Kansas stimulus tide sees GOP shift

Kansas stimulus tide sees GOP shift

There are 3 comments on the www.hutchnews.com story from Mar 15, 2009, titled Kansas stimulus tide sees GOP shift. In it, www.hutchnews.com reports that:

Republican leaders continue to warn that Kansas must curb spendthrift tendencies in its state government instead of using federal stimulus dollars to avoid tough budget decisions.

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Since: Oct 07

Olathe, KS

#1 Mar 16, 2009
Some of the stimulus funds have only a two year period of help, then dry up. Then what does the state do then? Two options: to replenish funding with scarce state tax money, or drop or curtail the programs being funded. This will only post pone the misery and will not force us to solve our shortfalls.
John

United States

#2 Mar 16, 2009
I appreciate Sen. Emler's comments, however why was it not understood a couple of years ago that "It's smarter to stop spending now than two years from now, but people just can't seem to accept that."

Which "people" is he referring to?

Since: Oct 07

Olathe, KS

#3 Mar 16, 2009
John, I re-read the article, and I think the 'people' he is referring to, are Kansas legislators.

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