Tag: tax cuts

Two months ago, Republican legislators were hot under the collar that Gov. Laura Kelly was holding steadfast in her opposition to their proposed tax cuts.  Last year, the Democratic governor vetoed two similar measures, the…

It takes progressive leadership and real money to have a great country. If we want to live in a place where scientists see problems before they get here, where food is safe and families never…

It doesn’t take prognosticating skill to predict that Kansas Democrats and Republicans will argue about taxes in 2020. Of course they will. But the 2020 argument should be especially interesting to voters as officials decide…

Depending on what TV channel you favor, you might think our economic glass is half full and draining fast, or you might think the glass is the biggest glass ever and it’s never been fuller.…

Friday afternoon, members of the Kansas House pulled away the cloak of hypocrisy from which Senators have been hiding behind all session. In a 63-61 vote, the legislators declined to approve a state budget in…

What’s it going to be, Kansas? Lawmakers are poised to make a huge decision about the state’s future. Will they cut taxes again to the tune of $191 million next year? Or will they recognize…

Former Gov. Sam Brownback wanted his legacy to be as a champion of education. His favorite photo-op was him reading to toddlers, as he touted all-day kindergarten and summer and after-school literacy programs as well…