Brownback Faces Blowback as Kansas Tax Cuts Shutter Classrooms

Sam Brownback, governor of Kansas, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview inside the Bloomberg Link during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, U.S., on Tuesday Aug. 28, 2012.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Public schools in Kansas have closed classrooms, fired teachers, increased class sizes and raised local property levies following statewide tax cuts, undermining the re-election bid of Republican Governor Sam Brownback, the man who promised them.

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