Olson and the tax vote: No trades, no regrets, no resignation


As the Legislature adjourned for 2023 last Friday night and lawmakers scattered to the four corners of the state, there were whispers about the future of Sen. Rob Olson.

Just a day earlier, the Olathe Republican stunned many when he cast a critical vote that  blocked the Senate from reconsidering a major tax bill vetoed by the governor.

Olson had voted for a version of the tax cut legislation three times earlier and revealed on the Senate floor that he would part with his caucus and vote against the bill.

The rumors immediately started circulating as the session ended.

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