• KPI submits letter urging Gov. Kelly to provide relief to property taxpayers

    KPI submits letter urging Gov. Kelly to provide relief to property taxpayers0

    Dear Governor Kelly, As I’m sure you know, Kansans have been hit with enormous property tax increases over the last twenty years.  Property tax on real estate jumped 222% since 1997, which is more than four times the rate of inflation, and Kansas now has some of the highest effective property tax rates in the

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  • Who is Mark Janus?

    Who is Mark Janus?0

    This week, Mark Janus is visiting the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka to share his story. On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case, Janus v. AFSCME, that every public worker has a constitutional right to resign from a union whenever they want. Mark was a State of Illinois employee who disagreed

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  • LeBron’s “I Promise” school – a model Kansas should emulate

    LeBron’s “I Promise” school – a model Kansas should emulate0

    There will be no mention of basketball in this essay despite the fact that as a Phoenix Suns fan throughout my adult life, nothing could be worse than LeBron James joining the despicable, hated Los Angeles Lakers. (If there any Suns fans out there, you know exactly what I’m talking about.) Ok, that’s the only

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