Kansas Fiscal Facts
Kansas Fiscal Facts includes information on the Kansas state budget. It is intended to inform legislators and others, particularly those without budget experience, by providing basic budgetary facts.
Information contained in this document reflects expenditures approved by the 2017 Legislature for state fiscal year 2018 (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018) and state fiscal year 2019 (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019). Comparison information to prior years is also included.
FY 2017 data reflect estimates as approved by the Legislature and will differ from actual expenditures.
Information contained in the Overview section and in the Budget Detail by Function of Government section reflects amounts approved by the 2017 Legislature.
The opening section of the document provides an overview of the state budget, including descriptive information on the approved budget, trends data, state personnel, and state revenues.
Following the overview, detailed information is provided for each of the six functions of government, including approved levels of expenditures and staffing for each state agency. Budget highlights from the 2017 Session are included for each function of government, as is other descriptive information.
A glossary of selected budget terms is included at the end of this document. A list of legislative fiscal analyst assignments is also included, should there be a need for additional information regarding a particular agency budget.
The reader is encouraged to keep this document as a handy reference tool. Suggestions for improvements are always welcome.