Brownback's Kansas Downgraded Again, But the Mythmaker Rolls On

Barbara Shelly for The Kansas City Times

The governor was at it again Wednesday, telling happy Republicans at a post-primary election victory party in Topeka that all is well in the state of Kansas. Brownback also failed to mention that the $434 million general fund balance that the state had to begin the current fiscal year was quite a bit less than the $687.4 million that forecasters had projected. Or that the state can’t meet expenses in this current fiscal year without draining what little is left in that reserve fund. In other words, Kansas is about to go broke.

 

Read the entire editorial at The Kansas City Times.

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