Lawmakers are blocking Gov. Laura Kelly's plan for reducing property taxes because of skeptics who think it won't have much impact.
The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday voted 15-7 to set aside a proposal for returning $54 million to local governments across the state for reducing property taxes.
The House committee's action mirrored a similar action already taken last month by the Senate's budget-writing committee.
Republicans in the House and Senate questioned whether local governments would use the money to reduce property taxes and, even if they did, would it make much of a . . .