Capitol Update: Rep. Mari-Lynn Poskin gets behind repealing food sales tax, questions redistricting map

Democratic Rep. Mari-Lynn Poskin says she is getting emails from constituents primarily about two topics. Redistricting and repealing the state food sales tax. "Kansas taxes food at the second highest rate in the country after several hikes to cover budget shortfalls created by the failed tax experiment of the 2010’s," she writes in this week's Capitol Update column.

Each week during the 2022 Kansas legislative session, we will provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol.

Below is this week’s submission from Democratic Rep. Mari-Lynn Poskin of Kansas House District 20, which covers parts of Leawood and Overland Park.