TITLE

Kansas Legislature Recesses Without Consensus on School Funding Issues

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Jim
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;4/4/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32353, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the recess of the 78-day regular session legislation with lawmakers unable to reach a consensus on how to finance public education in Kansas. The main topic of the legislature's short veto session has been about school issue. According to the report, the House of Representatives has adopted a three-year plan that will boost the state's 3.1 billion dollars budget for common education. The plan has been turned down by the Senate along with a bill supported by Senate leaders.
ACCESSION #
20464016

 

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