Seeking the magic fix

Lawmakers seek more school funding without raising taxes

A Kansas Supreme Court ruling saying the state must spend more on schools could require lawmakers to find hundreds of millions of dollars.

With some lawmakers saying a tax hike for education remains off the table, that financial hunt won’t be easy.

Legislators rolled back Gov. Sam Brownback’s signature income tax cuts just last year. It was a monumental task, which ultimately required lawmakers to override a veto from the governor. The fight stretched the session to a tie with the longest in state history.


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