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Taxation

2010 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to Taxation, January through May, 2010.

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The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON Taxation, January through May, 2010


John Hanna
Paper tax filings may take 4 months
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/1/2010


Associated Press
Kansas expects delay in paper tax returns
Kansas City Star, 1/1/2010


Bill Felber
You're gonna have to file taxes online
Manhattan Mercury, 1/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


We'll get used to filing online [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
State to receive $40M from tax cases
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2010


Tax options [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Cottonwood Hills faces state suits
Hutchinson News, 1/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


County clerk provides intangibles tax clarification
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/8/2010


David Klepper
Taxes are proposed as a fix
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2010


Tim Carpenter
Group to push for tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2010


Scott Rothschild
Coalition seeks tax increase to halt damage
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2010


Taxing our patience [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/11/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Parkinson seeks two tax hikes to secure the future [opinion]
Iola Register, 1/12/2010


The News Staff
Senator: No increases
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Tax increase plan greeted coolly
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2010


Martin Hawver
Sales tax on services unlikely to gain traction
Junction City Daily Union, 1/12/2010


David Klepper
Governor calls for higher sales tax
Kansas City Star, 1/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
GOP, businesses find proposal taxing
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Opponents say sales tax increase will affect poor
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2010


John Hanna
Kansas lawmakers moving toward tax hikes
Manhattan Mercury, 1/13/2010


Mary Clarkin
State tax plan trails local hikes
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
Message sound, but tax increase unlikely
Hays Daily News, 1/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tom Bell
Tax hikes ugly but necessary [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dan Voorhis
Business's message to Topeka: Don't raise taxes
Wichita Eagle, 1/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Proposed sales tax boost worries Kan. Businessmen
Emporia Gazette, 1/14/2010


Steve Fitzgerald
Tax and spend [letters]
Leavenworth Times, 1/14/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
2010 legislature panel in no mood to advance tax plans
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Paper tax filers could face fees
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2010


Scott Rothschild
Tax increase needed, county legislators say
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2010


Brandy Nance
S. Lyon plans special meeting
Emporia Gazette, 1/15/2010


Gayle Weber
New hotel tax draws opposition
Hays Daily News, 1/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Tax hike has few boosters in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Revenue Dept. seeks fees for paper tax filers
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Richard A. Hopper
Business aren't the ones that pay taxes
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


State wants to charge for tax returns
Junction City Daily Union, 1/16/2010


State wants to charge for paper tax returns
Salina Journal, 1/16/2010


Mental block [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Tax may not help enough
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2010


Don't fine Kansans for paying their taxes
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Phillip Brownlee
Public open to sales-tax change [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2010


David Klepper
Kansas legislature mulls higher taxes
Kansas City Star, 1/17/2010


John Hanna
Gov. sees tax hikes as necessary
Salina Journal, 1/17/2010


Jim Morrison
Now is not the time to issue a statewide tax hike
Hays Daily News, 1/17/2010


Patrick Lowry
Expensive efficiency [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 1/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Harry Tuttle
Debt and tax express [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 1/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Garry Winget
Raising taxes on alcohol can help legislators balance the budget fairly [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/19/2010 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorials

Paper premium [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2010


Luke Thompson
Tax ideas face test in House panel
Manhattan Mercury, 1/19/2010 [Newsbank article]


Rachael Gray
Filing online will make for speedier income tax returns
Garden City Telegram, 1/19/2010


Lawmakers afraid to even introduce tax bill?
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Tax hikes for benefits questioned
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2010


Fred Mann
Paper tax filing fee could hit poor, elderly hardest
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2010


W. J. Schulte
Punish paper filers? [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 1/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Businesses in Kansas face $290M tax increase
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/20/2010


Fred Mann
Tax filing fee could hit poor, elderly hardest
Garden City Telegram, 1/20/2010


Mary Clarkin
Governor steadfast on proposed tax increase
Garden City Telegram, 1/20/2010


Giving away money [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 1/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Sales tax hike pushed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2010


Scott Rothschild
Emporian testifies to House
Emporia Gazette, 1/22/2010


Scott Rothschild
Sales tax increase urged to help crisis
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2010


The Capital-Journal
State seizes two businesses for delinquent taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Rep. Patton pushes tax relief bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2010


The Capital-Journal
Free tax help begins next week
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2010

