Could this be it?

May 1, 2016 by

Both chambers wrapped up just before midnight without having tackled the biggest thing out there – the budget.

We are back right now and the House has just broken to go caucus (presumably on the budget). They will reconvene at 1:00.

There are a few other conference committees that need to be disposed of and we assume they will tackle those before the budget.

If the House passes this budget bill, it will need to be voted on by the Senate. Two chances to pass it, but two chances to kill it as well.

Most people under the dome believe this will be the last day. Many of us are hoping it will also be over quickly.  Of course, there is this from House Speaker Ray Merrick to a press pool reporter:

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You can keep up by following us on Twitter @desettiks. We would also suggest following some of the statehouse reporters: @BryanLowry3 (Wichita Eagle), @kprkoranda (Kansas Public Radio), @jshormanCJ (Topeka Capitol-Journal), @LJWpqhancock (Lawrence Journal-World).

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