New incentives for electric, hydrogen vehicle assembly plant left hanging as Legislature adjourned


As the clock wound down on the Kansas Legislature, a major piece of economic development legislation was left on the table that didn't make any headlines, although it was portrayed as potentially revolutionary for the state.

While lawmakers debated overriding Gov. Laura Kelly's many vetoes, they quickly took up a package of economic development incentives that was introduced in the Senate in early April and in the House just two days before the session ended.

The incentives were drawn up for electric and hydrogen-powered vehicle assembly plants, although some lawmakers believe it has implications for Panasonic, the . . .


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