Russ Morgan
Lawmakers hear support for taxes
Emporia Gazette, 1/23-24/2010


John Schlageck
Agriculture's priorities
Emporia Gazette, 1/23/2010


Roger T. Johnson
Tax increase needed [letters]
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Garry Winget
Raise alcohol tax [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jack Otto
Taxing the poor [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tina Friend
Revenue bully [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Kristen Roderick
Legislators frown on tax proposals
Hutchinson News, 1/24/2010


Scott Rothschild
Obama observance sought [capitol briefing]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2010


Scott Rothschild
Message to feds: Back off, but pay up [capitol briefing]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2010


Scott Rothschild
New Statehouse security complaints [capitol briefing]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2010


Scott Rothschild
Partisan commandment broken [capitol briefing]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2010


Associated Press
Group sending tax alerts via e-mail
Hays Daily News, 1/25/2010


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

State income tax a bad idea [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Kelsey: Don't use tax dollars to sue state
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2010


Bertie Farabee
Raise sales tax [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Governor seeks support for tax hike proposal
Junction City Daily Union, 1/26/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Foes: Tax hike would hurt jobs, business
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2010


Associated Press
House hears tax opposition
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2010


David Klepper
Sales tax boost idea faces vote
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2010


Bob Sigman
Listen to the governor
Johnson County Sun, 1/27/2010


Scott Rothschild
Governor pushes for tax increase
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2010


John Nothdurft
Sunflower State looks a lot like high-tax Illinois, California [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 1/27/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Clouston
Real estate tax protest hearings are under way
Salina Journal, 1/27/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kan. House panel hears tax increase opponents
Emporia Gazette, 1/27/2010


Associated Press
Tax hike nixed
Iola Register, 1/27/2010


Scott Rothschild
Sales tax proposal rejected
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2010


Tim Hrenchir
Revenue from half-cent increase on track
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2010


Tim Carpenter
Governor's sales tax shot down
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2010


Gene Meyer
Economist: Higher sales tax could cost 26,000 jobs
Chanute Tribune, 1/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Measure would jump-start stalled historic projects
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
County presses for tax it's owed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2010


Scott Rothschild
Republicans critical of Parkinson over sales tax proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2010


Tax collections $18M short in January
Junction City Daily Union, 1/30-31/2/1/2010


Why a sale tax increase instead of income tax?
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorials

What's the plan? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2010


Bobbi Mlynar
And it's gone
Emporia Gazette, 2/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jon Hauxwell
A tax whose time has come
Hays Daily News, 2/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
Taxpayers have plenty of choices
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Rep. Brunk proposes tax-limiting amendment
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2010


Jeannine Koranda
State: Filing fees not aimed at poor, elderly
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2010


Tim Carpenter
Filing fee spawns criticism
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2010


Associated Press
Kan. House panel to consider sales tax exemptions
Emporia Gazette, 2/3/2010


Panel right to reconsider fees [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


This is no time for TABOR [editorial]
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/3/2010


Ken Lewis
Kansas set to waste more tax dollars [letters]
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tax fee idea still a mess
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Income taxes forget fees [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2010


Associated Press
Lawmakers push bill to cap property taxes
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
Special sales tax districts throw some for a loop
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2010


What others are saying [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Al Adriance
Kansas erases ease from paying taxes [letters]
Kansas City Star, 2/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorial

Alcohol tax [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2010


Scott Rothschild
State weighs freezing tax breaks for businesses
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2010


Associated Press
House panel considers halting tax exemptions
Emporia Gazette, 2/9/2010


Associated Press
House panel considers halting tax exemptions
Salina Journal, 2/9/2010


Associated Press
House considers halting tax exemptions
Garden City Telegram, 2/9/2010


Marvin Kramer
Support tax increase
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Fix touted for fund loss
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2010


John Milburn
Panel reviews tax credit reform
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2010


Gordon Wiebe
Lack of thought [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Special to The Hays Daily News
Kansas tax check-off supports Meals on Wheels program
Hays Daily News, 2/10/2010 [Newsbank article]


Stop TABOR, save state
Johnson County Sun, 2/10/2010


John Milburn
Panel reviews tax credit reform
Junction City Daily Union, 2/10/2010


