Next week the Wichita City Council will consider a major step in proceeding with a new Wichita water plant.
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The sharing economy provides for the decentralization and privatization of regulation, but the City of Wichita clings to the old ways.
Kansas state government needs to cut spending, but finds itself in a difficult situation of its own making.
As Kansas struggles to balance the budget for this year and the next, the state needs to prepare for future budgets by resolving the problem of spending.
As Wichita prepares to debate the desirability of a sales tax increase, a public opinion poll finds little support for the tax and the city's plans.
A 2011 Kansas bill could have increased the accountability of state government, but committee chair Carolyn McGinn wasn't in favor.
Government leaders tell us they want to run government like a business. But does government actually do this, even when accounting for its money? Then, is it best for government to own all the infrastructure? Finally, taxes on Wichita commercial property are high, compared to the rest of the nation.
Wichita voters prefer adjusting spending, becoming more efficient, using public-private partnerships, and privatization to raising taxes.
A scientific poll commissioned by Kansas Policy Institute finds that Wichitans are opposed to business incentives, want to pursue privatization over tax increases, and have concerns about how city hall has recently spent money.
Government-provided transit is expensive and supplies lousy service. Wichita should consider private sector alternatives to expansion of the present system.
In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Wichita city leaders are preparing to ask Wichita voters to approve a sales tax increase. What would this money be used for? Are there alternatives, such as private sector integration, that the city could consider? Then: What is the role of the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce? Is it promoting capitalism, or something else? Finally, David Hart, who is Director of the Online Library of Liberty Project at the Liberty Fund, explains some of the lessons of Frederic Bastiat, including the broken window fallacy.
Will Wichita consider privatization and entrepreneurship for the solution to its transit problems?
As the Kansas Legislature struggles to end its 2013 session, it's important that we end in a way that positions Kansas for economic growth rather than retaining the policies that have led to stagnation compared to other states.
As the Kansas Legislature prepares to end its 2013 session, budgetary and taxation issues remain to be resolved. It's important that the legislature resolve these issues in a way that positions Kansas for economic growth, rather than retaining the policies that have led to stagnation compared to other states.
How can Kansas get to the point of lowering spending, lowering taxes, and allowing for more job creation?
Governments at all levels and around the country are using privatization to deliver essential services at a better price with better outcomes.
As Kansas prepares for a legislative session that must find ways to balance a budget in the face of declining revenues, not all solutions are being considered.
The "reasonable" approach to Kansas government has lead to government jobs growing at the expense of private sector jobs.
Kansas has overlooked ways to improve the operations and efficiency of state government.
This year the Kansas Legislature lost three opportunities to improve the operations and reduce the cost of state government.