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Gov. Sebelius to Balance 2010 Kansas Budget using Federal Debt and Federal Taxes

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius

Today’s press release from Gov. Sebelius announced her plans to balance the 2010 budget:

“Governor Kathleen Sebelius has delivered to the legislature amendments to her 2010 budget recommendations that take into account resources available in the Federal Recovery Act. With these amendments, the 2010 budget is balanced, ends with money in the bank and does not raise taxes.”

Why doesn’t Gov. Sebelius tell the whole truth about the “resources available in the Federal Recovery Act”?  Why doesn’t Gov. Sebelius tell the citizens of the state of Kansas the “Stimulus” funds from the Federal Recovery Act will be paid for by higher federal taxes and debt?  State taxes are not going up with her plan, but where does Gov. Sebelius explain that higher federal taxes may result? Read the rest of this entry »