FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions from reporters during a news conference at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly's fellow Democrats are describing a tax relief plan moving through the Republican-controlled Legislature as a give-away to large corporations, and GOP leaders acknowledge that big businesses would benefit, by design. The state Senate planned to take a final vote Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, on a bill that is designed to prevent Kansas residents and businesses from paying higher state income taxes because of changes in federal tax laws at the end of 2017.
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions from reporters during a news conference at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly's fellow Democrats are describing a tax relief plan moving through the Republican-controlled Legislature as a give-away to large corporations, and GOP leaders acknowledge that big businesses would benefit, by design. The state Senate planned to take a final vote Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, on a bill that is designed to prevent Kansas residents and businesses from paying higher state income taxes because of changes in federal tax laws at the end of 2017. John Hanna, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions from reporters during a news conference at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly's fellow Democrats are describing a tax relief plan moving through the Republican-controlled Legislature as a give-away to large corporations, and GOP leaders acknowledge that big businesses would benefit, by design. The state Senate planned to take a final vote Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, on a bill that is designed to prevent Kansas residents and businesses from paying higher state income taxes because of changes in federal tax laws at the end of 2017. John Hanna, File AP Photo