Sen. Les Donovan (right), a Wichita Republican and the chair of the Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee, shook hands with Rep. Marvin Kleeb, an Overland Park Republican and the chair of the House Standing Committee on Taxation, after the Kansas Senate passed a bill marking the biggest tax increase in state history. Not much new legislation is expected to come out of the Kansas Legislature in 2016 because it’s an election year.
Sen. Les Donovan (right), a Wichita Republican and the chair of the Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee, shook hands with Rep. Marvin Kleeb, an Overland Park Republican and the chair of the House Standing Committee on Taxation, after the Kansas Senate passed a bill marking the biggest tax increase in state history. Not much new legislation is expected to come out of the Kansas Legislature in 2016 because it’s an election year. Chris Neal The Associated Press
Sen. Les Donovan (right), a Wichita Republican and the chair of the Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee, shook hands with Rep. Marvin Kleeb, an Overland Park Republican and the chair of the House Standing Committee on Taxation, after the Kansas Senate passed a bill marking the biggest tax increase in state history. Not much new legislation is expected to come out of the Kansas Legislature in 2016 because it’s an election year. Chris Neal The Associated Press

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