Our weekly survey sought opinions on the results of the contentious overtime session of the Kansas Legislature. Here are the results, based on more than 1,700 responses.
1) Gov. Sam Brownback deserves credit for keeping tax cuts from 2012 largely in place for individuals and 330,000 business owners and farmers.
Strongly agree 22%
Strongly disagree 67%
2) Many Missouri businesses in the Kansas City metropolitan area, including grocers, will benefit when the higher 6.5 percent Kansas state sales tax goes into effect this summer.
Strongly agree 60%
Strongly disagree 9%
3) While Kansas Republicans rejected a lower sales tax on food this year, they are likely to look at a plan to reduce it in 2016 because it’s an election year.
Strongly agree 32%
Strongly disagree 15%
4) In the long run, the image of Kansas as a good place to live and do business will not be harmed much by the recent spate of negative local and national attention.
Strongly agree 7%
Strongly disagree 81%