(Updated to reflect comments from Kansas Chamber, Kansas Action for Children, Kansas House speaker)
State revenue forecasters predicted sunny financial times ahead, boosting revenue estimates by more than a half-billion dollars for 2020 and 2021.
New consensus revenue estimates released late Thursday showed the state bringing in an extra $525.5 million for the current fiscal year and next.
"We are experiencing and should continue experiencing steady growth," said state Budget Director Larry Campbell.
"I have moved from a perfect storm of uncertainty to cautiously optimistic," he said.
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly embraced the new numbers, foreshadowing that they . . .