Moran, Roberts balk at calls for funds to fill budget gaps

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Republican U.S. Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts say they're reluctant to move quickly to give states more money to fill deep budget holes created by efforts to control the coronavirus.

"I don't think it's the responsibility of Kansas taxpayers to help states and localities to recover from their ill-advised poor judgment of spending more money than they are capable of affording," Moran said Friday morning.

Moran made his comments during a news conference held by the University of Kansas Health System that was broadcast on Facebook.

His comments came two days after Senate Majority . . .

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