LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

State Lawmakers Still Working on Tax and Budget Plan

Another plan to balance the state’s budget was rejected by state lawmakers Monday.  Kansas Senate leaders are split on whether to raise the state sales tax to 6.5 percent.  Senate President Susan Wagle says, at this point, every option is on the table.  

Negotiators in the House are also struggling to agree on a budget proposal. Republican Gene Suellentrop, vice chair of the House Tax Committee, says the key issue is whether to raise income taxes on businesses.
The legislature passed a law in 2012 exempting more than 300,000 Kansas businesses and farms from income taxes. Governor Brownback says he’ll veto any hike on small business income taxes, which were eliminated under his leadership in 2012. 


Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)