Nick Jordan http://kmuw.org en Kansas Revenue Secretary: June's Missed Estimates Pushes Shortfall To Nearly $338M For 2014 http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-revenue-secretary-junes-missed-estimates-pushes-shortfall-nearly-338m-2014 <p>Kansas Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan says June’s tax collections missed estimates by $28 million, pushing the shortfall for the fiscal year that ended Monday to nearly $338 million.</p><p>Preliminary figures released Monday showed Kansas collecting nearly $5.5 billion in taxes and fees in fiscal 2014. Forecasters whose projections help the state build its annual budget had expected Kansas to take in about $5.8 billion during the year.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:18:13 +0000 Associated Press 36787 at http://kmuw.org KS Continues to Withhold Final Payment for DMV System Upgrades http://kmuw.org/post/ks-continues-withhold-final-payment-dmv-system-upgrades <p></p><p class="p1">It could be well into next year before the state of Kansas hands over the final payment for a new vehicle registration system.</p><p class="p1">The state is withholding 10 percent of the payment to Minnesota-based 3M after a systems upgrade was plagued with problems. Secretary of Revenue Nick Jordan said they've worked through the major issues.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 19:23:50 +0000 Stephen Koranda 7281 at http://kmuw.org