Topeka A Kansas Senate committee is preparing to reopen work on a $14.1 billion state budget.
The Ways and Means Committee planned to meet Tuesday to resume work on a spending plan for state government for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Legislators were close to taking final action last month on a compromise budget crafted by House and Senate negotiators. But the agreement unraveled just before lawmakers adjourned for a break that ends April 25
The House Appropriations Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday and Friday to craft its version of a new spending plan.