• Legislative leadership moving Left in Kansas

    Legislative leadership moving Left in Kansas0

    Legislative leadership teams will lean more to the Left in 2017, favoring higher taxes and less economic and personal freedom based on the Lifetime Kansas Freedom Index scores for the House and Senate.  The 2016 House leadership team had a lifetime average score of 67 percent, with 50 percent being a ‘neutral’ score (voting equally

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  • Move Revenue Estimates from April to May

    Move Revenue Estimates from April to May0

    Moving the timetable for the issuance of Spring revenue estimates from April to May is among the task force recommendations to improve to the process, and history shows that to be a much-needed change.  Over the last 15 years, the April income tax estimate (Individual and Corporate combined) have missed the current year actual receipts

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  • States That Spend Less Tax Less

    States That Spend Less Tax Less0

    Media and legislators constantly present Kansans with the false choice between paying higher taxes to bankroll more government spending or risking cuts to desired public services. But many states continue to show that it is possible to maintain both a low-tax environment and quality public services. The key to doing so lies in states controlling

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