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The Latest: Kansas legislative negotiators agree on tax hike


April 30, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature reconvening to tackle thorny budget and tax issues (all times local):

6:33 p.m.

Kansas legislators have drafted a new plan to fix the state budget by increasing personal income taxes that is similar to one Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vetoed.

Negotiators for the state House and Senate agreed on the details Monday evening. They believe their plan would raise $979 million over two years.

The plan emerged from talks among top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature. It would boost income tax rates and return Kansas to having thr...

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