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  • Is your local government increasing property taxes this month?

    Is your local government increasing property taxes this month?0

    More than 1,300 local taxing authorities ranging from fire districts and cemeteries to cities, school districts, and counties across Kansas have announced that they will not raise property taxes this year. Those proposing increases will be hosting public hearings about whether to exceed their revenue-neutral rate. According to the Truth-in-Taxation law passed in 2021, taxing

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  • Many counties withhold information on property tax hearings

    Many counties withhold information on property tax hearings0

    With just 12 days to go before the revenue-neutral rate property tax hearings will begin, over half of the taxing entities that have responded to KORA requests from Kansas Policy Institute are not raising property taxes this year.  But as of today, 61 counties have not provided information in response to our Open Records requests

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  • Give kids a fighting chance with choice, transparency, and accountability

    Give kids a fighting chance with choice, transparency, and accountability0

    The Kansas Association of School Board’s June 14 report on the Governor’s Education Council tells you everything you need to know about the future of K-12 education, and it’s not pretty.  The Education Council measures success in dollars, not improving academic achievement. Governor Kelly appointed two retired school superintendents from Kansas City and Dodge CityREAD MORE