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Millions in Sprint state income tax credits expire as key bill fails

Sprint piled up $100 million in Kansas income tax credits that expired after a bill extending a key development incentive failed to win legislative...

Incentives for rural settlement face backlog

Kansas has a backlog of more than 800 people waiting for student loan subsidies that were intended to entice people to settle in rural...

Proposed controls could slow pace of STAR bond applications

Kansas lawmakers are about to get tough on a potent but controversial tax break that critics say has been abused over the years. Republican leaders...

Broadband task force appointed

A new task force to study the state's needs for high-speed Internet service and how to meet those demands has now been appointed. Here's a...

Kansas lawmakers work to fix Israel boycott law

Kansas lawmakers are trying to fix a constitutional flaw in a law passed last year that bars state contractors from boycotting Israel. Legislators are considering...

A.G. responds to ruling striking down damages cap

(Updated to insert comments from attorney general, House speaker and Kansas chamber) A divided Kansas Supreme Court on Friday struck down the state's cap on...

Committee considers last-minute STAR bond restriction

A House-Senate conference committee is considering a last-minute proposal that would place a new restriction on a major tax break used to attract tourism. Democratic...

Tax incentive transparency bill headed to governor

A bill intended to create more openness about the state's development incentives is on its way to the governor. The Legislature has passed a bill...

Kansas Senate poised to tackle high electricity rates

The Kansas Senate is apparently lining up to tackle Kansas’ high electricity rates with a resolution calling on state regulators to keep rates regionally...

Lawmakers move to add arts funding

Lawmakers are moving to put more money into the arts after years of funding cuts that saw the dismantling of the Kansas Arts Commission. A...