Kansas lawmakers revive but spike plan to boost income taxes
May 11, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators on Wednesday spiked a proposal that would have increased income taxes to fix the state budget only hours after reviving it, highlighting divisions in both parties that continue to stall work on closing budget gaps and providing additional dollars for public schools.
The Senate voted 22-18 against a bill that would have rolled back past income tax cuts championed by conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback to raise more than $1 billion in new revenue over the next two years. The measure was almost identical to a measure top Republicans in the GOP-co...