Kansas has nearly the highest number of local government employees per resident, compared to other states.
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Looking at the number of state government employees in proportion to population, Kansas has many compared to other states.
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.
The Kansas budget is volatile, with rising spending and a large deficit.
A government watchdog says the procedures for acquiring the southern border wall are inadequate, and the ability to maintain complete operational control is diminished.
An interactive visualization of federal government revenue and spending from 1962 to the present.
An interactive visualization of federal government revenue and spending from 1962 to the present. This data comes from the Congressional Budget Office Budget and Economic…
When the Wichita city council delegates spending to outside agencies such as Visit Wichita, it should insist on the same transparency requirements the city itself faces.
While government spending rises, private domestic investment declines.
Data from the annual report for the 2018-2019 school year for USD 259, the Wichita, Kansas public school district.
Wichitans carry a "Taxpayer Burden" of $1,200 per taxpayer, which is not as bad as many cities.
Federal revenues for 2019 were up, but spending increased by a larger amount, resulting in a higher deficit.
Looking at the number of government employees in proportion to population, Kansas has many compared to other states, and especially so in education.
In 2014 the City of Wichita advised spending millions on a water project, but it wasn't for the main water treatment plant replacement, and it wasn't financed with debt.
Wichita spending data presented as a summary, and as a list.
In 2014 Wichita voters rejected a sales tax which would have provided $250 million to spend on a water project. What were the city's concerns?
Transit in Wichita isn't working very well, and it is expensive.
An interactive visualization of data over time from the National Transit Database. Now with data through 2017.
Data from the annual report for USD 259, the Wichita, Kansas, public school district.