budget

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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AP
February 14, 2019 - 11:35 pm
Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal...
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January 17, 2019 - 9:51 am
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's proposed budget embraces a proposal to phase in a $364 million increase in funding for public schools over four years. The Democratic governor also proposes to spend $14 million during the budget year beginning in July, to expand the state's Medicaid health coverage for...
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December 09, 2018 - 10:53 am
Border wall funding remains a major sticking point in budget talks; House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy reacts on 'Sunday Morning Futures.' Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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