February 22, 2024

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Tag: Americans for Prosperity-Kansas

Nearly 60% of Kansans favor single tax rate: poll

Americans for Prosperity – Kansas (AFP-KS) has released a poll showing a bipartisan coalition of taxpayers strongly supports replacing the…

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Kansas has the most domestic migration loss among neighboring states

Kansas had the worst record in 2023 among bordering states on domestic migration, as more U.S. residents moved out-of-state than…

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Kansas City Star rejects opinions with which it disagrees

When Colleen Nelson was the editorial manager for the Kansas City Star, she made sure that alternate views (i.e., not…

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AFP-Kansas presents Frederick Douglass Award to Rep. Marvin Robinson II

A free-market group, the Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Kansas, has given its first ever Frederick Douglass Award “for standing on principle…

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Chances for school choice this session narrow substantially

School choice legislation is not yet entirely dead in Kansas this year, although opportunities for passage this session are narrowing.…

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Kelly administration wants $15 million to bail out failed incentive program

The Kelly administration is asking for approximately $15 million a year to prop up an incentive program that has shown…

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Performance-based budgeting law is effectively ignored by state agencies

A report on performance-based budgeting in Kansas reminds readers of a famous quote about government spending: “A billion here, a…

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AFPF-Kansas files open records complaint against Commerce Department

More than a year ago, Americans For Prosperity Foundation-Kansas (AFPF-Kansas) filed a series of Open Records Act requests with the…

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SB 174 would eliminate ‘pay to work fee’ for APRNs

Proponents say a proposal before the Kansas Legislature regarding Advance Practice Registers Nurses (APRNs) will lower medical costs and improve…

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Election puts liberty-centric reforms on the agenda in Kansas

There’s good news on the horizon for Kansas voters who want less government control over their lives and constitutional liberty…

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Manhattan voters reject sales tax hike

Despite a ‘smoke and mirrors’ campaign on the other side, Manhattan voters sent a loud message to city hall on…

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Medicaid expansion plan would hike cigarette taxes, raise fees

Over the last two days, members of the Senate Select Committee on Healthcare Access noodled on details of a Medicaid…

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Nurse practitioner reform: better healthcare access, lower cost

March 20 was the worst day of the 2019 legislative session, according to Kansas House Majority Leader Dan Hawkins. That’s…

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Conference asks: Can school choice defeat poverty?

Lisa Watson has a calling: to get kids out of failing schools. The Kansas City, Kansas woman is helping organize…

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Arizona-like law could reduce occupational licensing hurdles in KS

Arizona became the first state in the nation to recognize occupational licenses from other states. But Arizona’s new license portability…

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Utility Companies Battle Electricity Rates Proposal

Kansas electricity rates are the highest in the region, but legislation intended to determine the reasons and possible solutions faces…

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AFP-KS Plans Advocacy Day during ‘Sausage-Making’ Time

When lawmakers return to Topeka to wrap up the 2018 legislative session, they’ll be met by advocates for limited government and…

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