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Steve McIntosh
February 17, 2020 - 9:59 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will see a quarterly and year-end financial report. Mayor Brandon Whipple tells KNSS News it's part of the budget-writing process, and that means identifying spending "priorities". The council will also begin discussions on what to do with the space...
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Kansas governor turns to pensions for budget breathing room
KNSS News
January 07, 2020 - 5:06 am
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is proposing that Kansas give itself more breathing room in its budget by slashing annual payments to its pension system for teachers and government workers. On Monday Kelly offered a new version of a plan that the Republican-controlled Legislature spiked last year...
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Rodney Price
November 06, 2019 - 11:39 am
At Wednesday's Sedgwick County Commission meeting, we learned the county is in sound financial shape.
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Steve McIntosh
August 12, 2019 - 9:32 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will approve the city's budget for 2020. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News spending will be up slightly over last year, including funding for 27 new police officers, at $100,000 each.The council will also approve a capitol improvement program. But...
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July 24, 2019 - 12:21 pm
There will be no further investigations of Sedgwick County leadership. The Sedgwick County commission had made a motion in October to investigate, after Sedgwick County Manager Michael Scholes had helped the FBI with their campaign spending investigation of Commissioner Michael O’Donnell. Scholes...
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Steve McIntosh
July 22, 2019 - 10:01 am
At Tusday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will begin discussing next year's budget. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News this is the "first step in letting the community hear it". He says the City will "let the community weigh in multiple times before we approve the final budget in August". For...
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May 29, 2019 - 7:29 pm
Legislators in Kansas have overridden Gov. Laura Kelly's vetoes of several spending items in the next state budget, including an extra payment to the state's public pension system. The House voted 86-30 to override all of Kelly's budget vetoes at once. Republicans leaders had two more votes than...
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May 12, 2019 - 8:16 am
Financial expert Chris Hogan weighs in on how Americans can better budget. Watch the latest video at
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KNSS News
April 28, 2019 - 11:14 am
To help pay for it, the university will cut around $1.5 million a year from the general use budget. This comes after the student body voted in March against doubling the campus infrastructure fee. The increased fees would have helped raise around $38.5 million. Budget cuts will help cover the...
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March 14, 2019 - 11:50 pm
Republican legislators in Kansas helped advance Gov. Laura Kelly's plan to boost funding for public schools Thursday before sending her an income tax relief bill that could make it harder for the state to sustain the new spending. The GOP-controlled Senate voted 32-8 to approve Kelly's proposed...
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