Kentucky Sen. Bob Leeper, I-Paducah, left, talked with Sen. Dan Seum, R-Fairdale, during Thursday's session. Leeper, who heads the chamber's budget committee, briefed his colleagues behind closed doors before bringing the budget to the floor for a vote.
Kentucky Sen. Bob Leeper, I-Paducah, left, talked with Sen. Dan Seum, R-Fairdale, during Thursday's session. Leeper, who heads the chamber's budget committee, briefed his colleagues behind closed doors before bringing the budget to the floor for a vote. AP
Kentucky Sen. Bob Leeper, I-Paducah, left, talked with Sen. Dan Seum, R-Fairdale, during Thursday's session. Leeper, who heads the chamber's budget committee, briefed his colleagues behind closed doors before bringing the budget to the floor for a vote. AP

Kentucky Senate approves two-year budget; next, negotiations with House

March 22, 2012 9:36 PM