02/03/2010

Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 02/03/2010

Scott Rothschild
House speaker criticized for leading lawsuit against Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 02/04/2010

Scott Rothschild
Resolution: Federal government infringing on states' rights
Lawrence Journal World, 02/04/2010

John Milburn
Panel backs states rights affirmation
Junction City Daily Union, 02/04/2010

Adrielle Harvey
Economist says Kansas economy improving
Junction City Daily Union, 02/04/2010

Associated Press
Kansas House committee wrestling with budget
Manhattan Mercury, 02/04/2010

Associated Press
House bill cuts lawmakers' pay
Wichita Eagle, 02/05/2010

Eagle Editorial
Legislative session isn't a tea party [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 02/05/2010

Tim Carpenter
Donors among O'Neal clients
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/05/2010

David Klepper
Kansas House speaker under fire
Kansas City Star, 02/05/2010

Now you know [political cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 02/07/2010

Dave Trabert
Need to know details on budget [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 02/07/2010

Rick Plumlee
300 protest state cuts in disability services
Wichita Eagle, 02/13/2010

Associated Press
Kan. social service advocates seek funds
Emporia Gazette, 02/13/2010

Social service advocates seek funds
Junction City Daily Union, 02/13/2010

Associated Press
Kan. social service advocates seek funds
Manhattan Mercury, 02/14/2010

Tim Potter
SRS fails to tell police of abuse cases
Wichita Eagle, 02/15/2010

Tim Potter
SRS fails to tell police of abuse cases
Garden City Telegram, 02/15/2010

Tim Potter
Report: SRS doesn't give cops child abuse reports
Junction City Daily Union, 02/17/2010

Barbara Hollingsworth
Senators to consider day care oversight
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/24/2010

Greg Jones
Hearing on disabilities cuts in Pittsburg
Chanute Tribune, 02/25/2010

Mary Clarkin
Funding for social services spotlighted
Hutchinson News, 02/26/2010

Our View
Safety net
Garden City Telegram, 02/27/2010

Gwyn Mellinger
Rework child support
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/04/2010

Tim Carpenter
Funding plan for disabled Kansans derails
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/09/2010

Rachael Gray
Proposal focusing on child-care safety
Garden City Telegram, 03/09/2010

James Carlson
Disabilities group uses crosses symbolically
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/10/2010

Scott Rothschild
Social service advocates paint grim picture
Lawrence Journal World, 03/10/2010

Karen Anderson Troutman
Independent living [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 03/10/2010

Chuck Kurtz
Cuts affect mental health services
Johnson County Sun, 03/10/2010

Tim Potter
SRS seeks dismissal of lawsuit filed by grandparents
Wichita Eagle, 03/11/2010

Group urges more disability funding
Chanute Tribune, 03/11/2010

Associated Press
SRS asks for dismissal of grandparents' suit
Lawrence Journal World, 03/12/2010

State social office wants lawsuit dropped
Dodge City Daily Globe, 03/12/2010

Roxana Hegeman
Kansas SRS asks judge to deny grandparents' lawsuit
Leavenworth Times, 03/12/2010

Jeannine Koranda
Disability advocates ask court to halt cuts
Wichita Eagle, 03/13/2010

David Klepper
Court asked to reverse cuts
Kansas City Star, 03/13/2010

John Hanna
State faces lawsuit over social service cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 03/13/2010

Associated Press
State faces lawsuit over cuts to social services
Garden City Telegram, 03/13/2010

David Klepper
Privatized foster care draws critics
Wichita Eagle, 03/15/2010

Russ Morgan
Corner house faces cuts
Emporia Gazette, 03/16/2010

Associated Press
Senate expected to vote on day care bill
Emporia Gazette, 03/17/2010

Chuck Kurtz
Bill would change child care law
Johnson County Sun, 03/17/2010

Chuck Kurtz
Senator says bill would raise cost of child care
Johnson County Sun, 03/17/2010

Associated Press
Kansas Senate expected to vote on day care bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/17/2010

Associated Press
Bill requires inspections of home day cares
Wichita Eagle, 03/18/2010

Patrick Lowry
Child care safety [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 03/18/2010

Utility funds available
Iola Register, 03/20/2010

Legislative Q & A
Hutchinson News, 03/20/2010

Scott Rothschild
News from the Kansas Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 03/22/2010

Cammie Braden
Listen, legislators [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 03/23/2010

Associated Press
House speaker accuses Democrats of defamation
Wichita Eagle, 03/24/2010

Jeannine Koranda
Late-term abortion bill sent to Senate
Wichita Eagle, 03/24/2010

Jeannine Koranda
House expands penalties for DUI
Wichita Eagle, 03/24/2010

David Klepper
New limitations weighed
Kansas City Star, 03/24/2010

Stan Finger
KDHE orders the closure of day care home
Wichita Eagle, 03/26/2010

Shajia Ahmad
Advocates file suit for developmentally disabled
Garden City Telegram, 03/27/2010

Lisa Knoll
Programs assist children, families [your views]
Garden City Telegram, 03/27/2010

Tim Potter
Neighbor had called hotline about child
Wichita Eagle, 03/30/2010

Janet Schalansky
Blue ribbons support child abuse prevention [other voices]
Leavenworth Times, 03/30/2010

Tim Potter
SRS was told of boy's possible abuse
Wichita Eagle, 03/31/2010

Darcy Gray
Group wants to know 'why' behind infant death rates
Garden City Telegram, 04/01/2010

Darcy Gray
Group wants infant mortality causes studied
Junction City Daily Union, 04/02/2010

