Topeka — Backed by their own, unofficial revenue projections, Republicans pushed an $11.3 billion budget through the Legislature.
- A public employee's total compensation would be subject to public scrutiny under legislation sent to Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
- Local governments could no longer prosecute people for transporting unloaded firearms in a closed container under legislation given final approval.
- A key ingredient for making methamphetamine no longer will be within easy reach of the public under a bill that cleared the Legislature.
Clock has stopped:
Friday was the 78th day of the session, out of 90 scheduled. Legislators began their annual spring recess and planned to reconvene April 27.