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Board of Regents OKs funding increase for state universities


September 21, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Board of Regents has approved an $85 million funding increase for state universities during the next two years.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports the request approved Thursday would restore funding cut by the Kansas Legislature in 2009. Lawmakers will have to approve the funding increase.

The request includes $50 million for fiscal year 2020, which begins in July, and an additional $35 million for the fiscal year 2021.

The board's official budget document will be submitted to the governor and Legislature by Oct. 1.

The state's current funding of state unive...

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