• Kelly admin consciously deceived legislators, taxpayers

    Kelly admin consciously deceived legislators, taxpayers0

    An Open Records request and public pressure from KPI and our media outlet, the Sentinel, compelled Governor Laura Kelly’s Department of Revenue to tacitly confirm that they consciously deceived legislators and taxpayers. As the Sentinel first reported, Kelly’s Secretary of Revenue Mark Burghart and her Budget Director Adam Proffitt made an unsubstantiated claim on March

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  • PRO Act is another Biden middle class tax increase

    PRO Act is another Biden middle class tax increase0

    President Joe Biden promised to not increase taxes on the middle class, but his gift to organized labor, the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), has the same impact as a tax increase on millions of Americans.  The PRO Act does not protect anyone’s right to organize; those rights already exist.  Quite the

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  • Truth in Taxation is a model for legislative change

    Truth in Taxation is a model for legislative change0

    Forcing local officials to be honest about the entire property tax increase they impose will save taxpayers hundreds of millions over time because city council members and county commissioners know they won’t stay in office if they vote for the big increases they quietly imposed in the past.  My recent joint column with my colleague

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