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Large oil companies pulling up stakes in Kansas
by Roxana Hegeman, The Associated Press, 12/2/2013

Study: Methane release is 50 percent higher than EPA says; Kansas among leaders
by Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press, 11-25-2013

Editorial:
The Dishonesty of Voter ID Laws
by The Editorial Board, New York Times 9-30-2013

Kansas voters can be on hold for years
Analysis of state data shows more than 21,500 people are in limbo
, by John Hanna, The Associated Press,
9-23-2013

Editorial:
State must help potential voters
Topeka Capital-Journal, 9-10-2013

Citizenship rule snags voter sign-up for thousands
by Tim Carpenter, Topeka Capital-Journal, 9-9-2013

Opinion: “Silence is killer of rights”
by Glenda Overstreet, Topeka Capital-Journal, 8-25-2013

“The Vote Is the Emblem of Equality—and Now It is Under Attack,”
by Elisabeth MacNamara, President, League of Women Voters of the United States, The Huffington Post, 2-11-2013


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A First Look at the Governor's Budget, a blog by Duane Goossen, 1/17/2014


Bad Decision on Proof of Citizenship Will Hurt Voters, by Stephanie Drahan, LWV Press Release, 3-19-2014


Kansas, Arizona Prevail in Voter Citizenship Suit
ABC News [AP], 3/19/2014


Kansas Supreme Court: Public school funding unconstitutional
CBS News, 3/7/2014
—Article has link to the court's ruling


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Topeka Capital-Journal coverage of League stand
Lawrence Journal World coverage of League stand


National LVW position on Privatization
The LWVUS Board approved a new position on Privatization at its June 2012 meeting.


PEW Charitable Trust: Elections Performance Index 1-6-2013

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LWV-TSC President Marge Ahrens
congratuates Shawnee Co. Commissioners on moving forward with countywide recycling services.

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PBS Take: Everything You Need to Know About Voter ID Laws


Hot Issue: Water needed by oil drillers in Kansas drought.

 

 

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