A truthful accounting of the finances of Intrust Bank Arena in downtown Wichita shows a large loss.
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Kansas has nearly the highest number of local government employees per resident, compared to other states.
Looking at the number of state government employees in proportion to population, Kansas has many compared to other states.
Recent GDP data shows the sharp effects of the pandemic on production, but it is not uniform among the states and industries.
In the second quarter of 2020, the Kansas economy contracted at the annual rate of 30.3 percent, compared to contraction of 3.5 percent in the previous quarter. While GDP fell in all states, Kansas performed better than most, ranking nineteenth.
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For September 2020, total Kansas tax revenue fell by 2.0 percent from last September. Over the three months of the current fiscal year, tax revenue rose by 29.7 percent.
For the Wichita metropolitan area in August 2020, the number of unemployed persons is up, the unemployment rate is up, and the number of people working is down, all by large amounts, when compared to the same month one year ago. The recent trend, however, is positive, although Wichita is recovering slower than the nation.
Data released today shows the effects of the response to the pandemic in the metropolitan areas for August 2020. This is an interactive visualization.
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A group opposing any future plan to raze Century II or the former central library building has filed an appeal of the decision in their lawsuit.
Kansas officials have explanations for low tax collections, but don't mention the same contributing factor when touting high collections.
The top takeaway of the Congressional Budget Office Monthly Budget Review for August 2020 is that the deficit for the month is smaller than last August. But there are details.
Charts of Kansas school spending presented in different forms.
The effects of the response to the pandemic vary widely among the states, but federal government employment has been little affected.
The employment situation in Kansas rose continued to improve in August 2020 as the response to the pandemic continued to affect the economy.