TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) - There's progress in Topeka toward passing state budgets of $14.5 billion for the next two fiscal years.
House and Senate negotiators reached agreement Friday on a compromise that softens proposed cuts in funding for higher education and state agency salaries.
The House would take up the proposal first. Debate was possible Friday evening, and passage would send it to the Senate.
Legislators reached the compromise while details on a new tax plan were being developed.
A key budget issue is higher education spending. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback wanted to keep it flat over the next two years, but both chambers approved cuts.
Negotiators have agreed to cuts of 1.5 percent in each of the next two fiscal years for state universities.
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