Kelly renews push for $250 tax rebates; received coolly by GOP


As the legislative session winds down, Gov. Laura Kelly is renewing her call for a $250 tax rebate, asking lawmakers Thursday to approve a $460 million budget amendment.

The governor's budget director, Adam Proffitt, requested the money during an appearance before a joint meeting of the Senate and House budget-writing committees Thursday.

Proffitt told the committee that the governor is seeking the money in the context of flourishing revenue estimates and the rising cost of inflation.

"She feels strongly that the quickest way to provide any level of relief to all Kansans, senior citizens, those with families, those . . .


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