Archive for Monday, April 5, 2010

25 years ago: Governor vetoes school finance bill

April 5, 2010


Gov. John Carlin vetoed a school finance bill crafted by the Republican majority, leaving GOP legislative leaders the option of developing something more acceptable to the Democratic governor or letting local school property taxes soar by as much as $82 million the coming fall.

A Kansas House-Senate panel approved a new pay plan for state civil service employees that called for an average salary increase among employees of 5.5 percent.


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