Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Roberts, Moran Vote to Move Forward on GOP Tax Plan

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Roberts, Moran Vote to Move Forward on GOP Tax Plan

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Both U.S. senators from Kansas voted Wednesday to move forward on a controversial Republican bill that would cut taxes for individuals and corporations.

Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran, both Republicans, joined fellow GOP senators who voted in favor of a procedural motion to begin debate on the bill. The motion passed 52-48 with every Democrat and independent voting against it.

Moran expressed his support for the bill in a statement released after the vote.

"I look forward to continuing the tax debate in an open and transparent fashion, and while I am still discussing ways to improve this bill before final passage with my colleagues, I expect to support a tax package that grows the economy, protects taxpayers, creates good-paying jobs and helps Americans keep more of their hard-earned money," Moran said. …

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