Kelly vetoes tax bill, presents lawmakers with ‘Catch-22’ as session nears close


Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday vetoed a $1.56 billion tax bill that would move the state to a two-tier structure, but she offered a new last-minute alternative for the Legislature to consider when it returns this week.

Kelly's latest tax proposal, which resembles a plan she introduced at the start of the legislative session, would cost the state general fund about $1.3 billion in the first three years, according to an SSJ

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