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Kelly Looks to Freeze Tuition and Eliminate Grocery Sales Tax


Governor Laura Kelly is calling for another freeze in tuition at Kansas colleges.


In her State of the State address Tuesday evening to a joint session of the Legislature, Kelly portrayed Kansas as booming economically and previewed what are likely to be major themes in her re-election campaign. The Democratic governor didn’t provide details about her college tuition proposal in her speech. Legislators and the board overseeing the state's higher education system have already tried to contain those costs.


Kelly also is pushing to eliminate the state’s sales tax on groceries and give a $250 income tax rebate to Kansas residents which both appear to have broad bipartisan support.

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