GOP Learns Lessons From Sam Brownback's Tax Scare

Lumberhead12/27/2014 10:10:00 am PST


Another difference: They won’t rely on optimist revenue growth assumptions, a major critique of Kansas’ cuts.
“The governor [has] insisted on conservative … revenue forecasts,” Keen said.

Congressional Republicans aren’t learning this lesson though.
GOP seeks to replace budget director

The potential shake-up comes as Republicans — including influential House Budget Chairman Tom Price of Georgia — push to change how the office makes its calculations.
Rather than having the office crunch the numbers on new policies based on the current economic landscape, Republicans would like to employ a method called “dynamic scoring.”