• 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Reversing The Kansas Exodus

    2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Reversing The Kansas Exodus0

    At the start of the year, Americans always seem resolved to make changes to their lives and routines. For many Kansans, those resolutions apparently mean migration to fast-growing states with governments that spend less, and tax less. This policy proposal is part of the Sandlian Center for Entrepreneurial Government’s 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide. Find more

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  • December FY 2019: Kansans Cringe Purchasing for Six Straight Months

    December FY 2019: Kansans Cringe Purchasing for Six Straight Months0

    For six months Kansas sales tax on retail spending has deteriorated. There was no sign of a holiday shopping bump in the state’s tax revenue report. To see November’s FY 2019 Tax Report click here. The Governor’s Budget Office reported state government tax collections for the fiscal year ending in December. Kansas state government collected

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  • 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Economic Development Needs Reform

    2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Economic Development Needs Reform0

    This policy proposal is part of the Sandlian Center for Entrepreneurial Government’s 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide. Find more proposals here. Government economic development policy is like a bad game of Jenga. Policymakers remove a block of taxpayer dollars intended for government services. Eventually they must pay for those tax incentives by raising the tower of

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