On April 7, the Kansas Senate passed Substitute for House Bill 2228. On its surface, this bill addresses issues from the federal tax plan passed in December. However, it also includes extremely fiscally irresponsible provisions that will cost the state at least $494 million over the next five years. We urge lawmakers to oppose Senate Substitute for House Bill 2228. Without a certain revenue source to pay for such costly changes, Kansas simply can’t afford to do otherwise.
Bill briefing: “KCEG urges lawmakers to reject Senate Substitute for HB 2228.”
Infographic: “Paying the price.” Years of disinvestment have cost Kansas dearly.
Blog post: Senior fellow Duane Goossen runs down “The Kansas financial health ‘to do’ list.”
Action alert: Let your legislators and Gov. Colyer know we can’t pay for another tax experiment.
Press release: We sum up the risks and uncertainty Kansas faces from this plan.