Some Republicans see lesson in rollback of Kansas tax cuts
June 8, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The sudden end of Kansas' aggressive income tax reductions serves as a cautionary tale for other GOP-dominated states about the pitfalls of moving too far too quickly, some Republicans said Wednesday.
Legislators on Tuesday night overrode Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that largely rolls back the income tax cuts he championed in recent years. They concluded the cash-strapped state needed the extra revenue to fix the budget and raise additional funds for public schools.
The conservative governor refused to take questions Wednesday from reporters after pu...