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Thu June 6, 2013

Top Of The Morning News: June 6, 2013

Kansas Republican responds to Democrats claims about the tax plan approved by the legislature.  Advocates say children didn’t fare well in the Kansas budget.  Too much rain presents problems for farmers.

Kansas House Tax Chair Responds to Claims About Tax Plan

The chair of the Kansas House Tax Committee is responding to claims from Democrats about the tax plan passed by the Legislature last weekend. The Republican-dominated Legislature passed a bill that will cut income tax rates, but will also keep the sales tax elevated and reduce income tax deductions.  Find out more here.

Advocates Say Children Didn’t Fare Well In Kansas Legislative Session

Kansas lawmakers this year spared early childhood programs from the budget axe, but advocates for those programs say children didn't fare well overall in the 2013 legislative session.  Learn more about their concerns here.

Excessive Rain Challenges Corn Growers

It’s been a wet spring in the Midwest – and that’s got corn growers a little behind on planting.  Find out why this and the abundance of water in fields is hurting farmers here.