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By John Hanna
AP Political Writer 

GOP lawmakers in Kansas working on new income tax proposals


April 27, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republican lawmakers in Kansas are working on new proposals for raising income taxes to fix the state budget that include a plan similar to one GOP Gov. Sam Brownback vetoed earlier this year.

Brownback told reporters Wednesday that he has given legislators multiple options for raising new revenues but that he still supports moving Kansas to a personal income tax with a single rate for all filers. Kansas currently has separate rates for lower- and upper-income earners, and some legislators would like to add a third rate for the highest earners.

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