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Kansas’ economic strategy: As great and powerful as The Wizard of Oz?

Or should Missouri pay no attention to the man behind the curtain?

In a bid to generate more jobs and economic growth, many Missouri lawmakers would like to see the Show-Me State follow in the footsteps of Kansas, where Gov. Sam Brownback has put the state on what he calls a “glide path to zero” income tax. But detractors say Brownback’s plan will inevitably lead to cuts to education and jeopardize the state’s fiscal stability.


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