New research from Kansas Policy Institute reinforces what some have known but many have discounted: The Kansas Public Employee Retirement System is in poor financial shape, and it's going to cost Kansans a lot to fix it.
Posts tagged as “Bailouts”
Wichita finds it difficult to enforce clawback provisions in its economic development agreements.
The Wichita City Council will consider a bailout of a real estate development. If the council takes this action, it is just one more step in a series of bailouts granted by the city, and it sets up expectations that the city will continue bailouts, creating a severe climate of moral hazard.
Circumstances surrounding the Ken-Mar shopping center in northeast Wichita illustrate how inappropriate it is for the city to serve as either entrepreneur or partner with entrepreneurs, and is another lesson in how Wichita needs pay-to-play laws.
Today: Wichita City Council; Government and business; Developer welfare shop opened; 'Kansans United' formed; Kansas education summit; No Wichita Pachyderm this week; Myths of capitalism.
Today: Kansas budget director to be in Wichita; All Kansans voted for Cut, Cap, and Balance; Foreclosed homes: the maps; Kansas certificates of indebtedness; Why more regulation is not the answer; Myths of the Great Depression.
Today: Bailouts, Corporate welfare, Economic development, Elections, Environment, Politics, Sam Adams Alliance, Tea Party, Downtown Wichita revitalization, Sedgwick county government, Global warming alarmism
This afternoon the United States Senate passed sweeping financial services regulation, sending the bill to President Obama. As the President has championed this legislation, it is certain he will sign the bill.
It's hard to comprehend the spending by the federal government over the last year. The numbers are so large, the spending programs announced so quickly, one after another, that sometimes we need to step back and take a look at the big picture. When we do, it's quite terrifying, especially when we realize that the Obama administration and Congress have several more large programs to pass.
In Theft In Name Of Stimulus Is Still Theft, economist Walter E. Williams makes a powerful argument for something that those who love liberty know: self-ownership is the foundation.
Bailout costs rise, local election turnout, health care, light bulbs, newspapers, Kansas coal prospects.
Capitalism, CFL bulbs, green indoctrination, bailout constitutionality, Facebook, Twitter.
The Founding Fathers, who took such deliberate care to preserve personal liberty in our Constitution, would be ashamed by the hysteria and pandering that have consumed Washington, D.C., over bonuses paid to employees of American International Group.
There is no justification for rewarding people for failure, but the conduct of elected officials calling for legislative retribution is far more egregious.
Susan Estes has created a printable flyer to promote the Wichita tea party protest on tax day, April 15. Click on Wichita Tea Party Planned…
Charity, Kansas legal intrigue, Kansas infant mortality rate rises under Sebelius, taxing it all, bailouts not wanted, cap-and-trade costs, school choice saves.
Actually it was in suburban Olathe, Kansas. The Kansas Meadowlark provides coverage when you click on Tea Party in Olathe today.
The Kansas City Star covers yesterday’s tea party protest in the story Protesters gather at Sen. Claire McCaskill’s office in Westport. But, the phrase “tea…
Coverage of a snowy Kansas City tea party protest provided by Chuck Armstrong. Click on Kansas City Tea Party: February 28, 2009.
The Wichita Tea Party protest as covered by KSN Television, February 27, 2009. A very good job by reporter Josh Witsman. “Someone needs to go…
Susan Estes addresses the crowd at the Wichita Tea Party protest, February 27, 2009.