• State legislature rolls back Republican governor’s ‘terrible experiment’
  • Deep cuts had left the state with a $1bn budget hole and low growth

Kansas has rejected the years-long tax-cutting experiment that brought governor Sam Brownback to international attention and provided a model for the Trump administration’s troubled tax plans.

In a warning shot to the Trump administration, even Brownback’s fellow Republicans voted to override his veto of a bill to reverse many of the tax cuts he championed as a way to spur entrepreneurs and the economy, but which have left the state with a $1bn hole in its budget.

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