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Government
9:36 am
Thu March 21, 2013

KS House Rejects Democrats' Property Tax Plan

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Stephen Koranda KPR

The Kansas House on Wednesday rejected a proposal by Democrats aimed at reducing the property taxes paid by Kansans.

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Government
8:17 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Kansas House Committee Looks For Budget Cuts

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A Kansas House committee is crafting that chamber's version of the state budget, and cutting is on the mind of some lawmakers. The committee is looking at a series of spending cuts requested by Governor Sam Brownback last summer.

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Government
9:46 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Supporters, Opponents Of Liquor Law Change Sound Off

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A proposed change to Kansas alcohol laws would allow grocery and convenience stores to sell wine and liquor. Currently, wine and spirits are only available at dedicated liquor stores.

A Kansas House committee heard from supporters and opponents of the bill Thursday.  The committee room was packed with people interested in the bill.

Jon McCormick, with the Kansas Food Dealers Association told  legislators that current laws cause some Kansans to drive across the state line to buy alcohol. He says the current system creates inconvenience for Kansans and raises liquor costs.

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Headlines
8:35 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, March 29, 2012

The Kansas City School Board presents an accreditation plan to the city council.  Council committee votes against putting anti-nuclear weapons parts plant measure on ballot. That and more headlines from KCUR.

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Headlines
9:47 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, February 13, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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