The following statement is attributed to Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka:
“I don’t know what Sam Brownback and his legislative allies expected when they eliminated the school finance formula thereby eliminating all equity components — proving they are out of step with Kansans who value good, quality public schools.
“Years of reckless fiscal policies have taken a toll on public education. It’s time for the Governor and Republican legislators to stop playing games with our children’s future and restore the cuts they made to our schools.”
Read more about the issue in this article from the Topeka Capital-Journal entitled ‘Kansas school funding ruling roils Legislature, provoking fury toward justices‘