Senate shoots down flat tax proposal with nearly unanimous – no’ vote

During Senate debate Thursday on a bill to turn Kansas into a flat-tax state, Sen. Tom Holland, D- Baldwin City, said said the flat tax would be nothing more than a policy win for Brownback, with no solutions for Kansas' budget. Sen. Caryn Tyson, R-Parker speaking during debate on a bill to turn Kansas into a flat-tax state, described the proposal as the "closest thing I've seen to a fair tax code in the state of Kansas."