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This was a substantial win for the Guv despite a great deal of political resistance.
It's surprising that the embattled Democratic Party leader was able to maintain a coalition amid divisive politics worsening at every strata of government.
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Here's a look at today's news . . .
(Governor) Kelly had a ceremony Wednesday at a grocery store in Olathe to fulfill a promise to sign the bill even though it is not as aggressive in eliminating the tax as she and fellow Democrats want.
They had hoped to eliminate the entire 6.5% tax as of July 1. Only 13 states charge any sales tax on groceries.
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Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly has signed a plan from Republican lawmakers into law to phase out the state's sales tax on groceries over three years.Kelly had a ceremony Wednesday at a grocery store in Olathe to fulfill a promise to sign the bill even though it is not as aggressive in eliminating the tax as she and fellow Democrats want.
OLATHE, Kansas - Kansans will soon be paying a lower sales tax rate at the grocery store after Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly signed a tax cut into law that was approved by state lawmakers. The governor, flanked by mostly Democratic lawmakers, signed the bill at a Hy-Vee grocery store in Olathe Wednesday as dozens of midday shoppers looked on.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed the "Axe the Food Tax" bill into law Wednesday. The bill will eliminate the state's sales tax on groceries by 2025. Kelly signed the bill into law at an Olathe Hy-Vee. To mark the bill's signing, Kelly brought an axe, so she could "Axe the Food Tax."
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