New food tax proposal emerges in Senate


A new wrinkle in the tax debate at the Capitol emerged Monday when Senate President Ty Masterson offered a plan to cut the sales tax on food as an alternative to Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's proposal to eliminate the tax immediately.

Masterson came out in support of a new bill that repeals the current law that eliminates the state sales tax on groceries by 2025 and replaces it with ending the sales tax only on healthy foods in 2024.

Appearing before the Senate tax committee on . . .


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