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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...

STAR bonds on trial: Legislation aims to tighten up on powerful tax incentive

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The calls for reform began more than a decade ago. Lawmakers became enraged in 2005 when they learned that proceeds from a powerful tax incentive...

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...

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...

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...

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...