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BREAKING NEWS

Kansas Budget Provides For New Topeka Crime Lab

KSAL StaffJune 3, 2013

The budget approved by Kansas lawmakers over the weekend includes funding for two priorities of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.

KBI officials have been working for years to secure funding for a new crime lab in Topeka. The current lab is housed in the converted basement of an old school that was built in 1928.

The new state budget includes up to $3.5 million to plan and design a $55 million lab at Washburn University in Topeka. Washburn will build the facility and recover the costs by leasing it back to the KBI.

Lawmakers also voted to complete the funding for a new KBI Child Victims Unit that was established last year.

Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the unit will focus especially on investigating sex crimes against children.

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