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Part of Kansas governor's budget plan appears doomed

A key part of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's budget plan appears doomed, creating potential trouble for her proposals to boost education funding and expand Medicaid.    Opposition hardened swiftly Friday, a day after the Democratic governor proposed cutting the state's annual payments to its pension system for teachers and government workers.

New Kansas governor names prison and health chiefs

Kansas Governor-elect Laura Kelly has announced her pick for some cabinet positions as she prepares to takes office on Monday.Kelly plans to put a former corrections secretary back in charge of the Kansas prison system and have a military doctor run the state health department.