February 3, 2023

Worries Economic Slowdown Could Further Drain State Coffers

Lakin, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Retailers are not  the only one looking closely at holiday sales figures heading into the new year. The state of Kansas is as well and with some fearing a recession around the corner State Representative Russ Jennings is concerned revenues from even a higher sales tax will continue to be impacted.

 

A number of times KDOT has made the sacrifice to help with this problem. Jennings believes the monetary pump has run dry.

Initial estimates are the state will have a budget shortfall approaching 200 million next year.

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