The State of Kansas was ordered to take remedial action to correct material omissions in the state's financial statements prepared under the leadership of Duane Goossen.
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From Dr. Walt Chappell, a discussion of Kansas school spending. Chappell served on the Kansas State Board of Education from 2009 to 2012.
The case of Beechcraft and economic development incentives holds several lessons as Wichita considers a new tax with a portion devoted to incentives.
The Securities and Exchange Commission found that Kansas mislead bond investors. It ordered the state to implement reforms, which it has.
If voters are relying on a voter guide from Women for Kansas, they should consider the actual history of Kansas taxation and spending before voting.
Let's ask critics of current Kansas economic policy if they're satisfied with the Kansas of recent decades.
There are two versions of the Kansas income tax cuts: The Media version and the reality, writes Steve Anderson of Kansas Policy Institute.
This month the New York Times published an editorial that advocates for more spending on Kansas public schools. While getting some facts wrong, the piece also overlooks the ways that Kansas schoolchildren are truly being shortchanged.
Kansas school employment statistics don't reflect the doom-and-gloom stories you may have heard from Kansas political leaders and newspaper editorialists.
It's campaign season, and mail pieces are flying fast, replete with more Kansas Democratic errors.
While the Kansas Democratic Party apologized last week for misstating candidates' voting record on two mail pieces, the party and its candidates continue a campaign of misinformation regarding spending on Kansas public schools.
Texting while driving is dangerous. But the government solution -- passing laws against texting while driving -- haven't worked, and some states have experienced an increase in crashes after implementing texting bans.
Today: "This Week in Kansas" special edition; tax cuts are not a cost to government; Sedgwick County officeholders to be sworn in.
While Kansas Republicans want to create a business-friendly environment, we have to be watchful for harmful crony, or false, capitalism.
Kansas needs to reduce its state and local tax burden in order to grow the private sector, says Dave Trabert of the Kansas Policy Institute.
Today: Kansas Meadowlark blog recast; Longwell site noted; Kansas legislative issues to watch; Local governments are a model; Truce in culture wars; Wind power: the transmission subsidy.
Despite poor economics, wind power again reaps taxpayer subsidy.
Outgoing Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson has released a list of his favorite achievements, almost all of which decreased economic freedom and business vitality in Kansas.
The deal to retain Hawker Beechcraft in Kansas means that reform in that state's economic development policies is not likely.
Today: Education, Sam Brownback, Economic development, School choice, Privatization