Kansas tax revenues came in almost $75 million below expectations for May. The shortfall once again puts the state budget in the red.
Legislators have grown used to the tax revenue missing projections in recent years.
But the shortfall announced Wednesday was big enough to give them pause as they gathered for the ceremonial last day of session. The state Department of Revenue reported $469.5 million in tax collections, missing the projected $544 million by about 14 percent.