January 17, 2013 12:00 AM

Eagle editorial: State budget not realistic

To pay for last year’s income-tax cuts and some new ones, Gov. Sam Brownback wants to eliminate the mortgage interest deduction and break a promise that a sales-tax hike would be temporary. Both ideas flopped last session, so the governor’s proposal is asking a lot of his friends in newly high places in the Legislature – too much to be realistic.

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