Yoder is not talking about a general tax increase.
Instead, he's talking about proposals from Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to suspend some planned tax cuts, divert revenues from cities and counties and tap gambling dollars.
Legislators already have approved a $13 billion budget for the state's 2010 fiscal year, which begins July 1.
But officials issued a new forecast for revenues last week. Based on that forecast, the state would end fiscal 2010 with a $328 million deficit.
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