budget http://kmuw.org en Brownback Releases Details Of Budget Plan http://kmuw.org/post/brownback-releases-details-budget-plan <p>Governor Sam Brownback is proposing a reversal of some state university salary cuts and a raise for classified state employees. He's also hoping to rewrite the Department of Corrections budget.</p><p>Senator Ty Masterson, an Andover Republican, chairs the Senate's budget committee. He says most of the governor's proposed $460 million dollar spending increase is allocated for corrections, but some lawmakers will still have concerns.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:23:53 +0000 Stephen Koranda 29000 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 4.9.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-4913 <p><em>&nbsp;Kansas budget still not set as lawmakers take a break from the Statehouse; The Kansas Board of Education is set to adopt new history standards; Rain helps crops a little as spring planting begins.</em></p><p><strong>Kan. 2014 Budget In Flux As Lawmakers Adjourn</strong></p><p>Kansas legislators left for their month-long break without finalizing the state's $14 billion budget.</p><p><a href="http://kmuw.org/post/kan-2014-budget-flux-lawmakers-adjourn">More...</a></p><p><strong>Kan. Ed Board Set To Approve History Standards</strong></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:19:26 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 15378 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 4.9.13 Top Morning News 3.25.13 (UPDATED) http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-32513-updated <p><strong><em>Updated 9:30 AM</em></strong></p><p><em>The Kansas House and Senate will negotiate differences in their budget proposals; Pilot program for Kansas school districts under consideration; Lawmakers need more information on corporate farming law; Delaware tribe may more headquarters to Kan.</em></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Delaware Tribe May Move Headquarters to&nbsp;Kan.</strong></p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:24:08 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 14642 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 3.25.13 (UPDATED) County Commissioners Hear Concerns About 2013 Budget http://kmuw.org/post/county-commissioners-hear-concerns-about-2013-budget <p>Sedgwick county residents Wednesday voiced concerns to the county commissioners about recommended cuts in the proposed 2013 budget.</p><p>The public hearing on the budget was the first of three feedback sessions scheduled before the commissioners are expected to adopt a budget on August 15.</p><p>County residents expressed concern over cuts to senior centers, Exploration Place, and the County Extention Center, and the closure of Judge Riddle Boys Ranch.</p><p>Under the recommended budget senior centers would be cut $66,300.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:55:02 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 3034 at http://kmuw.org Proposed Sedgwick County Budget Includes Broad Cuts, Layoffs http://kmuw.org/post/proposed-sedgwick-county-budget-includes-broad-cuts-layoffs <p>The Sedgwick County Manager Wednesday presented his 2013 recommended budget to the commissioners. It proposes layoffs, cuts to services and closing the Judge Riddel Boys Ranch.</p><p>County Manager Bill Buchanan said he had to do &ldquo;less with less&rdquo; to reach the goal of eliminating the county&rsquo;s $9.3 million deficit by the end of 2013.</p><p>Buchanan said in their analysis the budget team focused on the core missions of programs and looked for duplications of services.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:23:00 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 2619 at http://kmuw.org Proposed Sedgwick County Budget Includes Broad Cuts, Layoffs Proposed Sedgwick County Budget Includes Cuts, Layoffs http://kmuw.org/post/proposed-sedgwick-county-budget-includes-cuts-layoffs <p>The Sedgwick County manager will present his recommended budget for 2013 to the county commissioners Wednesday. It will include cuts to jobs and services.</p><p>In a meeting with reporters Monday morning sedgwick county manager Bill Buchanan said the county will have to do less with less to eliminate the $9.3 million deficit.</p><p>Buchanan said his proposed budget will bring the deficit to zero by the end of 2013. Details of the budget and cuts will be outlined when he presents the budget to the county commissioners Wednesday.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 2495 at http://kmuw.org Richard Crowson: A Historically Low Note http://kmuw.org/post/historically-low-note-0 <p></p> Fri, 24 Jun 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Richard Crowson 1709 at http://kmuw.org Richard Crowson: A Historically Low Note