Friday, 12 February 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Friday
Low  26°
High 59°
Saturday
Low  34°
High 63°
Sunday
Low  33°
High 61°
Monday
Low  35°
High 65°
Tuesday
Low  35°
High 68°
Wednesday
Low  41°
High 72°
Thursday
Low  49°
High 84°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 30°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Kansas Conservatives Open to Keeping Sales Tax the Same
12/26/2012

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Chamber of Commerce and some conservative Republican legislators are open to canceling a scheduled decrease in the state sales tax.

 

But they'll only support the idea if lawmakers also follow up this year's aggressive income tax cuts with another round of reductions. GOP conservatives want to phase out state income taxes.

 

A first round of income tax cuts has left the state with a projected budget shortfall of $295 million. That's led to speculation that Gov. Sam Brownback will propose keeping the state's current 6.3 percent sales tax in place.

 

Brownback has not ruled out the idea.

 

The sales tax is set to drop to 5.7 percent in July because of a promise from legislators when they boosted the tax in 2010 to bolster the budget.

 

 

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
UPDATE: Liberal Kenworth Catches Fire
Amparan Crowned New Miss Liberal
Parsons Time Not Enough for Record Setting Olney
LFD Report On Kenworth Fire
2016 Pancake Day Parade Results
USPS Offers Pancake Day Cancellation
Board Taps Local Talent to Emcee Talent Show
2016 Pancake Day Eating, Flipping Results
Torres Taken into Custody Wednesday, Makes First Appearence
2016 Pancake Day Talent Show Winners
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
2016 Babycakes Is Born
Friday's Games
Great Bend Edges LHS Bowling at Ayr Lanes
Dodge City Spoils Liberal's WAC Title Hopes
LHS Homecoming is Friday Night
Torres Taken into Custody Wednesday, Makes First Appearence
City, County Offices Close For Presidents Day
Southern Pioneer Electric’s H.U.G.S Team Donates to Southwest Sexual Assault Services
Dragons Overcome Seward's Upset Bid
Lady Saints Stun Hutchinson
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2016 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group