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House bill would change funding for Kansas Water Plan


February 11, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A bill in the Kansas House would earmark $8 million in lottery proceeds to finance state water programs.

The bill would require that $8 million in appropriations to the State Water Plan be drawn entirely from the Economic Development Initiatives Fund, which uses lottery revenue. Currently, state law requires that $6 million in general fund revenue and $2 million from the economic initiatives fund go to the water plan.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the new bill would take the entire $8 million from the EDIF.

The bill's sponsor, Rep. Tom Sloan, a Lawrence Democrat,...

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