negotiations http://wkms.org en Lawmakers Bust Myth with Open Budget Negotiations http://wkms.org/post/lawmakers-bust-myth-open-budget-negotiations <p>Kentucky lawmakers busted a myth late last week when they reached agreement on a $19 billion state budget without retreating out of public view.&nbsp; In the past, negotiators have worked out details of the Commonwealth&#39;s budget behind closed doors with shades down, hallways roped off and state troopers standing guard.&nbsp; Negotiators this year allowed Kentucky Educational Television cameras to run throughout the proceedings. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:34:26 +0000 Todd Hatton 17477 at http://wkms.org Lawmakers Bust Myth with Open Budget Negotiations