May 28, 2023

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Tag: Kansas Chamber of Commerce

Kansas loses population while neighboring states gain

Kansas is one of 18 states to see a decline in population between July 2021 and July 2022, according to…

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Public invited to candidate forums on education, taxes, spending, regulation

The Kansas Policy Institute is sponsoring two events this week of interest to candidates and taxpayers, focusing on important public…

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Chamber business leader survey shows taxes are too high in KS

The Tax Foundation last year said Kansas has the highest effective tax rates in the nation on mature businesses, and…

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Governor, KJI, Chamber, school boards weigh in on SB 40 lawsuit

Kristin Butler and Scott Bozarth wanted school officials to listen to their concerns, but they refused. Left with few other options,…

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Federal unemployment benefits stifle job growth in Kansas

President Joe Biden may not believe that the extra $300 per week in federal unemployment benefits is keeping people from…

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Kelly nominee may legislate from the bench to raise property tax

Johnson County Commission Chairman Ed Eilert and Rep. Stephanie Clayton, an Overland Park Democrat, have called on Kansas Governor Laura…

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Damaging COVID response, taxes top concerns of Kansas businesses

Kansas business owners believe the state’s COVID response damaged the economy more than necessary, according to an annual poll commissioned…

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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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Reopening Kansas: challenges and opportunities

Even as the Kansas Policy Institute, which owns the Sentinel, and the Kansas Chamber of Commerce released their plans for…

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Kansas Chamber releases plan to restart economy

As Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced she was extending the state-wide stay-at-home order until May 3, the Kansas Chamber of…

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Tax Increase Coming to KS Individuals, Businesses If Legislature Does Nothing

Kansans will get a tax increase unless the Kansas House and Senate adopt legislation that mirrors federal tax reforms before…

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Chamber Poll: Kansans Don’t Want Tax Hike

A new poll suggests Kansans prefer spending cuts to tax hikes on the middle class. The Kansas Chamber of Commerce yesterday…

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