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Kansas Legislature Rejects 2012 Tax Cuts, Once Seen as a Conservative Model

Governor Sam Brownbac. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)

This story originally aired on Marketplace.

An experiment in Kansas with income tax cuts ended this week. Lawmakers rolled back most of the tax cuts passed five years ago, overriding Governor Sam Brownback's veto to do it. The promise was economic growth, but a majority of lawmakers decided the budget deficits that came with those cuts were too much. Stephen Koranda, from Kansas Public Radio, reports.


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