Teacher Union Power – Kansas Style

Stephen Moore, in the Weekly Standard, explains why the Kansas legislature, under the thumb of Kansas teacher union officials, is about to raise taxes to an all-time high.

“If They Only Had a Brain”

But the Kansas House and Senate are poised to pass the largest tax increase in the state’s history. This would be the third tax hike in five years. When lawmakers in the House spoke up for a billion dollar tax hike not long ago, the liberals in the chamber rose in thunderous applause. This latest revenue grab would effectively repeal Governor Sam Brownback’s 2012 income tax cuts, his signature achievement.