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Kansas Senate's GOP leaders cancel debate on tax increases

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) –  Republican leaders in the GOP-dominated Kansas Senate have cancelled a debate over raising taxes to close a state budget shortfall.

Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce confirmed the decision shortly before the debate was to begin Thursday. 91 more words

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Governor signs bill overhauling unemployment program

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas will change how it collects taxes from businesses to finance benefits for unemployed workers, and three school districts will receive additional state funds because of decisions made Monday by Gov. 573 more words

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Governor, lawmakers give Kansas school districts extra funds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and legislative leaders have approved a total of nearly $302,000 in extra funding for three public school districts. 106 more words

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Governor, lawmakers give Kansas school districts extra funds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and legislative leaders have approved a total of nearly $302,000 in extra funding for three public school districts. 105 more words

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The Predicted Kansas Economic Collapse That Wasn't

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article on the state of Kansas’s economy post-Governor Brownback’s controversial 2012 tax cuts. If you remember the coverage then, the left went absolutely crazy that the gradual phasing out of state income tax, as well as complete abolition of corporate income taxes on small businesses, would drive Kansas’s economy into a Mad Max-style hellscape. 301 more words

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The deal behind the Uber deal in Kansas

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Uber’s making a comeback in Kansas. Or at least it’s trying to.

After the ride hailing service shut itself down in Kansas last week it met with lawmakers for a second go-round all this week. 294 more words

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Governor focused on consumption taxes to fix budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says Kansas legislators shouldn’t abandon what he calls a pro-growth policy of moving away from income taxes even as they raise new revenues to balance the state budget. 95 more words

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