Whenever Governor Sam Brownback talks about cutting state income taxes, he focuses mainly on the economic benefits he believes that action will produce. He says business owners who spend less on taxes will use those savings to create new jobs. But could the tax cuts also be designed to shrink state government by reducing revenues and forcing policymakers to cut spending? The answer is “yes,” according to one key lawmaker who talked to reporter Jim McLean of the KHI News Service.
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