Gov. Sam Brownback says it will be
challenging to implement new income tax cuts but he's confident his
administration will make the adjustments and the state economy will
The Republican governor spoke Monday at the University of Kansas
as part of the business school's lecture series.
The governor worked with the 2012 Legislature to cut individual
income tax rates and eliminate income tax for owners of nearly
200,000 companies in Kansas.
Brownback acknowledges the cuts will decrease state revenues in
the first few months. But he projected the reductions will improve
the economy and create thousands of new jobs in the long run.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Democrats contend the
tax cuts will hurt middle and lower income residents and shift the