Brownback takes Kansas lawmakers ‘to the brink’ with latest veto

Brownback takes Kansas lawmakers ‘to the brink’ with latest veto

Sen. Bruce Givens, R-El Dorado, called the governor hypocritical for denouncing the income tax bill he vetoed after helping to push through a sales tax increase in 2015. That year, lawmakers raised the sales tax rate to close another budget gap.

Givens said the veto amounted to the governor saying “I dare you” to lawmakers.

“His logic does not make sense to me,” Givens said.

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