Kansas governor vetoes Republicans' proposed income tax cuts
April 16, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed proposed income tax cuts in Kansas, the third time in two years that she has rejected a Republican plan and accused GOP lawmakers of trying to revive a nationally notorious fiscal experiment.
The bill would have saved individuals and businesses $284 million over three years. But Kelly, a former state senator, said she saw the damage done to schools and infrastructure by past tax cuts.
"I can't let that happen again," she told reporters at the Statehouse.
Top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature immediately promis...