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Debate On Spending Bill Cut Short

KSCB News - March 15, 2011 8:09 am

Kansas House leaders have cut short debate
on a bill that could provide additional savings in the current
state budget.
Monday’s action sent the measure back to committee for more
Last week, Gov. Sam Brownback cut $56.5 million from the budget
for the fiscal year that ends June 30. Lawmakers are looking to
slice about $35 million in state spending.
House leaders used a rare procedure Monday to send the measure
back to committee. The move spared the chamber from having to
debate all 52 individual items in the bill.


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