A House committee signed off on a new package of development incentives that is now estimated to cost taxpayers almost $1.3 billion and would spend down the state's reserves by hundreds of millions of dollars over the next four years.
Working on a strict timeline to land a 3-million-square-foot manufacturing plant, the House Commerce Committee approved the incentive package that Gov. Laura Kelly has been seeking for one of the biggest development projects in state history.
The governor has been aggressively campaigning for the incentives with an array of social media posts - including testimonials from . . .