www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Cousin Eddie's Coolidge -4/19/2014, 6:43 PM

Possibility of grade-school art cutback prompts concern -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Goddard City Council to vote on swimming pool complex -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Downtown Bike Station will help encourage more people to ride -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Wicked ghost town saloon turned into Coolidge bed and breakfast -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Two plead in connection with murder -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

Salina man who collected child porn placed on probation -4/19/2014, 5:40 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Gov. staff outlines Kansas budget proposal

Published on -1/16/2014, 10:22 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing minor funding changes in the current fiscal year, including restoration of salary cuts for state university employees imposed last year by Kansas legislators.

Details of the $6 billion budget are being shared Thursday with members of the House and Senate budget committees.

Interim budget director Jon Hummell describes the increases for higher education, veterans and public schools as targeted expenditures. They include a plan to fund all-day kindergarten at $16 million, restore more than $5 million in university salary cuts and give state classified employees a 1.5 percent wage increase.

Most of the budget was settled by legislators in 2013. The goal was to create two-year budgets for the current fiscal year, which began July 1, 2013, and the 2015 budget.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos