When the evidence showed Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) economic agenda doesn't work, the governor responded... by scrapping the evidence.
In a move that has some abortion advocates puzzled, the Kansas Attorney General used an infamous U.S. Supreme Court case about slavery to defend the state’s ban on brutal dismemberment abortions. Gov. Sam Brownback signed the Kansas Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act into law on April 7, 2015, but abortion advocates quickly filed […]
Democrats and moderate Republicans are pushing the Kansas Legislature to consider a big tax increase next year as they campaign against conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's fiscal policies. The vision … Click to Continue »
On behalf of the DCCC, Garin-Hart-Yang is out with a poll of Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District. They give Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder a small 44-40 lead against Democrat Jay Sidie, with Libertarian Steve Hohe taking 9. (Without Hohe, Yoder has a similar 50-45 lead.) The sample gives Hillary Clinton a 52-42 edge in this suburban Kansas City seat. Show More Summary
If you follow state policy issues, you may think that there has been a lot of tax cutting recently because of high-profile reforms by Mike Pence, Sam Brownback, and a few other governors. I examine those reforms in Cato’s 13th biennial...Show More Summary
Mr. Trump has assembled Gov. Sam Brownback, Tony Perkins, Fr. Frank Pavone, and dozens of other pro-life advisers.
A few weeks ago, Democrat Jay Sidie released a poll that initially showed him losing to Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder 49-37 in Kansas’ 3rd District, but with one very persuasive argument for voters in this suburban Kansas City seat. The poll gave Republican Gov. Show More Summary
Republican Party nominee Donald Trump's campaign recently announced the creation of a Catholic advisory group that will assist the presidential hopeful to appeal to Catholics.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback enacted his grand "tea party experiment" of Republican government, where he and his Republican-led legislature cut taxes and significantly reduced spending. The result has been catastrophic for the state's...Show More Summary
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback enacted his grand “tea party experiment” of Republican government, where he and his Republican-led legislature cut taxes and significantly reduced spending. The result has been catastrophic for the state’s economy and for jobs, but a report that would...
Clueless. Absolutely clueless. Someone — it's not clear exactly who — had the idea of bringing Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to Oregon to lecture our state on tax policy, specifically regarding Measure 97. That’s like bringing the Governor...Show More Summary
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has named Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to an advisory council of prominent Catholics. Brownback was among 34 people named to the council by the Trump … Click to Continue »
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is the least popular governor in the nation, closely followed by Govs. Dan Malloy of Connecticut and Chris Christie of New Jersey, according to new polling from Morning Consult. Though the top standings haven't...Show More Summary
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 […]
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...
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 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
Moderate GOP candidates for the state legislature ousted more than a dozen incumbents aligned with Sam Brownback in primaries on Tuesday.
Moderates win in 11 state legislative races amid angst over shortages of revenues and cuts to government services.
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...