Senate Majority Leader Derek Schmidt announced that various
groups appear close to striking a deal on a budget-balancing bill.
Schmidt, an Independence Republican, sets the chamber's calendar
and postponed the debate until Tuesday.
He made the announcement just minutes before the Senate was to
begin debating a bill that included $127 million in cuts in the $13
billion budget legislators already have approved for the fiscal
year that begins July 1. It also would increase revenues $122
Gov. Mark Parkinson also scheduled a news conference for Monday
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.