June 22, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: ALEC

Kansas falls farther behind in annual Rich States, Poor States report

Kansas’ mediocre economic growth over the last decade, coupled with a domestic-migration population loss over the same period, has driven…

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Kansas adds government jobs, loses private employment in April

Kansas already ranks as the second-most over-governed state in the nation, behind only Wyoming as the state with the most…

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RSPS: Kansas is in bottom half of state economic performance

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly ranks in the bottom half of governors nationally, but according to the American Legislative Exchange Council,…

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Mississippi becomes third state this year to move to flat tax

While Governor Kelly’s handpicked Tax Council recommends adding a fourth income tax bracket as suggested by her Council on Racial…

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“Truth in Taxation” helps cut property tax in 21 counties

The new Kansas law aimed at increasing transparency and accountability in local government taxing and spending decisions shows some promise…

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Report: Kelly ranks in bottom half of governors nationally

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly ranks 27th out of all 50 state governors according to a new report from the American…

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Rich States, Poor States: Kansas is #39

Just a few years ago, Kansas was ranked #20 in economic performance in the annual Rich States, Poor States publication…

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Schmidt, other state AGs threaten action over COVID relief strings

Kansas Attorney Derek Schmidt joined 20 other state attorneys general in a letter threatening to take action against the Biden…

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Media selective reporting could set up your next tax increase

When was the last time you saw a Kansas newspaper or TV station publish bad news about economic conditions in…

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New Study Suggests that Tax Increases and Worker’s Compensation Impact Kansas Economy

The annual Rich States, Poor States reports from the American Legislative Exchange Council came out this week. Kansas slipped in…

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Kansas’s economic outlook falls to bottom half nationally, annual study suggests

Kansas, once ranked in the top 15 in the annual Rich States, Poor States study, dropped to 27th place this…

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Study: KPERS Funding Relies on High Returns

State pensions funding is one of those topics that no one pays attention to until there is not any. Yet,…

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Economist: “Kansas Has Fallen Back To Where It Was Before Tax Reform”

According to Jonathan Williams, chief economist with the American Legislative Exchange Council, “Kansas has fallen back to where it was…

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