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Medicaid expansion discussion should be based on reality not promises of "free money" from Washington.


Patrick Parks talks about Medicaid expansion and Obamacare in Kansas
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Kansas residents who are already paying more for health insurance will also pay much more to fund an expansion of Medicaid. Patrick Parks, a fiscal policy analyst at the Kansas Policy Institute, talks about research KPI and other organizations have done in...
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Kansas' school finance system does little to serve our children. Instead it focuses on institutions. We need a student-focused, transparent formula that requires the efficient use of taxpayer money.


Legislature Considers Changes to School Funding Formula
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Dave Trabert, president of Kansas Policy Institute, talks about the state's K-12 school funding formula. The Kansas Legislature is considering block-grant funding schools for the next two years while they take a deliberative look at rewriting the formula....
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:10:07 +0000
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Kansas schools on track to receive $6 billion this year, setting a new funding record for the 4th consecutive year.

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Testimony SB 294 Education Finance Act of 2015.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Committee on Education regarding the Education Finance Act of 2015.
Testimony SB 233 exise tax increases 3 24 15.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Committee on Taxation regarding tax increases on alcohol and tobacco.
Testimony SB 188 in House school budget transparency 3 19.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the House Committee on Education regarding requirements under the Kansas Uniform Financial Accounting and Reporting Act.
HB 2319 - Opponent Testimony - Kansas Policy Institute.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the House Committee on Health and Human Services regarding legislative Medicaid expansion authority.
HB 2396 - Kansas Policy Institute (Full).pdf
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Written testimony submitted by KPI to the House Committee on Taxation regarding renewable energy property tax exemptions.
HB 2401 - Anderson - KPI.pdf
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Written testimony submitted by KPI Adjunct Scholar Steven Anderson to the Senate Committee on Taxation in support of HB 2401.
HB 2400 - Anderson - KPI.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI Adjunct Scholar Steven Anderson before the Senate Committee on Taxation regarding LAVTR.
HB 2399 - Anderson - KPI.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI Adjunct Scholar Steven Anderson before the Senate Committee on Taxation in opposition to HB 2399.
Senate Taxation - SB 270.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Committee on Assessment and Taxation regarding tax credit scholarships.
Testimony on SB 260.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI Adjunct Scholar Steven Anderson before the Senate Committee on Taxation in opposition to SB 260.
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