Kansas lawmakers pass school funding, tax bills; Brownback says he'll veto

Both houses of the Kansas Legislature came to an agreement on a tax plan that includes a $293 million increase in annual K-12 spending, the Lawrence Journal-World reports.

The tax bill would reverse many of the tax cuts passed in 2012. It passed the House, 69-52, and the Senate, 26-14, but the Senate majority is one vote shy of the two-thirds needed to override a veto.

Gov. Sam Brownback immediately announced his intention to veto the tax bill, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports.

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