Brownback’s self-serving patience

Gov. Sam Brownback often describes the development and passage of legislation as some kind of inscrutable natural phenomenon - something that will happen for reasons we don’t fully understand at some unknown date.

This may sound strange, but here’s what we’re talking about: After the Legislature went back and forth on tax reform last week, Brownback said the sluggish pace was “typical for a session that has difficult things to do.

It’s often those don’t get done until you get crammed, you know, just really pushed up against the very edge. You’ve got funding issues, you’ve got budget issues, you’ve got school finance.”

 

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