Tax plan fails to win support in House; Legislature adjourns

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A debate over Kansas tax policy collapsed Friday when the Legislature couldn't agree on how to deal with a potential revenue windfall from a change in the federal tax code.

The House deadlocked at 59 - four votes short of the 63 required - following a high-stakes debate over a tax plan that supporters said was essential for avoiding a tax increase and that critics said put the state at risk financially.

Seven members of . . .


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