UPDATED: House passes $500 million tax bill

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(Updated to reflect comments from the governor; adds cost to the state by reducing the state sales tax on food.)

The Republican-controlled Legislature barreled toward a confrontation with Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday as the House passed a tax bill giving up more than $500 million during the next three years.

The House voted 76-43 mostly along party lines to pass the bill, which includes a mix of provisions that mostly focus on returning extra revenue the state expects to collect from changes in . . .

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