February 4, 2023

Tag: Sam Brownback

Mayoral candidate Skoog makes false accusations of KPI

Curt Skoog, a candidate for Overland Park mayor, made some false claims about Kansas Policy…

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Legislators signal they’ll reject Kelly’s tax-and-spend budget proposal

Gov. Laura Kelly’s FY 2022 budget proposal appears to be dead on arrival at the…

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CATO Institute gives Gov. Kelly a ‘D’ for fiscal policy

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly ranks near the bottom in the class of America’s governors, according…

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School boards still diverting money to Schools for Fair Funding

Kansas school districts continue to pump money into Schools for Fair Funding, a coalition of…

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Beverly Gossage, Dave Owen vying to replace Julia Lynn

Now that Kansas Sen. Julia Lynn’s name won’t appear on the general election ballot in…

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Kelly stacks tax council with state spending advocates

Gov. Laura Kelly established the Governor’s Council on Tax Reform, a group that will study…

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McClatchy seeks IRS waiver to reduce pension payments

McClatchy, the newspaper conglomerate that owns the Kansas City Star and the Wichita Eagle, posted…

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Senator with major role in Brownback tax plan appointed co-chair of Gov. Kelly’s tax reform council

The Kansas tax reform legislation of 2012 is often called ‘the Brownback Tax Plan’, but…

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Full House To Debate KPERS Re-Amortization Plan

Update: The House voted against the re-amortization plan Thursday afternoon by a vote of 87-36. …

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House Slams Brakes on Banking Bill as Medicaid Expansion Vehicle

Kansas House Minority Leader Jim Ward tried to slip amendments related to Medicaid into legislation…

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Why Did Tax Cuts Work In NC, IN, and TN But Not in Kansas?

The question that Kansas Policy Institute President Dave Trabert raises in his new book, “What…

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Senate Committee Hosts Medicaid Expansion Hearing

The annual effort to expand Medicaid in Kansas cleared one hurdle Wednesday morning. Members of…

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