To absolutely no ones surprise, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday vetoed a massive tax cut largely aimed at corporations. It was the right thing to do.
At the same time, the veto doesnt mean that Kelly or anyone else should now abandon efforts to make Kansas taxes more fair, particularly for the poor, as soon as possible.
Lawmakers sent the tax cut package to Kellys desk earlier this month. It would have reduced state revenue by roughly $209 million in the first year, including $137 million in business tax cuts. It also would have cut the sales tax on food by 1 percent.