Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Fort Leavenworth Prisoner Could Be Charged Soon, Kansas Senate Passes Governor’s Tax Plan With Big Changes & the Kansas House Approves Congressional Map: A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Fort Leavenworth Prisoner Could Be Charged Soon
After meetings at a prison at Fort Leavenworth, the lawyer for Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales has said he expects charges could be filed soon in the murder of 16 Afghanistan civilians earlier this month. Learn more here.
Kansas Senate Passes Governor’s Tax Plan With Big Changes
The Kansas Senate heavily amended Governor Sam Brownback’s tax plan before giving it first round approval. The bill would reduce income tax rates and eliminate some business taxes with the goal of boosting economic growth. Read morehere.
Kansas House Approves Congressional Map
The Kansas House has rejected a controversial congressional map that would have put part of Wyandotte County in the big 1st District of western Kansas, but a new map would significantly change the 4th District around Wichita. Find out more here.