Kelly pulls Board of Tax Appeals appointment

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Gov. Laura Kelly said Thursday she withdrew her Kansas Board of Tax Appeals nominee, who was facing opposition from the business community over whether he had a conflict of interest in the ongoing “dark store” debate over appraising property.

Kelly said that the Senate didn't confirm nominee Robin Marx to the board during the recently completed special session and thought it would be better to withdraw the nomination now and resubmit it again next year when the Legislature reconvenes.

The nomination came at a politically precarious time for state senators who are up for reelection this year and would . . .

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