• Kansas individual income tax receipts +7% this year

    Kansas individual income tax receipts +7% this year0

    Media and special interests tend to take a tabloid headline approach to state revenues that de-emphasize or even ignores a lot of important information.  For starters, individual income tax receipts are 6.9 percent higher for the first two months of this fiscal year and almost $16 million above the estimate. Yes, total tax revenue is

  • Media and highway contractors mislead again

    Media and highway contractors mislead again1

    Here’s another case of media letting its political views interfere with responsible journalism.  In keeping with many other media distortions about construction jobs this year, the Eagle editorial board today declared “Highway fund raids affecting jobs” citing data provided to them by Associated General Contractors showing that Kansas lost more construction jobs than any other

  • 19 U.S. Senators promoting tyranny

    19 U.S. Senators promoting tyranny3

    Nineteen U.S. senators are working to destroy free speech and silence dissent, defying the Constitution they swore to defend and uphold.  Senators Harry Reid, Tim Kaine, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and fifteen other Democrats took to the Senate floor last month to demonize their ‘enemies list’ of fossil fuel companies, think tanks and journalists for