State fiscal forecast improves dramatically


Kansas revenue forecasters on Friday offered up a brighter picture of the state's fiscal health, showing a dramatically smaller deficit than what was projected earlier this year when the coronavirus pandemic forced a shutdown of the state's economy.

A new consensus revenue forecast released on Friday showed the state running a $363 million surplus in the current fiscal year ending next June and a $152 million deficit for the following fiscal year.

It's significantly better than the estimated $700 million deficit projected for the . . .


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