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June 17, 2013 12:00 AM

Kansas views on working poor, state budget, sales-tax increase, higher-ed cuts, science standards

Working poor – The 2013 legislative session was a disaster for the working poor. Kansas workers who earn less than $23,500 for a family of four will not have access to expanded Medicaid health insurance. This is a result of Gov. Sam Brownback’s quixotic idea that reducing individual income taxes on business owners will boom the economy.

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