Lawmakers assemble incentives to lure Chiefs, Royals

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State lawmakers on Monday started putting together an incentives package that could be used to bring the Chiefs or the Royals to the Kansas side of the state line.

A House-Senate conference committee started rewriting the state law that would make a lucrative tax incentive known as STAR bonds available to a professional sports team.

The Chiefs and Royals "are certainly our primary target," said Republican state Rep. Sean Tarwater, chair of the House commerce committee.

"We constructed the bill in such a way that there could be two different sports teams that come," said Tarwater, who was wearing . . .

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