Bureau of Labor Statistics releases of June’s seasonally-adjusted private-sector jobs numbers show Kansas performing favorably with its regional peers through the first half of 2015 relative to the same period of time in 2014.
(July 30, 2015) CHRIS FRANK School property taxes expected to increase for residents in the Wichita school district. With the local option budget Wichita schools planning for an increase of 2.868 in the mill levy.
(July 30, 2015) JESSIE WAGONER Budget planning for school districts across the state looks very different this year — this is the first year that districts are following the new block grant funding model.
(July 30, 2015) DAVE TRABERT The latest attempt to undermine Kansas tax reform comes from KCUR-FM and National Public Radio: “Huge income tax cuts have led to…. shrinking classroom budgets for public schools.” That statement might make a captivating movie ad...film would be classified as fiction.
(July 29, 2015) YAEL T. ABOUHALKAH Ultraconservative Republican lobbyists and lawmakers control the Kansas Legislature, and their toxic dogma has left a trail of destruction.