• 2016 Green Book

    2016 Green Book0

    Latest in “Factbook” series exploring the relationship between the size of government and economic vitality.

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  • Houston, we have a spending problem

    Houston, we have a spending problem0

    Hyperbole-laden claims from special interests, certain legislators and editorial writers are giving Kansans and the world the impression that revenue shortfalls have led to apocalyptic spending cuts.  That’s not true, of course, but the battle for control of the message is about something much bigger than agency spending levels.  In Chapter 4 (Lessons from Kansas: A Behind the

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  • Scare tactics and false choices: just another Tuesday at KCEG

    Scare tactics and false choices: just another Tuesday at KCEG0

    The Kansas Center for Economic Growth (KCEG) put out a February 16 blog post on state revenue that basically yells ‘fire’ in a crowded theater while obfuscating a clear path to an easy exit.  KCEG Executive Director Annie McKay says General Fund revenue cannot reasonably meet expectations for the remainder of the year, so legislators

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