Associated Press
Tax exemptions
Emporia Gazette, 2/11/2010


Harold Campbell
HB 2549 could remove church's sales tax exemptions
Chanute Tribune, 2/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tax check-off supports Meals on Wheels
Chanute Tribune, 2/11/2010 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas House panel reviews tax credit reform
Leavenworth Times, 2/11/2010


Associated Press
House committee to review tax exemptions
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/11/2010


Bill Wilson
First step' for Broadview
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2010


John Milburn
Lawmakers look at ending tax exemptions
Junction City Daily Union, 2/12/2010


John Milburn
Kansas groups oppose sales tax changes
Leavenworth Times, 2/13/2010


Associated Press
Kansas groups oppose sales tax changes
Emporia Gazette, 2/13-14/2010


Groups oppose sales tax changes
Junction City Daily Union, 2/13-15/2010


John Green
Benefit tax hike sudden, startling
Hutchinson News, 2/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
A healthy tax dispute
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2010


John Hanna
Tax plan worries nonprofits
Salina Journal, 2/16/2010


John Hanna
Kansas nonprofits worry about sales tax proposal
Junction City Daily Union, 2/16/2010


Martin Hawver
Legislators aren't talking loudly about this tax hike
Junction City Daily Union, 2/16/2010


Joseph Hess
Churches at risk [readers' forum]
Iola Register, 2/16/2010


Associated Press
Kansas library with caffeine fix gets good tax news
Manhattan Mercury, 2/16/2010


Mike Hendricks
Kansans experience new irony at tax time
Kansas City Star, 2/17/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Bill restores historic tax credits
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2010


Ryan Burrows
Republican agenda blocks progress [our views]
Garden City Telegram, 2/17/2010


John Hanna
Tax proposal draws scorn
Iola Register, 2/17/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Taxing utilities would hit poor families hardest [editorial]
Iola Register, 2/17/2010


John Milburn
Auditors release study of taxes in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2010


John Milburn
Auditors release study of Kan. taxes
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2010


Courier Views
Reducing sales tax exemptions
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/18/2010


Dawne Leiker
Nonprofits oppose sales tax
Hays Daily News, 2/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Push made for tax breaks
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2010


Ed Flentje
A loophole closing commission
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Kansas not ready to give up on tax breaks
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2010


Ed Flentje
Loophole-closing commission
Garden City Telegram, 2/22/2010


Ed Flentje
Too many loopholes in Kansas tax policy
Hays Daily News, 2/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
Taxes, cuts likely
Hays Daily News, 2/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Wagnon in Winfield Monday
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/24/2010


Tom Bell
Give public a window [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Byron L. Maduska
Property taxes tough to deal with [letters]
Leavenworth Times, 2/25/2010


Dave Trabert
The 'right' time to raise taxes
Hays Daily News, 2/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
House looks at property taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2010


Russ Morgan
State halts paper form displays
Emporia Gazette, 2/26/2010


Associated Press
House debates expanding tax break
Emporia Gazette, 2/26/2010


John Hanna
Kansas tax collections decline by 27 percent for February
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2010


Johnny and Carol
Change the due dates [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 2/27/2010 [Newsbank article]


Roy Graber
2009 sales tax collections 2nd highest on record
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/27/2010


Ralph Ostmeyer
Exemptions examined
Hays Daily News, 2/28/2010


Courier Views
Kansas House has lost its way
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/1/2010


Joe Aistrup
Girl Scouts and tax expenditures
Hays Daily News, 3/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


Joe Aistrup
Cookies and tax expenditures
Garden City Telegram, 3/1/2010


Joe Aistrup
Girl Scouts and tax expenditures
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
House OKs expansion of tax cut
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2010


Brandy Nance
Unfortunate consequences
Emporia Gazette, 3/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


The high cost of job creation [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/2/2010


Dave Seaton
Wagnon: Shortfall may delay income tax refunds
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/2/2010

Courier Views
Joan Wagnon and fiscal conservatives
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/2/2010


Associated Press
New tax on utility bills clears Kan. House panel
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/2/2010



Associated Press
State's revenue chief predicts refund delay
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2010


John Hanna
Utility bill tax clears panel
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2010


David Klepper
Tax boost sought on utility bills
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2010


Jeannine Koranda
House bill would tax utility bills, lotto tickets
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Five named to assist in Treece relocation
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
McGinn honored for conservation work
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2010


Scott Rothschild
House to debate tax increase
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2010


Kan. revenue chief predicts delays in tax refunds
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2010 [Newsbank article]


