• It’s Official: Governor’s Budget Sets Up A $1.3 Billion Tax Increase

    It’s Official: Governor’s Budget Sets Up A $1.3 Billion Tax Increase0

    Governor Kelly’s claim to balance the budget without raising taxes certainly sounds appealing and has been met with lots of media coverage. However, the latest from state researchers shows little stops a $1.3 billion tax hike from hitting Kansans in four years. In November, we reported figures from the Kansas Legislative Research Department (KLRD) showing

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  • 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Reversing The Kansas Exodus

    2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Reversing The Kansas Exodus0

    At the start of the year, Americans always seem resolved to make changes to their lives and routines. For many Kansans, those resolutions apparently mean migration to fast-growing states with governments that spend less, and tax less. This policy proposal is part of the Sandlian Center for Entrepreneurial Government’s 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide. Find more

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  • 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Economic Development Needs Reform

    2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide: Economic Development Needs Reform0

    This policy proposal is part of the Sandlian Center for Entrepreneurial Government’s 2019 Legislator’s Budget Guide. Find more proposals here. Government economic development policy is like a bad game of Jenga. Policymakers remove a block of taxpayer dollars intended for government services. Eventually they must pay for those tax incentives by raising the tower of

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