UPDATED: Senate votes down plan setting aside $270 million for local governments


(Updated to include Masterson comment following vote)

The Kansas Senate on Tuesday dealt a defeat to Senate President Ty Masterson's plan to set aside $270 million to make local governments whole if they lost sales tax revenues because of legislation passed in the statehouse.

The Senate voted down the bill 23-17 after Masterson failed to win support from local governments that said the legislation didn't guarantee funding for . . .


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