The two-year state budget proposed last week by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback contains $6.08 billion in general fund spending in fiscal 2014 with a rebound to $6.15 billion in 2015. The spending plan for the next fiscal year is more than $100 million less than in fiscal 2013.

The state should realize a 7.5% ending balance each year, Brownback said, or about $450 million.

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