TOPEKA (KSNT) – Kansas Governor Laura Kelly was in the Kansas City area Wednesday to sign a bill phasing out the state’s food sales tax. The event will take place at a Hy-Vee in the Kansas City area at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

After years of debating the issue, Kansas lawmakers have finally agreed on a plan to phase out the state’s 6.5% food sales tax starting next year.