TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Work on pension legislation in the Kansas Legislature stalled Tuesday when House members pressed for a vote in the Senate on creating a 401(k)-style retirement plan for teachers and government workers instead of studying the idea.

Senate negotiators resisted, and the chamber's top Democrat insisted House members should vote on senators' version of legislation attacking long-term funding problems facing the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System.

The three senators and three House members then ended their talks for the day, without scheduling another meeting.

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