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$285 million statehouse restoration continues

Kansas lawmakers may be cutting millions from public education and social services, but the $285 million restoration of the Kansas Statehouse continues.

Lawmakers got an update on the work Thursday and received some good news: for now at least, the price tag of the work has stopped going up.

Dramatic increases to the cost of the restoration have become an annual tradition in the Statehouse, with the current price tag more than double an initial estimate.