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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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KPI Paper - Business Perceptions of the Economic Impact of State and Local Gov't Reg..pdf
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In conjunction with WSU's Hugo Wall School, Wichita-area businesses review the state and local regulatory regime.
KPI Green Book 2014.pdf
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Latest in "Factbook" series exploring the relationship between the size of government and economic vitality.
KPI - Policy Brief - 5 Year Budget Plan.pdf
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A five year budget plan for the state of Kansas.
KPI Paper - A Legislators Guide to Delivering Better Service at a Better Price.pdf
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A road map by which state legislators can control state spending while delivering better government service.
KPI Paper - Preventing Bankruptcy in KPERS.pdf
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An examination of the impact new GASB standards will have on KPERS and possible solutions.
KPI Analysis - A Legislator's Guide to Delivering Better Service at a Better Price.pdf
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How Kansas' legislators can lead the transition from being a high-spending state to an efficient provider and reap the benefits of economic growth and job creation.
KPI Study - Better Service, Better Price - Privatization.pdf
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A primer discusses what the privatization of government services is, what it isn't, best practices, and explores case studies from around the world.
KPI Policy Brief - Tax Reform Gears Kansas for Growth.pdf
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A dynamic analysis of the tax reform package enacted with the signing of HB 2117.
KPI Paper - The Economic Impact of the Kansas Renewable Portfolio Standard.pdf
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An analysis of the Renewable Portfolio Standard signed into law in 2009.
KPI Analysis - Tax Reform Job Growth and Gov't Spending.pdf
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An analysis of spending and taxation levels amongst the individual states.
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