• David Dorsey Talks About At-Risk Funding

    David Dorsey Talks About At-Risk Funding0

    David Dorsey explains at-risk school funding in Kansas including what it is, how it came to be and its status under the current block grant funding for Kansas K-12 education. David is a Senior Education Policy Analyst with Kansas Policy Institute with 20 years experience as a teacher, most recently teaching at-risk students in Topeka,

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  • Representative Pompeo on Reining in the Federal Government

    Representative Pompeo on Reining in the Federal Government0

    Rep. Mike Pompeo, representing the 4th District of Kansas, shares the highlights of his speech at the annual dinner of the Kansas Policy Institute.

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  • Kansas Budget Documentary Short on Facts

    Kansas Budget Documentary Short on Facts0

    Dave Trabert, president of Kansas Policy Institute, discusses Kansas state budget facts that were left out of a “documentary” video on the state budget and education funding. “Where the Buffaloed Roam: An Ode to the Kansas Budget,” the video produced by high school student Carson Tappan, includes a portion of an interview with Trabert.

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  • Business Perceptions of State & Local Government Regulations

    Business Perceptions of State & Local Government Regulations0

    James Franko, Vice President and Policy Director of Kansas Policy Institute, talks about a newly-released study titled “Business Perceptions of the Economic Impact of State and Local Government Regulation.” The study, prepared for KPI by the Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs at Wichita State University, collected and analyzed information about the perceptions and attitudes

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  • Patrick Parkes on Medicaid Expansion & Obamacare

    Patrick Parkes on Medicaid Expansion & Obamacare0

    Kansas residents who are already paying more for health insurance will also pay much more to fund an expansion of Medicaid. Patrick Parkes, a fiscal policy analyst at the Kansas Policy Institute, talks about research KPI and other organizations have done into the costs and outcomes of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act popularly

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  • Legislature Considers Changes to School Funding Formula

    Legislature Considers Changes to School Funding Formula0

    Dave Trabert, president of Kansas Policy Institute, talks about the state’s K-12 school funding formula. The Kansas Legislature is considering block-grant funding schools for the next two years while they take a deliberative look at rewriting the formula.

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