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

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

Proposed controls could slow pace of STAR bond applications

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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...

Incentives for rural settlement face backlog

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

Broadband task force appointed

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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...

Committee considers last-minute STAR bond restriction

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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...

Kansas Senate poised to tackle high electricity rates

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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

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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...

Kansans for Life opposing Toland nomination

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Kansans for Life has come out against David Toland's nomination for commerce secretary, sending a letter to senators questioning his relationship to a memorial...

Kansas lawmakers work to fix Israel boycott law

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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...

Tax incentive transparency bill headed to governor

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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...