Courier Views
Try a little harder on taxes
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/3/2010


Associated Press
New tax on utility bills clears House committee
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/3/2010


Jerry Siebenmark
Chamber takes message of no tax increases to Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2010


Abortion politics prevailed over peace and quiet
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Opinion line
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Tax credits for historic development under fire
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2010


Joe Aistrup
Girl Scouts and taxes
Leavenworth Times, 3/4/2010


John Hanna
Senate unanimously OKs unemployment tax law
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2010


Rhonda Holman
Sales-tax exemption debate overdue [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2010


John Hanna
Tax relief bill stirs up jobless benefits
Hutchinson News, 3/5/2010


Patrick Lowry
Sales tax exemptions [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Governor, some GOP push taxes
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Area reps favor tax break effort
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2010


Scott Rothschild
Senate GOP seeks $300 million in tax increases
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2010


Tax strategy [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2010


Associated Press
Gov.: End tax breaks
Iola Register, 3/6/2010


Business incentives do they work? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2010


Associated Press
Kansas GOP pushes for tax increase
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/6/2010


Dave Seaton
Wagnon eases off suggestion income tax refunds may be delayed
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/6/2010


Gov.: Soak rich, special interests on taxes
Leavenworth Times, 3/6-8/2010


Megan Molitor
Bill could tie county's taxing hands
Leavenworth Times, 3/6-8/2010


Joe Aistrup
Taxing Girl Scout cookies
Salina Journal, 3/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Old politics stirred back up
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2010


Joe Aistrup
Girl Scout cookies and tax expenditures
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/8/2010


Bob Johnson
Tax hike options sought
Iola Register, 3/8/2010


Shajia Ahmad
Lawmakers talk taxes
Garden City Telegram, 3/8/2010


Bob Johnson
State challenges lie ahead
Iola Register, 3/8/2010


Scott Canon
Taxes sought to boost biotech effort
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2010


Jim Garner
Change in unemployment tax makes sense
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2010


Associated Press
Proposals to increase Kansas' sales
Manhattan Mercury, 3/9/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate weighs taxes on pop, cigarettes
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2010


Tim Carpenter
State moves to fix fuel tax payments
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Panel urged to hike sin tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Tax increases could face petition
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2010


Associated Press
New tax on soda considered
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2010


Carolyn Wiley
Taxing utilities [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2010


Associated Press
Senate committee approves fix to fuel tax mistakes
Garden City Telegram, 3/10/2010


Unclaimed tax refunds available
Garden City Telegram, 3/10/2010


Steve Rose
Get-out-of-sales-tax-free card
Johnson County Sun, 3/10/2010


Courier Views
Hey, why not try a pop tax? [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/10/2010


Derrick Sontag
AFP director shares his side [public forum]
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/10/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Increase in tobacco tax derided
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2010


David Klepper
A tale of two tax hikes
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Lawmakers more open to tax hikes
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2010


Dave Trabert
Tax cuts didn't cause budget problems
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senate address fuel tax misallocations
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Panel tables liquor tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2010


Scott Rothschild
Panel rejects tax hike for disabled services
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2010


Associated Press
Senate panel approves fix to fuel tax errors
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2010


Associated Press
Committee OKs bill to allow tax protest petitions
Chanute Tribune, 3/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
State sales tax case made for increase
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2010


Bob Spiteri
HB 2630 a good bill [letters to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 3/12/2010


Our View
Tax details
Garden City Telegram, 3/13/2010


Tax fallacies
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Megan Molitor
Craft: Measure repeals sales tax exemptions
Junction City Daily Union, 3/13-15/2010


Tax brackets [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2010


Dave Trabert
There you go again, governor
Hays Daily News, 3/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bruce Erickson
'Sweets tax' all sour [letters]
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2010


One sweet tax [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2010


Tom Arnhold
Time to consider repealing tax exemptions
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
New tax legislation on deck
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2010


Associated Press
Kansas senators hear opposition to tax increase
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/15/2010


Scott Rothschild
Senator proposes sales tax increase
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2010


Associated Press
Donovan: Raise taxes, fix deficit
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2010


Jeannine Koranda
House to debate end to tax exemptions
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2010


Ric Anderson
Soda tax no magic cure for obesity
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Sales tax on food would go
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2010


