School Counselor Legislative Reports

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June 18, 2017

    • School finance signed by Governor - KS Supreme Court will take a look
    • Working after retirement measure signed
    • The budget

June 6, 2017

June 4, 2017

June 2, 2017

May 31, 2017

May 25, 2017

May 24, 2017

May 23, 2017

May 22, 2017

May 21, 2017

May 19, 2017

May 17, 2017

May 16, 2017

May 15, 2017

  • School finance passes committee finally!
  • Income tax proposal: just go back to 2012
  • Sales tax on some services passes House

May 12, 2017

    • Income tax hike fails in Senate
    • House Chairman introduces new income tax bill with school surcharge
    • School finance update
    • 20 mills for schools moves without tax abatement change
    • Governor approves bill changing KPERS and what qualifies

May 5, 2017

    • Legislature may work this weekend
    • School finance still in process
    • 20 mills renewed with change to property tax abatement
    • KPERS working After Retirement
    • Income tax:  talk but no action yet

April 7, 2017

    • House committee has a school finance bill
    • Legislature moves toward first adjournment with FY 17 budget
    • Senate crushes the flat tax

March 31, 2017

March 24, 2017

    • Lawmakers & Educators Understanding House School Finance Bill
    • Senate Committee Passes a Budget
    • Income Taxes & Current Budget
    • Senate Rejects Budget Cuts for Education
    • Taxes & Education
  • TABOR Hearing is Held

January 27th, 2017

  • Education Commissioner Watson tells Legislators, "More Counselors!"

  • Here's an Opportunity to Put Counselors in Front of Legislators

  • Lawmakers Review Governor's Plan to Tinker with KPERS

  • What if We Just Cut the Budget?

January 20, 2017

  • Activity slow on education issues

  • “State checks will start bouncing in March”

  • Committee says, “Don’t mess with KPERS” 

  • Regents update lawmakers

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Prepared and submitted by Bernie Koch, KCA Lobbyist,

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