• Solutions to Kansas’ High Property Taxes

    Solutions to Kansas’ High Property Taxes0

    When you think of some of the highest taxes in the country, you don’t immediately think of Iola, Kansas. But, you should. According to the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy’s research – highlighted in Kansas Policy Institute’s 2021 Green Book – a city the size of Iola had some of the highest effective tax rates

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  • Share COVID Relief Funds with Taxpayers Instead of Expanding Government

    Share COVID Relief Funds with Taxpayers Instead of Expanding Government0

    Over $3.3 billion in American Rescue Plan funds is already on the way to Kansas cities, schools, and state-level operations via the American Rescue Plan of 2021. This money should go to help the ordinary people who have struggled most during the pandemic. These public bodies must now make decisions on how to spend the

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  • State, local government need spending cuts, not federal bailouts

    State, local government need spending cuts, not federal bailouts0

    Everyone from elected officials, government unions, and the Brookings Institute is calling for hundreds of billions more in federal bailouts for states and local governments.  There’s no question that government-ordered shutdowns will cause tax revenue to plummet, but bailouts will only make matters worse for employers and individual taxpayers. The longer that states impose shutdowns,

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