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Kansas governor vetoes property tax bill, 2 other measures


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly has vetoed a property tax bill and two other measures approved by the Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature.

Kelly said in a statement Monday that each of the bills could create financial problems for state and local governments when they're stressed because of economic woes caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Republicans described one bill that Kelly vetoed as a tax transparency measure. It could require city and county commissions to have public hearings and take a specific vote if they planned to spend increases in property tax revenue...

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