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...
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) economic "experiment" is still failing -- badly.
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...
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
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...
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
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...
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 »
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.
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
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
A Kansas tech CEO outraged by the “destructive policies” of Gov. Sam Brownback announced Monday that he’ll move his business.
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 […]
@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