Tag: tax

June 12, 2017

Kansas Ends Its Disastrous Experiment with Tax Policy

If you felt the ground shaking last week, there’s a reason why: the Kansas state legislature caused a political earthquake by rejecting Gov. Brownback’s disastrous, failed tax policy. In 2012, the Kansas legislature passed Brownback’s extreme right-wing tax plan, something …

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May 18, 2017

Kansas reaps the whirlwind

Kansas is home to tornadoes and the Land of Oz. It is home to more cows than people. It is also the site of a massive, failed experiment in tax policy. When Kansas passed large tax cuts several years ago, …

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April 14, 2016

How Many Tax Dollars Go to Public Pensions?

With Tax Day right around the corner, we thought this would be an appropriate time to answer the question: how many tax dollars go to public pensions? As we’ve written before, public pensions receive funds from three sources: employer contributions, …

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