The Latest: Kansas House leader skeptical of tobacco plan

The chairwoman of the Kansas Senate Ways and Means Committee said she wants to consider proposals for cutting spending to eliminate a shortfall in the current state budget.

Brownback wants to liquidate the investment fund and loan those revenues to general government programs, paying it back over seven years — and avoiding cuts.

Brownback's proposals include diverting highway funds to general government programs, scaling back the state's contributions to public employee pensions and liquidating a state investment fund.

Democrats blame the state's budget problems on personal income tax cuts enacted by Republican legislators...
8 Published By - National News - 2017.01.11. 20:45
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