TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is delaying the release of its plan for overhauling the Medicaid program in Kansas until next month so that it has the most current state revenue projections possible, his spokeswoman said Tuesday.

State officials, legislative researchers and university economists are scheduled to meet Nov. 4 to draft a new fiscal forecast that will project tax collections and other revenues through June 2013. The state’s current projections go only through June 2012, and Brownback’s spokeswoman Sherriene Jones-Sontag noted that the governor and legislators will use the new numbers in budgeting next year.

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