When federal stimulus dollars don’t go far enough


The stimulus money looks tantalizing.

An estimated $1.25 billion.

It would be almost enough to cover the state's decline in revenues for this year and next.

But the state doesn't think it can touch it — at least for filling holes in the budget.

Kansas state government is expected to get at least $1.25 billion — maybe more — out of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package signed into law last month.

It's a big chunk of change but for one small problem.

State . . .


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