Government & Politics

August 10, 2014 7:12 PM

Adjusted Kansas numbers show $238 million budget shortfall

Kansas will face a budget shortfall of $238 million by the end of July 2016, the Legislature’s nonpartisan research staff said in a new forecast predicting that the gap will emerge a year sooner than it had anticipated. The projections are likely to become part of a debate about whether tax cuts engineered by Gov. Sam Brownback are wrecking the state’s finances.

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