Kansas prisons spend almost four times as much on overtime pay as they did six years ago.
The state paid out more than $8.2 million on overtime in fiscal year 2018 and is on track to spend even more in 2019, with overtime exceeding $5 million in just the first half of the fiscal year.
Thats compared to fiscal year 2013, when the state paid out just $1.8 million in overtime.
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