John Hanna
Lawmaker unveils plan to raise taxes
Junction City Daily Union, 3/16/2010


John Hanna
Bill would raise taxes on soda, beer
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Unruh
Parkinson tries to find right mix of taxes
Salina Journal, 3/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Tax hike debate begins
Iola Register, 3/16/2010


Scott Rothschild
Rhetoric heats up over talk
Lawrence Journal World, 3/17/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Sales tax exemption bill gutted; vote stalled till May
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2010


Tim Carpenter
House clings to tax breaks
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2010


Associated Press
House delays tax debate
Emporia Gazette, 3/17/2010


John Milburn
State House delays debate over tax hikes
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/17/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Proposed tax on pop may be reduced
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2010


David Klepper
Soda fans protest proposed tax
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Sugary drink tax attacked
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2010


Associated Press
Soda vendors rally at Statehouse
Hays Daily News, 3/18/2010


William T. Davitt
Who's getting a tax exemption? [public forum]
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/18/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
House, Senate reject taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2010


J. Justin Wilson
Soda tax isn't about improving health
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2010


Ed Trimmer
Legislature taking on sales tax exemptions, more
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/19/2010


Marti Crow
Historic tax credit fix benefits Leavenworth [letters]
Leavenworth Times, 3/19/2010


Tax incentives let's check [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2010


Soda switch [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 3/20/2010


Mary Clarkin
Report: Some tax breaks need eye
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Star's Editorial
Not exempt from consequences [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2010


Mary Clarkin
Audit shows impact of exemptions goes untracked
Garden City Telegram, 3/22/2010


Ann Marie Bush
Eatery's assets seized
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2010


Bob Johnson
Tax bill's effects detailed
Iola Register, 3/23/2010


Associated Press
Businesses get break on jobless tax
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/23/2010


Gene Meyer
Exemptions severely erode Kansas tax bases, audit finds
Chanute Tribune, 3/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Amnesty a revenue builder or just unfair?
Hays Daily News, 3/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
69% back cigarette tax hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senate reverses fuel tax miscue
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2010


Bobbi Mlynar
Rethink income tax [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 3/25/2010 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
14 chambers back tax hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2010


State budget poll telling [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2010


Phillip Brownlee
GOP plan off-loads tax increases [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2010


Scott Rothschild
Chambers support 'rational' revenue boost
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2010


Parsons business seized for unpaid taxes
Chanute Tribune, 3/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Norman Siegel
Missouri cigarette tax [letters]
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2010


John Schaefer
Exercise vs. soda tax [letters]
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2010


John Hanna
Chambers split on tax boosts
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2010


Eagle Staff and News Service
14 chambers OK higher taxes
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2010


Scott Rothschild
Support for tax increase criticized
Lawrence Journal World, 3/26/2010


John Milburn
Democrat plan has income tax hike
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2010


Tim Carpenter
Dems seeking increase in taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2010


John Milburn
Legislators to propose higher sales, income taxes
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2010


Scott Rothschild
Democrats to propose tax increases
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2010


Mary Clarkin
Governor talks tax increases, budget on Hutch visit
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Senate democrats to offer tax plan
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/27/2010


No-win situation [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2010


Courier Views
Citizens speak up for a tax increase
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/29/2010

Dave Seaton
Kelley, Abrams firm on not raising taxes
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/29/2010


Tom Bell
Chambers take brave tax stand [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/29/2010 [Newsbank article]


Homeowners' burden [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2010


Diane Greenleaf
Soda tax sounds sweet, but it wouldn't really solve problem
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2010 [Newsbank article]


Straight from stroot [cartoon]
Olathe Daily News, 3/31/2010


Our View
Taxing time
Garden City Telegram, 3/31/2010


Star's Editorial
Plug the holes in the tax base [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Michael Strand
Group says proposed tax not a sweet deal
Salina Journal, 4/6/2010

Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/7/2010


Star's Editorial
KCK tax increase painful but needed [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Robert B. Langworthy
Bed tax would penalize frugal
Johnson County Sun, 4/7/2010


Bob Hessenflow
Taxes mount up [letters]
Leavenworth Times, 4/8/2010


Mike Wilson
A taxing difference
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2010


Tom Bell
There is support for taxes [editorial]
Salina Journal, 4/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Letter spurs look at state sales tax exemptions
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2010


