Federal judge sides with GOP states challenging limits on tax cuts in pandemic relief law

By: - November 17, 2021 11:00 am
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt asked the Kansas Supreme Court to delay work on his appeal a district court's ruling on abortion until after the statewide August vote on a proposed abortion amendment to the Kansas Constitution. (May 2021 photo by Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector)

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says a federal court ruling on how COVID-19 relief can be spent “confirms our view that the Constitution does not permit the federal government to micromanage how Kansas sets its own state-level tax policy.” (May 2021 photo by Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Kansas Reflector. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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