Topeka Last week at the Colorado Conservative Political Action Committee meeting in Denver, Gov. Sam Brownback was cheered when he invited people to move to Kansas to take advantage of his new tax cuts.
Brownback, a Republican, also said state government went from a $500 million deficit to $500 million surplus in two fiscal years without raising taxes. However, in the legislative session before Brownback was elected, the Legislature approved and then-Gov. Mark Parkinson, a Democrat, signed into law a temporary sales tax increase that helped produce revenue in Brownback's first two years in office.
Here is Brownback's comment to the Colorado CPAC. It starts at 5:32 of this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSQPF6iEo9A
"We did not raise taxes. We just cut our taxes. And by the way, I want to invite anybody here to move to Kansas, so you hunt pheasant, have a good time, and if you're an LLC, or sub-S, or sole proprietorship, zero state income tax. Zero state income tax in the state of Kansas," Brownback said.