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Kelly won't be allowed to file brief in school finance case


April 18, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Laura Kelly cannot file a brief in support of a law that would add about $90 million annually to public school funding.

The governor on Monday asked the court for permission to file the brief in support of a bill she signed April 5.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the court said on Wednesday that such motions, called amicus briefs, must be filed 30 days before oral arguments in a case. The arguments on the latest effort to address school finance litigation are scheduled for May 9.

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