Mike Heronemus
Gov. sees some tax increase as only reasonable solution
Junction City Daily Union, 4/13/2010


Pat Roberts
Increased taxes will hamper economy
Hays Daily News, 4/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Rally calls for tax boost
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dena Sattler
Some taxes make sense
Garden City Telegram, 4/17/2010


William T. Davitt
Let legislators know your views about budget gap [public forum]
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/17/2010


Ric Anderson
Panel finds error in sin taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Topekans talk taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Nursing home bed fee urged
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2010


Monica Springer
Lawmakers' reactions mixed on tax proposals
Garden City Telegram, 4/19/2010


Scott Rothschild
Study: Tax increase better than more cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 4/20/2010


Tim Carpenter
Taxes better than cuts, study says
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Martin Hawver
Taxes always a part of doing business
Hays Daily News, 4/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Talk of soda tax fizzles
Lawrence Journal World, 4/21/2010


Vic Allred
Soda tax [letters]
Kansas City Star, 4/21/2010


John Hanna
Talk of soda tax fizzes in budget debate
Chanute Tribune, 4/21/2010


Associated Press
Talk of soda tax fizzes in state budget debate
Garden City Telegram, 4/21/2010


Honest deliberations [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/21/2010


Courier Views
Tax break transparency [opinon]
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/21/2010


David Klepper
Tax hikes mark budget plan
Kansas City Star, 4/22/2010


Abrams, Kelley stand firm on pledge to not raise taxes [public forum]
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/22/2010

Courier Views
Soda-pop tax really for health [opinions]
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/22/2010


Scott Rothschild
Budget panel balks on taxes
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2010


Mike Corn
Tax increase likely
Hays Daily News, 4/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Tax increase sought for children's programs
Lawrence Journal World, 4/23/2010


Scott Rothschild
Proposal would revise tax brackets
Lawrence Journal World, 4/24/2010


The Hutchinson News
Make it easier to examine state tax breaks [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/24/2010


Tom Arnhold
A mind-boggling tax system
Hutchinson News, 4/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tom Bell
Passing along the taxes [editorial]
Salina Journal, 4/27/2010


Martin Hawver
State income tax figures, if you want to know
Junction City Daily Union, 4/27/2010


Mary Clarkin
Some GOP lawmakers favor tax increase
Hutchinson News, 4/27/2010 [Newsbank article]

The Wichita Eagle
Sales tax may be lesser of two evils [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/28/2010


William T. Davitt
Take close look at tax exemptions [letters to the editor]
Johnson County Sun, 4/28/2010


Betty Hanicke
Bed tax is the wrong move [letters to the editor]
Johnson County Sun, 4/28/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Group calls for tax hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2010


John Hanna
Groups stage tax rallies in Topeka
Salina Journal, 4/29/2010


John Hanna
Senate takes up tax debate
Iola Register, 4/29/2010


John Hanna
Kansas Senate committee to take up tax issues
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/29/2010


John Green
Tax trend, area outlook both are up
Hutchinson News, 4/29/2011


Associated Press
State tax revenues increase
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2011


Emerson Lynn, Jr
State Chamber shows its bias [editorial]
Iola Register, 4/30/2010


Scott Rothschild
Budget plan likely to include sales tax increase
Lawrence Journal World, 4/30/2010


John Hanna
Senate panel unlikely to consider soda tax
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/30/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate plan has 1-cent sales tax hike
Wichita Eagle, 5/1/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Higher taxes clear hurdle
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2010


Scott Rothschild
Panel OKs tax increase as crisis deepens
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2010


John Milburn
$417M tax plan endorsed for Kan.
Hutchinson News, 5/1/2010 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Home's tax value often more than selling price
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2011


William T. Davitt
Sales tax exemptions
Kansas City Star, 5/2/2010


Scott Rothschild
Senate tax increase proposal will likely be changed
Lawrence Journal World, 5/2/2010


Associated Press
Budget negotiations resume slowly
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2011


John Hanna
Surprise brings budget turmoil in Kansas
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/3/2010


Tim Carpenter
Legislature adopts classification bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2011


Associated Press
Senate panel eases tobacco tax proposal
Wichita Eagle, 5/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Deceptive tax [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2010

Scott Rothschild
Smokers get break in revised tax plan
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2010


Anita Rooney
Lawmakers should consider tax increase [letters to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/4/2010


Associated Press
Kansas House opens tax debate
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/4/2010


