Governor Brownback's Vision For Public Schools Is At Stake

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Governor Brownback's vision for the state and millions of tax dollars for public schools are at stake in a lawsuit before the Kansas Supreme Court.

Brownback is banking on massive personal income tax cuts boosting the states economy,but students and school districts sued, demanding an increase education spending.

The Kansas Supreme Court is considering the state's appeal of a lower court ruling. That Kansas must increase annual aid to public schools by at least $440 million.

Research staff suggests the state can't add new spending to its annual budgets with the income tax cuts in place.