Kelly unveils broad spending of surplus funds


Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday rolled out a new spending plan that calls for eliminating the sales tax on food, refunds $250 to every taxpayer and eliminates a $4 fee on vehicle registration renewals.

Sitting on a surplus of about $3 billion, the governor's budget calls for investments in various areas of state government, including stashing away $600 million in a rainy-day fund and spending another $1.8 billion on various one-time spending initiatives.

The budget . . .


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