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Kansas Governor's Water Task Force Works on Funding Plan

A task force is looking for ways to fund Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s 50-year water plan. And now, the task force appears close to recommending that a small percentage of state sales tax revenue be earmarked for conservation projects -- up to $55 million a year. Representative Tom Sloan, is a Lawrence Republican and a member of the task force. He agrees with the goal but fears the state’s budget problems will make any plan that diverts revenue a tough sell.


The task force met today (MON) in Manhattan during the state’s annual water conference but didn’t finalize its recommendations to the governor and Legislature.

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This story was contributed by Jim McLean and Andy Marso, of the KHI News Service in Topeka.

(R) Rep. Tom Sloan, of Lawrence

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