Lawmakers assemble incentives to lure Chiefs, Royals


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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