Clock winding down on cutting food sales tax


At the outset of this year's session of the Kansas Legislature, the top Democrat in the House was upbeat about the likelihood of cutting the state's sales tax on food.

"I wasn't too worried about that," Rep. Tom Sawyer said. "It seemed like there was enough support on both sides, it was going to happen."

Now, with the Legislature speeding toward its spring break at the end of this week, Sawyer wonders if GOP leadership will move a bill.

"It does seem like they keep putting it off and putting it off," Sawyer said.

"The sooner you . . .


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