Robust Economy Eases Pressure to Raid the General Fund

Watts, Jim
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, special section p32
Trade Publication
The article provides an overview of the fiscal condition of Kansas. The estimated general fund revenue of the state for 2006 is $5.158 billion and the income tax is expected to generate $2.513 billion. James Breeding of Standard and Poor's explains that the revenue projections reflect the state's better than expected economic performance. Meanwhile, the state's contributions to the pension system will increase from the current 0.2 percent of annual payroll.


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