Senate passes constitutional amendment capping property valuations


The Kansas Senate on Wednesday passed a constitutional amendment that would overhaul the property tax system in Kansas.

Responding to constituent complaints about property appraisals, the Senate found a two- thirds majority to pass a measure capping property value increases at 4% with some exceptions. The vote was 28-11.

The Senate revived the idea of a cap on property valuations after it failed to get a two-thirds majority last week.

The first proposal . . .


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