Guv Kelly Axing Food Taxes Celebrated

In fairness to sympathetic GOP articles we posted over the weekend . . . Here's a bit of high praise for the Guv and one of the many power moves that earned her reelection over the outcry of her detractors.

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Last year, Governor Kelly signed a law that would phase out the shockingly high 6.5 percent food sales tax over the next three years. While this was a huge feat, Governor Kelly knows that we can – and must – do more to address food insecurity in our state. Thanks to recent responsible budget management, we have the means to do it and now is the time.

The “Axing Your Taxes” plan is estimated to save Kansas over $500 million over the next three years. At this moment, we can put money back in the pockets of hardworking families without raising taxes on low income or middle-class Kansans. There is no reason not to.

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Gov. Kelly's "Axing Your Taxes" plan provides essential relief for all Kansans

As a proud Kansan and a beneficiary of dairy and produce raised literally within a few square miles of my Hutchinson home, I am deeply disturbed to learn that more than 10 percent of Kansans are food insecure, including one in seven children in our state. What can we do?