Kansas budget busting a lesson to tax cutters
Three Republican governors of Midwestern states talked about Missouri River flooding when they got together in 2011, but Nebraska's Dave Heineman, left, and Iowa's Terry Branstad, middle, might want to talk taxes now with Sam Brownback. A year ago, the Kansas governor, right, passed an aggressive and controversial tax-cut plan.
Posted: Sunday, August 4, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — A conservative Republican governor pushes an ambitious plan to eliminate state income taxes and join the states, such as Texas and Alaska, that don't levy that tax.
His argument is that it would put more dollars in the hands of business owners, who, in turn, would increase investment and create jobs. Everyone wins.
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