Capitol Digest: What you missed from Monday

The Kansas state capitol building is located in downtown Topeka on land donated by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad company. Construction began in 1866 and was officially completed 37 years later in 1903 at a total cost of just over 3.2 million dollars. The building is over 300 feet tall and is 17 feet taller than the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C.

The Legislature raced along like a freight train Monday, tossing aside vetoes from the governor while still working legislation as the session nears an end.

Here's our best recount of what happened on Monday with Tuesday expected to be no less harried.

  • Losing funds: Budget director Adam Proffitt is warning that the state is at risk of losing many millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief money if it doesn't add more money for higher education.
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