DALLAS — The Kansas Senate on Wednesday approved a $13.6 billion general fund budget for fiscal 2011 that will require lawmakers to raise taxes by at least $350 million.

The measure now goes to the House, which rejected a balanced-budget proposal from its appropriations committee that included no tax increases but would have cut state spending on public education and social services. A coalition of Democrats and moderate Republicans combined to defeat the measure by a margin of 74 to 45.

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