House proposal puts $102 million into roads

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The bank of KDOT may soon be open for deposits.

After years of diverting millions of dollars from the Kansas Department of Transportation to other parts of the state budget, lawmakers are moving toward putting money back into the agency to jump-start road projects delayed a couple years ago.

The Kansas House has been working quietly in recent weeks on a plan to put about $102 million a year back into KDOT that at one point was taken from the agency to use for school transportation expenses.

A budget subcommittee recommended the change, which recently was adopted by the . . .

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