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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


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


If I Were Secretary of State for Education ... by @TeacherToolkit

This article was written for a forthcoming publication for The Festival of Education and is also currently appearing as a regular feature in the fabulous newspaper, … 414 more words


Kansas lawmakers close in on $15.5 billion budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas legislators are negotiating over the final version of a $15.5 billion state budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. 123 more words


Kansas collected $11M less in taxes than expected this month

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas says it collected $11 million less in taxes than anticipated this month.

The state Department of Revenue said in a preliminary report Tuesday that the state collected $391 million in taxes in March, when it expected to take in $402 million. 77 more words


Kansas senators consider bill to reverse part of big tax cut

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) –  A Kansas legislative committee has broached the idea of reversing part of a big break for business owners and farmers to help close a budget shortfall. 96 more words