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March 13, 2018

Legislative update

Submitted by Sue Peterson

The Kansas Legislature is turning attention mid-week to hearings on budget bills. Specifically, the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Ways and Means Committees will receive briefings on the governor's budget recommendations in the respective committees on Wednesday, March 14.

On March 16, the Legislature will be briefed on the K-12 school finance report commissioned by the Legislature to examine funding for schools in Kansas. When the report is publicly available, it will be posted on the governmental relations website.

View a PDF list of bills pertaining to higher education and K-State. 

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 Friday, May 4. Please see the weekly updates every Tuesday in K-State Today through the 90th day or final adjournment.

The Office of Governmental Relations also will host Kansas Legislative Review Sessions from noon to 1 p.m. March 16 in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room and March 30 in the K-State Student Union's Bluemont Room. These sessions are open to all faculty, staff and students; feel free to bring a brown-bag lunch.