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Assessing the Fallout from Failed Tax Plan Vote at the Kansas Statehouse

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)

Kansas lawmakers had high hopes this week of passing a tax bill to address two of the session’s biggest remaining issues: funding public schools and filling a huge gap in the state budget.  But a majority of Democrats joined with conservative Republicans in the Senate to vote down the legislation. The Democrats said it wouldn’t generate enough revenue to accomplish both goals. Kansas News Service reporters Sam Zeff and Jim McLean talked to Republican Representative Russ Jennings about the fallout from that vote.

That's Republican Representative Russ Jennings, of Lakin.  He was speaking with Kansas News Service reporters Sam Zeff and Jim McLean.

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