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Archive for Saturday, April 30, 2005

Highlights from the Kansas Legislature

April 30, 2005

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— Lawmakers did a lot of talking but took no action on casinos, but they said gambling could become popular really fast if the Kansas Supreme Court rules against legislators in a school funding case.

  • Republican leaders asked the Supreme Court to allow two legislators to answer questions and defend an education funding plan during a May 11 hearing.

Also:

House and Senate negotiators continued talks over the year's last spending bill, which would add between $120 million and $150 million to the budget.

Clock is ticking:

Friday was the third day of the wrap-up and the 81st calendar day of the session, out of 90 scheduled.

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