A poll commissioned by the Kansas Policy Institute indicates a majority of Kansans wants lawmakers to use money sitting in a state investment fund to balance this year’s budget, rather than raise taxes. The poll also suggests state residents favor spending cuts more than raising income taxes. Dave Trabert (TRAW-bert) is president of the conservative advocacy group:
Kansas lawmakers are still divided on how to close gaps in the budget. Some want to rely more on tax hikes. Others are pushing for deeper cuts in spending.