Brownback policies created need for tax increase this session

By Jerry Marsh

The attack on responsible Kansas fiscal policy is well under way. Voters will be bombarded over the next year and half regarding the “biggest tax increase in state history” and the “biggest budget increase in state history”. Gov. Brownback, his fiscal minions, and gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach will be leading the attack.

The tax and budget increases are large. I am not sure about the “largest in state history.” The attackers will not tell voters why the increases are large. Voters will need to recall living for five years under the fiscal mess brought on by Gov. Brownback and his ideological cronies and the damage Kansas suffered during those five years.

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