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K-State Today

January 9, 2018



Legislative update

By Sue Peterson

The 2018 Kansas Legislature convened Monday, Jan. 8, in the State Capitol in Topeka. Governor Brownback will deliver his final State of the State address to a joint session of the Legislature at 5 p.m. Jan. 9.

On Wednesday, Jan. 10, the House Appropriations and Senate Ways and Means Committee will each hear from Shawn Sullivan, Kansas budget director, on the governor's supplemental budget recommendations for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

Please see the Legislative update Jan. 16 for details on the governor's supplemental budget recommendations for higher education and Kansas State University.

The Kansas Legislative Session's First Adjournment will be Friday, April 6. The veto session will convene on Thursday, April 26. The 90th Day is May 4.

Please see the weekly updates every Tuesday in K-State Today through the 90th Day or Final Adjournment.

In addition, the Office of Governmental Relations will host Kansas Legislative Review Sessions on Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and Feb. 12 in the K-State Student Union's Bluemont Room; and March 2, March 16 and April 13 in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room. These sessions are open to the public and feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.