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Conservative Caucus Blasts Tax Increase

A group of Republican legislators isn't happy with the outcome of votes in the Kansas House and Senate last week. Both chambers adopted a tax plan that will increase income taxes on individuals earning...
Topeka

Senate, House Pass Largest Tax Increase in KS History

The Kansas Senate approved the largest tax hike in state history a day after the House offered bipartisan support to the measure. The bill only narrowly passed the Senate, 22-18, but it passed the House...

Will U Cal Berkeley Boycott National Debate Championship at KU?

According to Southern Methodist University professor Ben Voth, writing in the American Thinker, two teams from the University of California at Berkeley will not likely participate in the National Debate Tournament to be held in late...

McCaskill Hopes to Tie Trump’s Hands on Russia

"You can talk all you want about Russia, which was all, you know, fake news, fabricated deal, to try and make up for the loss of the Democrats and the press plays right into...

Ill-Fated Kemper Arena Sold for a Buck

On Thursday, the Kansas City Council, by a 9-1 vote, approved the sale of Kemper Arena to Foutch Brothers for $1. This move spares the city a $1 million-a-year maintenance burden but may put the...

TV News Mischaracterizes Tax Increase Bill

KSHB-TV 41 News mischaracterized a bill that would mark the largest tax increase in Kansas history. The anchor suggests at the outset of the television story that the tax increase bill simply rolls back...
TEA Party

New TEA Party PAC in Kansas?

A new political action committee filed a statement of organization with the Kansas Secretary of State's office on Feb. 15. TEA stands for "Trumped Enough Already." Its objective is "to respectfully object and dissent from...

New Business Continues to Grow in Kansas

There is not much positive effect a state tax policy can have on industries like agriculture and energy, the two heavy hitters in Kansas, but on new businesses the effect can be significant. According to Kansas...

Wink Hartman Launches Gubernatorial Campaign

Wink Hartman, a Wichita businessman, will vie for the top job in Kansas, he announced in a press release last night. Hartman is president of Hartman Oil Co., a job he's held for the...
Topeka

Tax Increase Bill Headed to Final Action

With no discussion or debate, a large majority of Kansas House members voted to move forward on a tax bill that will raise income taxes, eliminate the LLC-exemption, and reinstate a third tax bracket...