Kelly vetoes second tax bill, says it would ‘decimate’ state finances


For the second time, Gov. Laura Kelly has vetoed a tax bill aimed at returning millions in revenue that the state is expected to collect as a result of changes in the federal tax code.

In this case, Kelly vetoed the Legislature's second run at returning a so-called revenue windfall attributable to changes in the tax code passed by Congress.

The revised tax bill vetoed by the governor would have given up about $239 million over three years, compared to the approximately $504 million that would . . .


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