The bill, sponsored by Republican Sen. Brian Nieves, allows for local ordinances prohibiting dogs from running at large, as long as the regulation is not specific to breeds of dogs. If passed, it would undo any local ordinances already in place, including one in Kansas City that mandates pit bulls be spayed or neutered.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s office say he was referring to fiscal years in his comments with Fox News. On that basis, tax revenue was up in FY 2013 compared with FY 2012, but overall state revenue dropped.