Candidate Policy Briefings

  • July 23 & 24: Candidate Policy Briefings in Salina, Pittsburg and Wichita, Kansas

    Tuesday – July 23rd
    Courtyard by Marriott – Salina, KS
    3020 Riffel Drive
    Salina, KS 67401
    7:00 am – 11:00 am

    Wednesday – July 24th
    Pittsburg State University – Pittsburg, KS
    Overman Student Center – Sunflower Room
    302 E. Cleveland Ave.
    Pittsburg, KS 66762
    8:00 am – Noon

    Wednesday – July 24th

    Advanced Learning Library – Wichita, KS
    Conference Rooms B & C
    711 West 2nd St. N
    Wichita, KS 67203
    2:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    TOPICS COVERED:

    Government spending and efficiency in Kansas– Michael Austin, Director of the Sandlian Center for Entrepreneurial Government with KPI – Austin will offer government efficiency ideas that can be implemented in areas across the state.

    The high cost and effect of property taxes in Kansas– Dave Trabert, president of KPI — Property taxes in Kansas: What’s the history, the current state and the outlook of property taxes in Kansas?  What are the drivers making things difficult for taxpayers?

    K-12 education reform– Mike O’Neal, former Speaker of the House and president of Kansas Chamber of Commerce — K-12 reform in Kansas. Is there a need for an amendment to the Kansas Constitution? O’Neal will discuss the need to transition the focus to the student instead of the continuing to remedy low achievement with more money.  Learn how local Board of Educations can make decisions that can bolster individual student success.

    Spending and student achievement– Dave Trabert –What is the correlation to spending in Kansas and how it has impacted student achievement? Where are we headed?

    Please RSVP. If you are only able to attend certain presentations, please feel free to come and go as you wish.  Each presentation will be approximately 30 minutes. There will time after each presentation for your questions.

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