• 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Taxing Remote Sales & Sports Gambling

    2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Taxing Remote Sales & Sports Gambling0

    This policy proposal is part of the Sandlian Center for Entrepreneurial Government’s 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide. Find more proposals here. In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings this year, that authorizes states to legalize sports betting and tax out of state sales, policymakers see opportunities to increase government revenue and support more spending.

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  • What can we expect with new leadership in Kansas?

    What can we expect with new leadership in Kansas?0

    Choosing Freedom with Dave Trabert is an initiative of Kansas Policy Institute, and airs weekly on multiple stations across the State. Choosing Freedom covers the most pressing issues impacting our personal freedoms in Kansas. Tune in as we talk with special guest Ron Ryckman, Jr. who was just elected to his second term as Speaker of the Kansas

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  • 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: How Kansas Can Recognize Inefficiencies

    2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: How Kansas Can Recognize Inefficiencies0

    This policy proposal is part of the Sandlian Center for Entrepreneurial Government’s 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide. Find more proposals here. “The problem with government is not in the things it tries, but in the absence of any mechanism for recognizing error.” – Milton Friedman Economist Milton Friedman easily summarized that without an appropriate check and

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  • Here We Go Again: Deficit Spending Could Lead To Billion Dollar Tax Hike

    Here We Go Again: Deficit Spending Could Lead To Billion Dollar Tax Hike0

    Updated estimates from the Kansas Legislative Research Department (KLRD) show Kansans could be on the hook. This time for a massive $1.1 billion tax increase over the next four years. This tax increase does not include the $600 million tax increase approved by the state legislature this past session. This year, the state’s revenue estimate

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  • What was Really the Matter with the Kansas Tax Plan?

    What was Really the Matter with the Kansas Tax Plan?0

    Choosing Freedom with Dave Trabert is an initiative of Kansas Policy Institute, and airs weekly on multiple stations across the State. Choosing Freedom covers the most pressing issues impacting our personal freedoms in Kansas. Join us as we discuss what was really the matter with the tax relief effort under Gov. Brownback’s administration.  What are the myths surrounding

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  • November FY 2019: Sales Tax Stalls For Five Straight Months

    November FY 2019: Sales Tax Stalls For Five Straight Months0

    A well known economic “rule of thumb” is the concept that consumer purchases take up around 70% of the area’s economy. Therefore what does it say for Kansas’s economy if the tax from consumer purchases hasn’t grown for five straight months? The answer? It doesn’t say good things. See the October Fiscal Year 2019 Report

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