When Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback passed massive tax cuts in 2012, the hope was to accelerate the state's languid economy. A year later, growth slowed and the state deficit shot up.
Kansas GOP lawmaker Melissa Rooker (@MelissaRooker) helped lead the rollback of the tax plan in 2016, calling it "reckless fiscal management." Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Rooker about that effort and lessons learned from the Kansas tax experiment.
This segment aired on October 26, 2017.