DALLAS - The struggle to balance the Kansas state budget for fiscal 2009 will continue despite the departure of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to become President Obama's health secretary.

Sebelius was introduced by President Obama as his nominee for the Department of Health and Human Services post at a news conference yesterday. If she is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Lieut. Gov. Mark Parkinson will replace Sebelius.

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