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Posts tagged as “Proposition K”

Rep. Steve Brunk on Kansas taxes and spending

Speaking to the Wichita Pachyderm Club on Friday, Kansas Representative Steve Brunk addressed taxation and spending in Kansas government.

Brunk said "We need more taxpayers, not more and higher taxes." In evaluating legislation, he said he asks these questions: Does this help the state of Kansas bring companies to the state, and does it offer encouragement to companies already here?

Articles of Interest

Electric cars, Obama and education reform, Kansas online records, Proposition K.

More support for Proposition K in Kansas

About the only people who don't like Proposition K are people dependent on government for their revenues. Here, a press release from the Flint Hills Center for Public Policy tells of two organizations who have endorsed Proposition K. There may be some who note that these two organizations, being involved in the real estate business, benefit from lower property taxes. Two things: First Proposition K doesn't necessarily mean lower property taxes. Instead, it means more predicable taxes, with decisions to increase the tax rate being made in the open and with public input. Presently, property taxes increase by stealth, as the appraiser drives by and decides your property is worth more.

Proposition K hearing spotlights differences

At Wednesday's hearing before the Kansas House of Representatives Taxation Committee, different ideas about property taxation became clear. The subject of the hearing was Proposition K, a proposal to reform property tax appraisals in Kansas. On this day, proponents of Proposition K testified.

5 Questions: Proposition K

The Shawnee Dispatch reports on an informational meeting in Johnson County. The article is 5 Questions: Proposition K. There’s also a poll to express your…

Proposition K op-ed confuses issue

Today’s Wichita Eagle contains an op-ed by Glenn W. Fisher, regents professor emeritus at Wichita State University and property tax expert (Con: Tax plan would…

Proposition K Website Now Open

Proposition K is a measure designed to reform property tax appraisals in Kansas. There’s now a website with supporting information. The site allows readers to…

Public Forum on Kansas Property Tax Reform

The Flint Hills Center for Public Policy is holding public forums on Proposition K, an effort to reform property taxes in Kansas. The first of…

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