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  • Record State Budgets From Off-Target Economic Predictions

    Record State Budgets From Off-Target Economic Predictions0

    When it comes to making predictions, they say that the only good thing about economic forecasters is that they make the TV weathermen look good. Kansas’s economic and tax revenue forecasters, known as the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group or CRE are no different, and they have a history of missing their estimates. As a result,

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  • More State Funding Won’t Stop Tuition Hikes

    More State Funding Won’t Stop Tuition Hikes0

    Kansas students are suffering financially from the accelerating cost of college. If policymakers truly seek to provide tuition relief, they should realize state aid has little to zero effect on tuition hikes. The idea that education needs more state funding strongly influences Kansas policy. To that degree, the legislature approved an extra $33 million in

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