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Brownback proposes expenditure reduction of $72 million

From CJ Online

By Tim Carpenter

timothy.carpenter@cjonline.com

Gov. Sam Brownback submitted a budget amendment to the Legislature on Thursday to reduce state general fund expenditures by $72 million and ease the burden of producing balanced budgets in the next two fiscal years. 176 more words

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Governor releases outline of proposed budget changes

TOPEKA, Kansas – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has outlined proposed spending adjustments to help balance the next state budget.

The governor released his proposal Thursday morning at the start of a House Appropriations Committee meeting. 492 more words

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Business group launches Kansas radio campaign on taxes

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – A group representing small business owners has launched statewide radio ads in an effort to push Kansas legislators into keeping one of Republican Gov. 103 more words

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Large part of Brownback budget plan in trouble

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An $80 million piece of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan for balancing Kansas’ next budget is in trouble because a major health insurance company opposes it. 530 more words

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The dismal failure of supply-side economics on vivid display

Three years ago, in Kansas:

“Gov. Sam Brownback and his celebrity tax policy consultant, Arthur Laffer, said Tuesday that the income tax cuts Kansas lawmakers approved earlier this year will drive growth and make Kansas more competitive with surrounding states.”

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Brownback vetoes 'Uber Bill'

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP/KSNT) – Gov. Sam Brownback has vetoed a bill that would have increased regulations on ride-hailing companies like Uber.

Brownback announced his decision in a statement Monday, saying the bill was “premature” and might stifle growth. 134 more words

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Dorothy Does Not Want To Go Back Home To Kansas

The republican war on poor people seems to be never ending. Welfare abuse is an important topic today and people are so concerned about their tax dollars being used towards people who are having too many kids, using drugs and refuse to work. 507 more words

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