State Budgets: Kansas Imposes Cuts, Studies Agency Consolidation

December 31, 2008

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D) announced recently that the state’s budget this year faces a $211 million shortfall, and the 2010 budget faces a shortfall of over $1 billion (out of $10 billion total). In addition to ordering 3% across-the-board cuts, Sebelius is also studying agency consolidation possibilities. Unable to make payments to school districts, the state in December began borrowing from various dedicated funds.

More on Kansas here.

Was this page helpful to you?


Thank You!

The Tax Foundation works hard to provide insightful tax policy analysis. Our work depends on support from members of the public like you. Would you consider contributing to our work?

Contribute to the Tax Foundation

Related Articles