The Latest From “Under the Dome”

KanCare Expansion in the Senate

On May 1, when the Legislature returns for their wrap-up session, the Senate will consider a motion by Senator Anthony Hensley (D-Topeka) to bring HB 2066 out of committee and on to the Senate floor for debate and action. HB 2066 came to the House floor in a different...

And in conclusion…School Finance!

Rep. Kristey Williams pulled no punches in her criticism of Senators who worked in a bipartisan effort to finally secure constitutional funding for Kansas public schools. Wednesday; 1:30 PM conference committee meeting This meeting started with a review by staff on...

SUPPORT SCHOOL FINANCE AGREEMENT!

Email or phone your Representative ASAP! Last night Senate and House negotiators agreed to a school finance plan. This plan is the recommendation of the State Board of Education, Governor Kelly, and the Senate Select Committee on School Finance. This plan is almost...

Conference Committee Continues On School Finance- Until House Member Walks Out.

Rep. Kristey Williams, House K-12 Budget Chair and other conferees. 9:00 AM meeting Conferees gathered shortly after 9:00 this morning to continue discussion on school finance - or actually on school policy proposals. The Senators came in with a counter to the last...

Education Conference Committee meeting

11:00 AM meeting The Conference Committee on House Sub for SB 16 started meeting this morning at 11:00. Conferees represent the Senate Select Committee on School Finance and the House K-12 Budget Committee. Members of the Conference Committee are Senators Molly...