The Latest From “Under the Dome”

KSEdTalk Episode 9: Here’s where we stand ahead of the legislative “veto session.”

This Special Edition of Under the Dome highlights last night’s episode of Kansas EdTalk Podcast with Representative Melissa Rooker, Senator Laura Kelly, Kansas Center for Economic Growth Senior Fellow Duane Goosen, Kansas NEA Director of Legislative Advocacy...
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Session adjourned, but what have we truly accomplished?

The Legislature has adjourned the regular session and your representatives are headed for home. The House, which was last to adjourn, was out by 11:54 am. Legislators will be home the rest of April and return to Topeka for the veto session – more commonly these...
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K-12 Committee Finishes Finance Plan Bill

The House K-12 Education Budget Committee met this afternoon to finish their amendments to HB 2410. They began with opening comments by Chairman Larry Campbell (R-Olathe). Campbell said it was his intention to finish the amendment/debate work today but not to pass the...
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School Finance Committee Cancelled Again

The House K-12 Education Budget Committee – the current home of HB 2410, the school finance formula that started being crafted last week – was cancelled again today. Chairman Larry Campbell (R-Olathe) announced on the floor of the House his intention to...
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Ed Budget Committee Cancelled; Medicaid Override Fails

The House K-12 Education Budget Committee meeting for today was cancelled and we are not quite certain about why. We had expected the committee to meet – on Friday night Chairman Campbell had said they would likely meet to finish the transportation weighting and...
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