Diane Stafford
KC office faulted for a backlog of disability claims
Kansas City Star, 04/06/2010

Scott Rothschild
Law will require social worker safety training
Lawrence Journal World, 04/07/2010

State social workers will need safety ed
Junction City Daily Union, 04/08/2010

Associated Press
Court refuses to block social services cuts
Garden City Telegram, 04/09/2010

Tim Carpenter
Safety is victim's legacy
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/09/2010

David Klepper
Idea of widower now law
Kansas City Star, 04/09/2010

Linda Brantner
Kansas has program to help prevent child abuse
Leavenworth Times, 04/13/2010

Special to The Daily Union
Wamego, Abilene SRS offices to close
Junction City Daily Union, 04/14/2010

Social services debate slows budget work
Junction City Daily Union, 04/21/2010

Brad Dornes
Citizens protest state's cuts in social services
Manhattan Mercury, 04/21/2010

Cindy Luxem
Investing in care [readers forum]
Hays Daily News, 04/22/2010

Cindy Neises
Politicians discuss benefits to nursing facilities
Chanute Tribune, 04/23/2010

Mary Clarkin
Bid to aid nursing facilities has twist
Hutchinson News, 04/23/2010

Associated Press
Kan. groups to rally for services for disabled
Dodge City Daily Globe, 04/27/2010

Christine Metz
Child abuse investigators learn communication tool
Lawrence Journal World, 04/28/2010

Tim Carpenter
Inspections of day cares considered
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/28/2010

Dion Lefler
Some decry cuts; others, spending
Wichita Eagle, 04/29/2010

Christine Metz
Pinwheel garden to raise abuse awareness
Lawrence Journal World, 04/29/2010

John Hanna
Hundreds rally at Statehouse for disabled
Leavenworth Times, 04/29/2010

Barbara Hollingsworth
Funding 'not a luxury'
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/30/2010

Dawne Leiker
Rally cry
Hays Daily News, 04/30/2010

Richard Shank
A top priority
Hutchinson News, 05/02/2010

Allen Twitchell
County to form new CDDO
Winfield Daily Courier, 05/04/2010

Barbara Hollingsworth
Deal reached on wheelchairs
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/05/2010

Laura Bauer
Man with autism attracts support, doubt as nominee
Kansas City Star, 05/05/2010

Star's Editorial
Help, not hinder, with autism changes [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 05/06/2010

Kaley Conner
DSNWK client dies after injuries suffered at Russell house
Hays Daily News, 05/06/2010

State investigates man's death at group home
Leavenworth Times, 05/08/2010

Associated Press
State investigates man's death at group home
Manhattan Mercury, 05/09/2010

Andrew Bauer
Apply funding where it's needed most
Hays Daily News, 05/09/2010

Brad Dornes
Local mental health spared cuts
Manhattan Mercury, 05/10/2010

Tim Carpenter
House endorses Lexie's law
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/12/2010

Tim Potter
Agency: Social worker had no duty to protect girl
Kansas City Star, 05/16/2010

Special to The Daily Union
SRS awards Pawnee 2 grants for homeless
Junction City Daily Union, 05/18/2010

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Head start fraud exposed [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/22/2010

Chuck Kurtz
Changes help Lexie's law pass
Johnson County Sun, 05/26/2010

Rick Plumlee
Kansas 49th in use of free/reduced summer lunches
Hays Daily News, 06/02/2010

Associated Press
Report: Too few eating free lunches here
Iola Register, 06/02/2010

Associated Press
Kansas 49th in free lunches
Manhattan Mercury, 06/02/2010

J-W Editorials
A free lunch [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 06/03/2010

Associated Press
Poor families to get extra $400 from state
Chanute Tribune, 06/05/2010

Dave Ranney
State's mental hospitals too full
Iola Register, 06/07/2010

Gary Brunk
Nutrition needs [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 06/08/2010

Jim Sullinger
County backs out of pregnancy program
Olathe Daily News, 06/29/2010

The Capital-Journal
New day care regs take effect
Topeka Capital Journal, 06/30/2010

Karrey Britt
Infant mortality, children living in poverty on rise in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 07/26/2010

Ken Stephens
Mixed data on kids
Hutchinson News, 07/28/2010

Associated Press
Kansans await social services
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/17/2010

Associated Press
Thousands await Kan. social services
Hutchinson News, 08/17/2010

Scott Rothschild
Disabled Kansans stuck on wait lists
Lawrence Journal World, 08/17/2010

David Klepper
Kansas mental health system is feeling stressed
Kansas City Star, 08/26/2010

Scott Rothschild
Overcrowded mental hospitals limit admissions
Lawrence Journal World, 08/27/2010

Angela Deines
Lexie's law makes changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 08/27/2010

Phil Anderson
Closure deepens the darkness
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/25/2010

Joe Lambe
Johnson County seeks to keep mentally ill petty criminals out of jail
Kansas City Star, 09/26/2010

Associated Press
Disability proponents set rallies
Topeka Capital Journal, 09/30/2010

Angela Deines
Kids Count releases data
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/30/2010

Scott Rothschild
Economic recession taking a toll on Kansas children, reports indicate
Lawrence Journal World, 11/30/2010

Laura Bauer
Childhood hunger affects thousands in KC area
Kansas City Star, 12/11/2010

Laura Bauer
Schools see growing number of hungry students
Kansas City Star, 12/13/2010

Laura Bauer
Pride an issue for families, but hungry kids will be honest
Kansas City Star, 12/15/2010

David Clouston
Mortuaries struggle to deal with indigent costs, ask county for help
Salina Journal, 12/15/2010