School-finance lawsuit hangs over 2014 legislative session

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By Dion Lefler and Bryan Lowry
The Wichita Eagle
Published Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at 6:51 a.m.
Updated Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at 7:12 a.m.

Depending on what the court decides, the outcome could be anything from more money for schools to a constitutional showdown over the balance of power between the courts and the Legislature.

Although they use different metaphors, Democrats and Republicans alike say the school ruling, whenever it comes, will influence just about everything that happens under the dome this election year.