Stephen Koranda

KS Lawmakers Disagree on Impact of Budget Talks Unraveling

House budgetHouse budget negotiators Marc Rhoades (Right, R-Newton) and Bill Feuerborn (D-Garnett) confer before talks broke down. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)A state budget proposal unraveled in the final moments before it was slated to be passed by the Legislature. The disagreement between the House and the Senate was over how to pay for $24 million in education funding. The money is needed to cover higher than expected enrollment. Lawmakers will now have to continue work on the budget after their spring break. As KPR’s Stephen Koranda tells us, some legislators disagree on what the delay will mean.

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