New taxes won’t do much for Kentucky. (But they’re sweet for the well-off.)

Editorial
June 29, 2018
Lexington Herald Leader

In Kentucky, conventional wisdom has long held that if lawmakers are going to raise taxes (and inevitably make some voters mad), the increase should be big enough to both accomplish something dramatic and avoid the need for another one any time soon (like three or four decades).

In 2018, the Republicans who control the legislature junked that conventional wisdom.

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