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 […]
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Republican legislator is drafting a proposed constitutional amendment to prevent Kansas courts from shutting down public schools in lawsuits over education funding. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has called a special session for lawmakers to address a Kansas Supreme Court decision that said the state’s education funding system is unfair […]
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday embraced a $38 million increase in state aid for poor Kansas school districts as he called a special session aimed at averting a court-mandated shutdown of public schools statewide. Brownback issued a proclamation summoning the GOP-dominated Legislature back to the Statehouse on June 23. He […]
@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
Kansas public schools face closure on June 30 if Gov. Sam Brownback and the Republican-controlled state legislature don't make changes to help poor districts, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. Under Brownback the state has been in a severe funding crisis, collecting less taxes than anticipated for 10 of the past 12 months. Show More Summary
The same people who made up ghastly lies about Planned Parenthood are now worried about animal-human hybrids
The Planned Parenthood abortion business is not happy the state of Kansas approved legislation to permanently ban any taxpayer funding for the abortion corporation. Governor Sam Brownback recently signed the pro-life bill into law. Kansas Senate Bill 436 would prioritize Title X grants, which are taxpayer-funded, by awarding them to full-service public health clinics and […]
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today signed a bill that would ensure that no taxpayer dollars are going to fund the abortion industry. Kansas Senate Bill 436 would prioritize Title X grants, which are taxpayer-funded, by awarding them to full-service public health clinics and hospitals first. Planned Parenthood, which often receives these grants from various states, […]
Gov. Sam Brownback cited undercover videos of the abortion giant in his decision.
GOP zealots, enthralled by a fictitious fantasy of tax cuts and free-market nonsense, turned Kansas upside down. It’s safe to say that if Kansas’s Gov. Sam Brownback or any of the state’s ultraconservative legislators had been in fictional...Show More Summary