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  New jobs report is an utter disaster for Kansas and Brownback
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Last EditedRP  Aug 19, 2016 04:26pm
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AuthorYael T. Abouhalkah
MediaNewspaper - Kansas City Star
News DateFriday, August 19, 2016 03:30:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA new jobs report revealed, once again, that Gov. Sam Brownback’s income tax cuts are not leading to an explosion of jobs in Kansas. The Associated Press

The new July jobs report released Friday is an utter disaster for Kansans and embattled Gov. Sam Brownback.

Here are the lowlights.

▪ The state lost 5,600 jobs from June to July.

▪ The unemployment rate jumped to 4.1 percent from 3.8 percent in June.

▪ Over the last year, Kansas has actually shed 4,500 jobs.
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