KEPC UPDATE: Kansas Legislature takes 4 day weekend

Afternoon Update: Kansas Legislature takes a four-day weekend
 
After passing a House version of school finance on a final vote this morning, the Kansas Legislature has adjourned for an unpaid four-day Memorial Day weekend.
 
The Kansas House passed House Bill 2410, the school finance rewrite, by a final vote of 84 to 39Here’s how the House members voted.
 
Many legislators supported the bill despite saying it is not adequately funded and that the Kansas Supreme Court may say so, resulting in a special session this summer.
 
The House did not take up a tax bill voted out of a conference committee by House/Senate negotiators.
 
The Senate version of school finance was voted out of a Senate committee this week.  It is House Bill 2187.  The language of the bill and a description of what’s in it was not available at the time of this writing.