From Associated Press
The 21-17 vote Monday by which the Kansas Senate approved a $13.6 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that protects education funding but requires a tax increase to balance.
A “yes” vote was to pass the bill and send it to Democratic Gov. Mark Parkinson, who supports it. A “no” vote was against the bill.
Of the 31 Republicans, 13 voted “yes,” 16 voted “no,” and 2 did not vote.
Of the 9 Democrats, 8 voted “yes” and 1 voted “no.”
REPUBLICANS VOTING YES
Jay Emler, Lindsborg. Terrie Huntington, Fairway. Bob Marshall, Fort Scott. Carolyn McGinn, Sedgwick. Steve Morris, Hugoton. Ralph Ostmeyer, Grinnell. Tim Owens, Overland Park. Roger Reitz, Manhattan. Vicki Schmidt, Topeka. Jean Schodorf, Wichita. Ruth Teichman, Stafford. Dwayne Umbarger, Thayer. John Vratil, Leawood.
REPUBLICANS VOTING NO
Steve Abrams, Arkansas City. Pat Apple, Louisburg. Jim Barnett, Emporia. Karin Brownlee, Olathe. Terry Bruce, Hutchinson. Jeff Colyer, Overland Park. Les Donovan, Wichita. Tim Huelskamp, Fowler. Dick Kelsey, Goddard. Julia Lynn, Olathe. Ty Masterson, Andover. Mike Petersen, Wichita. Mary Pilcher-Cook, Shawnee. Dennis Pyle, Hiawatha. Derek Schmidt, Independ-ence. Susan Wagle, Wichita.
REPUBLICANS NOT VOTING
Pete Brungardt, Salina. Mark Taddiken, Clifton.
DEMOCRATS VOTING YES
Oletha Faust-Goudeau, Wichita. Marci Francisco, Lawrence. David Haley, Kansas City. Anthony Hensley, Topeka. Tom Holland, Baldwin City. Laura Kelly, Topeka. Kelly Kultala, Kansas City. Janis Lee, Kensington.
DEMOCRATS VOTING NO
Chris Steineger, Kansas City.