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Upcoming conference looks at tax overhaul, includes talk by Kobach

November 8, 2010

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— A conference sponsored by a group that advocates abolishing the current state tax system will be held Friday and feature Secretary of State-elect Kris Kobach.

The “Prosperity Summit” is being put on by FairTaxKC, which advocates abolishing the state income tax on individuals and businesses and replacing the tax with a broad sales tax.

In addition to Kobach, speakers at the event include:

• Jonathan Williams, director of the tax and fiscal policy task force for the American Legislative Exchange Council.

• Dave Trabert, president of the Kansas Policy Institute.

• House Speaker Pro Tem Arlen Siegfreid, R-Olathe.

• Doug Friedrichsen, vice president of FairTaxKC.

• Carl Beardon, Missouri director of Americans for Prosperity.

The conference starts at noon Friday at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.

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