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Top Morning News 01.16.13


Gov. Brownback calls for more tax cuts in his 2013 State of the State address; New group jumps into the Kansas school funding debate; Wichita City Council approves bonds for sports complex.

Governor Proposes More Tax Cuts In 2013 State Of The State

Gov. Sam Brownback has called for a fresh round of aggressive cuts in the state's income taxes and changes in the state's constitution to rein in the judiciary.

Brownback also used his State of the State address last night to defend massive income tax reductions that were enacted last year. However, his plan for further reductions is tied to keeping the state sales tax at its current rate, rather letting it drop in July as previously planned.


Wichita City Council Approves Bonds For Sports Complex

The Wichita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve phase one of the STAR Bond project plan. The plan that will help establish a multi-sport athletic complex in northeast Wichita.