Lawmakers: Gov. Brownback preferred a tax veto override
June 18, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback told a small group of lawmakers during a closed-door meeting that it would be politically better for him if the Legislature overrode his veto and repealed tax cuts he advocated rather than present another plan for him to sign, according to three lawmakers who attended the meeting.
The meeting on the day the Kansas Legislature overrode Brownback's veto of the tax bill helped persuade some conservative Republicans to vote to override the veto, The Kansas City Star reported (http://bit.ly/2s5u02N ).
Other lawmakers who attended the meeting disputed that...