DALLAS – Facing a $900 million shortfall, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing a combination of tax increases, cuts in transportation and pension funding and the sale of tobacco settlement securitization bonds.

"Most immediately, we must address the imbalance between state revenues and expenditures," Brownback said in his 2017 State of the State address Tuesday. "As a first step, I encourage the Legislature to put a bill adjusting the 2017 budget on my desk by the end of the month."

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