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Kansas' Red Dawn
Kansas' Red Dawn
Under Brownback, Kansas Sees Wage and Job Growth

Kansas still has long term fiscal problems, but Brownback’s tax cuts have brought wage and job growth to the state. One gap: a serious focus on making government itself more efficient.

Kansas' Red Dawn
Brownback Revolution Hobbles Downticket Candidates

The unpopularity of the Brownback revolution could threaten even the chances of downticket candidates. That is not a good sign for partisans of the Red Dawn in Kansas—or for those trying to export it elsewhere.

Kansas' Red Dawn
A Republican Revolt Against Brownback

Over one hundred Kansas Republican leaders have endorsed Gov. Brownback’s Democratic opponent. The political costs of Brownback’s policies may be his undoing.

Kansas' Red Dawn
Sam Brownback's Red Revolution Lives to Fight Another Day

A long-awaited court ruling on the constitutionality of Kansas’ massive education spending cuts ended with a punt. For now, at least, Governor Brownback’s education reforms look set to survive.

Kansas' Red Dawn
The Surprising Effects of the Brownback Government

The results so far from the Kansas Red Dawn suggest that even drastic policies changes might ultimately have only mild effects.

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