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Should the state raise the sales tax by one-tenth of a percent to help pay for a $580 million backlog of building maintenance at Kansas University and other state universities?

Response Percent Votes
Yes. Increasing the sales tax slightly is a good way to pay for much-needed ongoing maintenance on the state’s university campuses.
39% 166
No. The Legislature should take care of the building maintenance problems with existing revenue without raising taxes.
36% 152
No. A sales tax is a regressive tax that hits those with low incomes the hardest. The Legislature should first look at increasing income or corporate taxes.
22% 94
2% 9
Total 421


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