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So they said


▪  “It was a good sleep last night, Governor.” – Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan, at a meeting of the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors as the state announced it had exceeded November revenue estimates by $8 million

▪  “We’re still on thin ice.” – Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, noting the poor prospects for an ending balance

▪  “Budget, budget, budget. Money, money, money.” – Sen. Vicki Schmidt, R-Topeka, predicting the main topic of the 2016 legislative session and mentioning “wild talk, speculation, that we’ll only be there 60 days this year”