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Surrounded by low-tax states, Oklahoma is an ‘income-tax sandwich’

By   /  February 5, 2013  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

TAX CUTTER: Following deep 2012 cuts, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is pushing to take his state's personal levy even lower.

By Patrick B. McGuigan | CapitolBeatOK OKLAHOMA CITY — On January 1, Kansas made historic, deep cuts in business and personal income taxes. Not satisfied, Gov. Sam Brownback, who says he wants to put his state on “a glide path to zero” for personal income taxes, is working to cut the top personal rate further, to 3.5 […]

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Kansas Candidacies Hint at More Conservative Legislature

By   /  June 11, 2012  /  Kansas, Politics & Elections  /  1 Comment

By Gene Meyer | Kansas Reporter TOPEKA –  Your next Kansas Legislature will be more conservative than the last one, which just passed the largest package of tax cuts, welfare reform and business-friendly legislation in Kansas history, predicts Jeff Glendening, vice president for political affairs at the Kansas Chamber of Commerce. Or at least, that […]

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Legislators Hear Examples of Businesses Drowning in Regulations

By   /  October 14, 2011  /  Energy and Environment, Kansas, News  /  3 Comments

WICHITA — Government regulation is costing businesses valuable time and opportunities and denying state and local government millions in tax revenue from business activity and development, according to business leaders speaking at the “Drowning in Regulation” tour stop in Wichita Wednesday. Gary Oborny, Chairman and CEO of Occidental Management, a real estate development company in […]

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