Ex-Senate leader to help lead Kansas governor's tax study
June 21, 2019
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is giving a key role in a study of Kansas tax laws to a former Republican state Senate leader who was ousted after conflicts with one of her GOP predecessors over tax cuts.
Kelly announced Thursday that former Senate President Steve Morris will serve as co-chairman of the Governor's Council on Tax Reform. Kelly noted in her announcement that she served with Morris in the Senate before she was elected governor last year.
She called for a study of the state's tax system while vetoing two tax relief bills pushed by top Republicans in the GOP-co...