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Kansas lawmakers negotiate agreement on $15.5B state budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP/KSNT) – Negotiators for the Kansas House and Senate have agreed on a proposed budget that would limit increases in tuition at state universities. 127 more words

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Kansas Senate's GOP leaders cancel debate on tax increases

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) –  Republican leaders in the GOP-dominated Kansas Senate have cancelled a debate over raising taxes to close a state budget shortfall.

Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce confirmed the decision shortly before the debate was to begin Thursday. 91 more words

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Kansas isn't only state with big budget gap

ATLANTA Georgia – The nation’s economy is at its healthiest since the Great Recession, but a surprising trend is emerging among the states – large budget gaps. 101 more words

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Brownback and top GOP lawmakers at odds over income taxes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and top GOP legislators are at odds over reconsidering an income tax break for business owners enacted by lawmakers three years ago. 120 more words

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Maui hospitals hold public meeting as lawmakers discuss private partnership bill

A public meeting is set for Tuesday evening to address potential cuts in services and workforce reductions at state-run medical centers on Maui.

The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Maui Region says it faces a nearly $30 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2016, which begins July 1, 2015. 112 more words

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KSU President worries tuition freeze hurts Kansas student's future

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Thursday the Kansas House Appropriations Committee will meet to discuss the fiscal forecast for the state.

The president of Kansas State University is speaking out against a proposal to freeze college tuition. 106 more words

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Large part of Brownback budget plan in trouble

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An $80 million piece of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan for balancing Kansas’ next budget is in trouble because a major health insurance company opposes it. 530 more words

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