Opponents of the plan are split. Some Democrats think that $500 million is not enough and that the state could pay for more. More-conservative Republicans say the current increase is unaffordable and will keep lawmakers from providing additional resources to other parts of government that need it. … [Read more...] about Kansas Senate leaders slam brakes on school finance work after House OKs plan
The tax bill would lower revenue coming into the state by several hundred million dollars over the next five years, according to the Kansas Department of Revenue. Reducing future revenue would make it more difficult for the state to pay for the school funding increase proposed in the House plan. … [Read more...] about Kansas lawmakers approve $500 million more for schools
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“I think there will be some sensitivity (to sports betting), but I don’t know how much,” said Rep. Ron Highland, R- Wamego, who is the vice chairman of the House Federal and State Affairs committee. “And then what the predictive revenue is going to be is one of the deciding factors.” … [Read more...] about High court clears way for sports gambling, but don’t bet on Kansas, Missouri just yet
“Kansas’ 2nd congressional district needs to be taken seriously by Republicans or they will end up with a supporter of Nancy Pelosi’s liberal agenda representing Kansas in Congress," said Corry Bliss, the executive director of the Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC with ties to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan that works to elect Republicans. … [Read more...] about ‘He’s ahead. Wake up.’ Kansas Republicans fear defeat in 2018 congressional race