Sales tax proposal faces challenge in Kansas House; House leaders disagree over use of ending balance; Kansans set Guinness World Record.
Sales Tax Proposal Faces Challenge In KS House
The Kansas Senate could vote on Gov. Sam Brownback's tax proposal this week, but some are questioning whether one of its main provisions can pass the House.
House Leaders Disagree On Using State's Ending Balance
Supporters and opponents of a bill that would bar local governments and public entities from spending tax dollars on lobbying gathered Monday.
The bill would affect the abilities of cities, counties and universities to support or oppose legislation and make it a crime to spend public money on lobbying.
Manhattan Mayor Loren Pepperd says lobbying helped them get an airport, and allows them to stay on top of what’s happening in Topeka.
He says he talks to their local lawmakers, but that’s not enough.
Panel to debate Gov's tax plan; Bill would bar public entities and governments from using tax dollars to lobby; Bill would ban sex-selective abortions.
Kansas Senate Panel To Debate Gov's Tax Proposals
Gov. Sam Brownback's tax plan is facing a crucial early test of its support among Kansas legislators.
In the Kansas House Friday, work on a technical bill that would make adjustments to last year's tax cut turned into a debate over Governor Sam Brownback's latest tax plan.