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Kansas Tax Cuts

Christina Wilkie

More Kansas Schools To Close Early For Lack Of Funding | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

Six school districts in Kansas will close early this year, following budget cuts signed in March by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback. Two school dist...

Kansas Schools Will Close Early This Spring For Lack Of Funds

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

Two school districts in Kansas announced this week that the academic year would end early because they lack sufficient funding to keep the schools ope...

Brownback Proposes Tax Increases In Wake Of Budget Problems

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas would nearly triple its cigarette tax, raise taxes on alcohol and slow down promised income tax cuts to balance its budge...

What's the Matter With (Tax Cuts) in Kansas?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Ask yourself whether this all sounds familiar: cut taxes on the wealthy and you'll unleash enough growth to more than make up the difference. Investment will flourish leading jobs, wages, and productivity to accelerate. It's plain old vanilla trickle-down, supply-side economics.

John Celock

GOP Infighting Stales Republican Gov.'s Tax Hike Proposal | John Celock | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

Republican Party infighting over the size of the state sales tax has led to gridlock in the Kansas Legislature as lawmakers continue in overtime. ...

Taking a Pass On "Pass-Through" Income Would Cost Kansas

Nicholas Johnson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Nicholas Johnson

Much of the benefit would flow to large corporations and to investment funds. The small-business employers that the governor claims to be targeting generate only 28 percent of all pass-through income.

Kansas Governor's Tax Plan Hits Impoverished The Hardest

Kansas City Star | Brad Cooper | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

The numbers paint a stark picture of the haves and have-nots in Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's new tax plan. More than a half million tax filers -- ea...