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Sen. Morris Makes Appointments To Tax Panel

KSCB News - December 23, 2011 8:19 am

State Senate President Steve Morris has
named a former Kansas legislator and six other people to a group
that will study proposals for reducing taxes.
Morris created the panel anticipating a debate next year over
cutting taxes.
The Hugoton Republican’s appointments include Overland Park
resident Barbara Allen, a former chairwoman of the Senate tax
Other appointees are University of Kansas accounting professor
Allen Ford; Hawker Beechcraft taxation director Lisa Haffner;
Newton City Commissioner Willis Heck; Salina Chamber of Commerce
Chief Executive Officer Dennis Lauver; Garden City manufacturing
company owner Cecil O’Brate; and Satanta certified public
accountant Ronald Shortridge.
The group also includes five state senators and plans to start
meeting Jan. 13, two days after Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is to
release a tax plan.


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