Senate minority leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, upper left, addresses the Kansas Senate on Wednesday, in opposition to a proposed $300 million budget cut plan crafted by Senate Republican leaders. Seated on the floor near Hensley are six of the other nine Senate Democrats. Front row, at right, is Kelly Kultala, D-Kansas City. Middle row, from left: David Haley, Kansas City; Oletha Faust-Goudeau, Wichita; and Marci Francisco, Lawrence. Back row, from left: Hensley; Laura Kelly, Topeka; and Tom Holland, Baldwin City.