The Kansas Senate approved the beer sales measure 27-11 after less than an hour of debate Friday morning. The House approved it 85-40 on Thursday. It now goes to the governor.
The Kansas Senate approved the beer sales measure 27-11 after less than an hour of debate Friday morning. The House approved it 85-40 on Thursday. It now goes to the governor. File photo by Bo Rader Wichita Eagle
The Kansas Senate approved the beer sales measure 27-11 after less than an hour of debate Friday morning. The House approved it 85-40 on Thursday. It now goes to the governor. File photo by Bo Rader Wichita Eagle

Kansas Legislature gives OK to selling stronger beer in grocery, convenience stores

April 07, 2017 5:31 PM

More Videos

  • Jackson County's change in assessing Country Club Plaza shorts KC schools

    The Country Club Plaza sold for $660 million nearly two years ago. The Jackson County assessor’s office set its value -- minus intangibles, such as the Plaza brand, and other non-real estate variables -- at $375 million. Yet the shopping district’s 26 properties are now on the tax rolls at $145 million. The owner, Country Club Plaza JV LLC, won its protest of the higher value by claiming the increase was unfair because the values of neighboring properties went up by lower percentages in the 2017 countywide reassessment.