Doris Weller
Bite tax bullet [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2010


Deb Gruver
Transfer of arena sales tax money challenged
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2010


Kristin Harter
Increase taxes on tobacco products [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2010


Opinion line
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2010


911 telephone tax
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Coalitions back bare minimum tax hike plans [opinon]
Iola Register, 5/6/2010


Hutchinson News
A taxing decision [courier views]
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/6/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate OKs sales tax increase
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2010


John Hanna
Senate OKs 1-cent sales tax hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2010


David Klepper
Senators favor sales tax boost
Kansas City Star, 5/7/2010


Associated Press
Roll call on tax increase
Emporia Gazette, 5/7/2010


Eric Swanson
Lawmakers ponder tax increase
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/7/2010


Department of Revenue announces possible sales tax rate increase
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/7/2010


Scott Rothschild
Senate OKs plan to boost taxes
Lawrence Journal World, 5/7/2010


Ron Roggentien
The number of taxes we pay is staggering [letters to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 5/7/2010


Sue Jirkovsky-Landers
Raise cigarette tax by $1 a pack [letters to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 5/7/2010


John Milburn
House picks up debate on tax plan
Iola Register, 5/7/2010


Senate approach was responsible [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 5/7-8/2010 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
$300 million tax hike part of latest budget
Wichita Eagle, 5/8/2010


No more stalling on budget deficit [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/8/2010


Philip M. Knighton
Don't change laws [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2010


The wrong tax [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/9/2010 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
House tax vote drags on
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2010


Associated Press
House passes sales tax hike, sends it to governor
Garden City Telegram, 5/11/2010


Mary Clarkin
O'Neal cites news editorial
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Lawmakers OK higher sales tax
Iola Register, 5/11/2010


Nicholas Heald
Governor shouldn't ask for tax increase [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/11/2010


Gov. Parkinson says tax increase, balanced budget positions the state for future
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/12/2010


Associated Press
Gov. to sign sales-tax hike this month
Manhattan Mercury, 5/12/2010


Lawmakers approved nursing home 'bed tax'
Manhattan Mercury, 5/12/2010


Associated Press
Gov. expects to sign tax hike by month's end
Chanute Tribune, 5/12/2010


Scott Rothschild
Gov. to sign tax increase
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2010


John Hanna
Gov. will OK boost to sales tax this month
Hutchinson News, 5/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Parkinson to sign sales tax increase this month
Junction City Daily Union, 5/12/2010


Chuck Kurtz
Governor blasts chamber
Johnson County Sun, 5/12/2010


Yael T. Abouhalkah
GOP-fueled sales tax hike boosts Kansas near top 10
Kansas City Star, 5/13/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Costs of taxes, tickets to rise
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2010


Associated Press
Governor defends tax increase
Manhattan Mercury, 5/13/2010


John Milburn
Governor defends sales tax increase
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2010


18 apply for seat on Kan. Court of Appeals
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2010


Ashley Strehle
Car dealers offer mixed opinions on tax hike
Junction City Daily Union, 5/13/2010


Megan Molitor
Rea pleased nursing home bill passed
Junction City Daily Union, 5/13/2010


Kaley Conner
Nursing home bed-tax gets mixed reviews locally
Hays Daily News, 5/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Chapman Rackaway
We have a budget!
Hays Daily News, 5/13/2010


The Daily Union
Tax money [our view]
Junction City Daily Union, 5/15/2010


Steve Disbrow
Legislature should have let Kansans keep their money [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 5/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


D. Kevin Surbaugh
Escaping taxes [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2010


Scott Canon
KTEC aids five
Kansas City Star, 5/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Martin Hawver
New council, chamber at odds over taxes
Junction City Daily Union, 5/18/2010


Bob Sigman
Needed tax hike squeaks by
Johnson County Sun, 5/19/2010


Chuck Kurtz
Store owner says state should tax online sales
Johnson County Sun, 5/19/2010


Chuck Kurtz
Some pleased with, some opposed to tax hike
Johnson County Sun, 5/19/2010


Special to The Daily Union
State seizes property for back taxes
Junction City Daily Union, 5/20/2010


Ashley Strehle
Wizard of Watts reopens business
Junction City Daily Union, 5/21/2010


David Klepper
Kansas tax hike signed into law
Kansas City Star, 5/28/2010



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