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Government & Politics

Gov. Sam Brownback announces, then cancels, unveiling of Kansas tax plan

The canceled news conference was the capper to a long day in Topeka — the 99th of the legislative session — which saw the Kansas Senate erupt in conflict as lawmakers feuded over tax policy and accused each other of trying to circumvent the democratic process.

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Missouri House endorses statewide rules for Uber, Lyft

The Missouri House gave its initial approval Wednesday night to a bill that would limit the ability of cities to regulate ride-hailing companies by creating statewide standards. The vote comes just weeks after Kansas City approved new rules applying to both traditional taxis and new technology companies such as Uber and Lyft that use smartphone apps to link passengers with drivers using their own vehicles.

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