Kelly vetoes ‘Biden bucks bill,’ fix to election law

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A legislative attempt to fix an election law facing a legal challenge was derailed when it was vetoed by the governor because it was packaged with a bill that bars government agencies from accepting or spending so-called "Biden bucks" related to elections.

"There is no reason to potentially restrict the use of federal funds for election purposes," Gov. Laura Kelly said in a statement when she vetoed the bill on Friday.

"Kansas is already one of the lowest-ranking states for use of utilizing federal funding," Kelly said.

"Accepting these dollars helps Kansas ensure . . .


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