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Kansas state Sen. Laura Kelly, right, a Topeka Democrat, confers with J.G. Scott, center, the top budget analyst on the Legislature's research staff, during a Senate Ways and Means Committee hearing on the prison system's budget, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. To the left, committee Chairman Ty Masterson, an Andover Republican, follows testimony. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kansas state Sen. Laura Kelly, right, a Topeka Democrat, confers with J.G. Scott, center, the top budget analyst on the Legislature's research staff, during a Senate Ways and Means Committee hearing on the prison system's budget, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. To the left, committee Chairman Ty Masterson, an Andover Republican, follows testimony. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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