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Kansas voters may give Kelly leeway on raising new revenues


November 9, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly has pledged publicly to avoid increasing taxes but may have some leeway with voters.

She and other officials were waiting Friday for a new fiscal forecast for state government.

A majority of Kansas voters were at least somewhat supportive of increasing taxes to provide additional funds for public schools, according to AP VoteCast, a nationwide survey of about 139,000 voters and nonvoters.

The survey, conducted for The Associated Press by NORC at the University of Chicago, included 3,963 voters and 780 nonvoters in Kansas.

Fifty-eight perce...

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