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Legislature passes bill delaying property tax payments

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The Kansas Legislature early Friday morning passed a bill delaying property tax payments and requiring more public disclosure when local governments collect extra tax...

Senate passes property tax transparency bill with a twist

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The Kansas Senate on Thursday approved a bill requiring more public disclosure when local governments collect extra tax dollars from rising property values and...

Senate panel recommends delay for property taxes

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A Senate committee Wednesday recommended delaying property tax payments without penalty as one of a series of tax bills it's positioning to send to...

Kelly predicts help seeking aid for budget deficit

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Gov. Laura Kelly said Monday she expects the state's congressional delegation will warm to the idea of using federal dollars to help offset the...

Moran, Roberts balk at calls for funds to fill budget gaps

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Republican U.S. Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts say they're reluctant to move quickly to give states more money to fill deep budget holes...

When federal stimulus dollars don’t go far enough

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The stimulus money looks tantalizing. An estimated $1.25 billion. It would be almost enough to cover the state's decline in revenues for this year and next. But...

State revenue estimates cut $1.3 billion

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(Developing: Will be updated) As the U.S. economy struggles with the country in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic, Kansas is lowering revenue projections by...

Lawmakers block Kelly’s property tax proposal

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Lawmakers are blocking Gov. Laura Kelly's plan for reducing property taxes because of skeptics who think it won't have much impact. The House Appropriations Committee...

Lawmakers seek to boost leadership office budgets

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A legislative committee on Monday agreed to add $141,000 to the state budget for boosting the office budgets of House and Senate leadership. The House...

Will an offset save proposed tax on digital goods?

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An offsetting tax reduction may be needed to save a proposal by Gov. Laura Kelly's administration to tax digital goods. "The first step, if it...