House, Senate pass transportation plans


With time growing short in the legislative session, the Kansas Legislature took strides to pass a new 10-year transportation plan aimed at meeting more than $18 billion in needs.

The House and the Senate on Monday passed multi-year transportation plans that, while different, became easier to merge together with a key tweak added Monday evening.

"I don't think we're that far off to tell you the truth," said Republican Sen. Carolyn McGinn, who led efforts to craft the transportation plan in the Senate.

"There are some things that the House put in there that we're . . .


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