Opinion Columns & Blogs

July 29, 2012

Gov. Sam Brownback: Tax cuts needed to grow economy

When Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer and I took office in January 2011, tens of thousands of fewer Kansans were working in private-sector jobs than a decade ago. Our state was losing residents to all surrounding states. We had the highest taxes in the region and ranked among the worst in private-sector job creation. Something had to be done if Kansas was going to be a place where our children and grandchildren could stay to find a job and raise a family.

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