Tag: tax relief

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — When Mary Coffman and her husband moved to Overland Park from Oklahoma City in 2014, they found a comparable home — and expected their property taxes to be about the same,…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a tax relief plan from the Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature for the second time in two months, arguing that even the new, smaller measure would…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials issued a new fiscal forecast Thursday that’s slightly more optimistic about how much tax revenue the state should expect to collect over the next two years, creating a little…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republican lawmakers in Kansas struggled Wednesday to find enough GOP votes to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a tax relief bill despite a strong push to save the…

Last week, a majority of Republicans in the Kansas Senate ignored the will of their constituents by giving $190 million in tax relief for wealthy individuals and multinational corporations. The tax break comes from Republicans’…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Democrats are attacking a Republican tax relief bill approved Thursday by the state Senate as a give-away to large corporations and managed to peel away a couple of GOP votes…

Republican legislators are playing a dangerous game with state tax funding given some of the crises the state faces. Last week, lawmakers advanced out of committee a tax relief bill designed to prevent the state…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — New Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly told Kansas legislators Wednesday that the state faces an emergency in its child welfare system and is “completely unprepared” for the next national economic downturn. Kelly…