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Today in the Kansas Economic Miracle

The rewards of Sam Brownback’s PRO-GROWTH tax and spending cuts just keep coming: The new July jobs report released Friday is an utter disaster for Kansans and embattled Gov. Sam Brownback. Here are the lowlights. ? The state lost 5,600 jobs from June to July. ? The unemployment rate jumped to 4.1 percent from 3.8 […]

Sam Brownback’s downward spiral accelerates after another godawful Kansas jobs report

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

There are probably days when Tea Party Gov. Sam Brownback wishes he hadn’t been elected to a second term. Even though many of Brownback’s Tea Party allies bit the dust in Republican primaries earlier this month, Brownback once again insisted that his supply-side tax cuts were working...

Trump’s economic team is loaded with the same Tea Party cranks who destroyed Kansas’s economy

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

By now, we all know that Governor Sam Brownback’s Tea Party “experiment” in Kansas has been an abject failure. Actually, scratch that: There is someone who still thinks Brownback’s Kansas disaster has been a smashing success, and he happens to be a Heritage Foundation...

The Kansas Trickle-Down Tax Theory Failure Has Consequences

The saga of how the tax cuts for the wealthy enacted at the behest of Kansas governor Sam Brownback has hurt the state now has a parallel tale. For too many years, citizens of Kansas have watched as government services have eroded and...Show More Summary

Kansas Republicans Rebuke Their Conservative Governor

Moderate GOP candidates for the state legislature ousted more than a dozen incumbents aligned with Sam Brownback in primaries on Tuesday.

Kansas Republicans Reject Gov. Sam Brownback’s Conservatives in Primary

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Moderates win in 11 state legislative races amid angst over shortages of revenues and cuts to government services.

Conservatives trounced as Kansas voters shut down Gov. Brownback’s disastrous Tea Party ‘experiment’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

It’s taken six years, but it looks like Kansas voters have finally seen enough of Gov. Sam Brownback’s “real live experiment” in supply-side economics. Under Brownback’s tenure, Kansas has lurched from one government funding crisis to another, mostly thanks to...

Under Brownback, Kansas' credit faces another downgrade

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) economic "experiment" is still failing -- badly.

Republicans Talk a Better Game on the Economy Than Democrats

Kevin Drum: Republicans Talk a Better Game on the Economy Than Democrats: Over the weekend Brad DeLong wrote a post about Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and how his disastrous tax cuts have decimated the state's economy. It prompted several of...

Judge Blocks Kansas' Attempt To Cut Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

July 5 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's efforts to remove Planned Parenthood, a U.S. women's healthcare and abortion provider, from a government health insurance program for the poor in the state. U.S. Show More Summary

Federal judge blocks Kansas’ attempt to cut Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s efforts to remove Planned Parenthood, a U.S. women’s healthcare and abortion provider, from a health insurance program for the poor in Kansas. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson issued the 54-page order providing for...

Republicans Talk a Better Game on the Economy Than Democrats

Over the weekend Brad DeLong wrote a post about Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and how his disastrous tax cuts have decimated the state's economy. It prompted several of the usual comments, and DeLong highlights this one in particular: The process Brownback has put the state on isn't something he regrets. Show More Summary

Kansas politicians use taxpayer money for private use of plane while state is in economic free fall

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, launched an “experiment” when he was elected in 2010 that has bankrupted the state’s economy. Applying the principles of Reaganomics or “trickle-down economics,” Brownback cut income taxes to historic lows, effectively slashing...

Kansas’ Experiment in Right-Wing Economics Is Still Failing Miserably

Every few weeks I feel it’s important to return to the ongoing disaster in Sam Brownback’s Kansas. It doesn’t get nearly as much play as it should in the media, which is unfortunate because Kansas’ experience is definitive proof of the failure of supply-side, Laffer-curve-based economic theory. Under the leadership of Brownback and one of... Read more »

Even Sam Brownback’s Republican Predecessors Don’t Like The Way He’s Running Kansas

The letter aims to reverse the "calculated destruction of our revenue stream and our educational, healthcare, and transportation systems.” The post Even Sam Brownback’s Republican Predecessors Don’t Like The Way He’s Running Kansas appeared first on ThinkProgress.

4 Ex-Governors in Kansas Rebuke Brownback

Yael T. Abouhalkah, Kansas City Star: Gov. Sam Brownback and his extremist Republican legislative supporters in Topeka just got hit with a massive body blow from four ex-governors of Kansas. And the Aug. 2 GOP primaries just got a lot hotter. Show More Summary

A Brief History of How Kansas Republicans Destroyed Their State

In 2012, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback launched a "real live experiment" in conservative governance. He slashed income taxes for top earners and eliminated them for more than 330,000 small businesses, promising the cuts would be "a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the Kansas economy." Instead, the result has been disastrous. Show More Summary

Kansas tech CEO to move business out over governor's policies

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A Kansas tech CEO outraged by the “destructive policies” of Gov. Sam Brownback announced Monday that he’ll move his business.

Sweet Goodbyes

Hot damned this CEO is furious with Sam Brownback, and pens a letter telling us exactly what is the matter with Kansas and why his growing company is getting the hell out of there: Kansas has become a test center of “trickle down” economics, espoused by economist Arthur Laffer during the Reagan years. Nowhere has […]

Brownback’s Abject Tax Policy Failure in KS

@TBPInvictus here. In July 2012, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback penned an op-ed titled “Tax Cuts Needed to Grow Economy” in the Wichita Eagle. This was to be an experiment in supply side, trickle down economics; Kansas was to be the petri...Show More Summary

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