(Updated) Veto override of tax bill falls short

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(Updated to reflect comment from Kansas Chamber of Commerce)

Gov. Laura Kelly scored another win on taxes Wednesday when the Kansas House failed to override her veto of a bill giving up millions from a so-called revenue windfall resulting from changes in the federal tax code.

The House voted 78-39 for the tax bill, coming up six votes short of the threshold needed to override the governor's veto.  It was the second time that lawmakers couldn't round up the votes to override the governor's veto on taxes.

An earlier bill passed by the Legislature died . . .

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