Why is the Kansas budget in such bad shape? Not enough taxation? Too much spending?
Page 2 of the “Overview Presentation FY 2010 Governor’s Budget Report” holds a chart of Kansas general fund revenue and expenditures for years past, and estimates for this year and next year. Here’s an excerpt from the chart, starting with 2005.
Can you guess which line represents revenue, and which represents spending?
The Kansas budget reports may be viewed and downloaded here: www.budget.ks.gov/gbr.htm.