A Wichita Eagle editorial argues for higher property taxes to help the city grow.
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The Douglas Design District proposes to transform from a voluntary business organization to a tax-funded branch of government (but doesn't say so).
The Wichita Eagle editorial board wants higher taxes. Relying on its data and arguments will lead citizens to misinformed and uninformed opinions.
Those who supported higher sales taxes in Wichita also support one Sedgwick County Commission District 4 Republican candidate exclusively.
Recently Kansas Policy Institute, along with Americans for Prosperity and Kansas Chamber of Commerce, held a series of briefings for candidates for the Kansas Legislature.
If a newspaper is going to write a news story, it might as well take a moment to copy and paste information from a city council agenda packet. Especially when what is missing from the story is perhaps the most important information.
The Project Wichita survey is about to end. Will it have collected useful data?
If Kansas government doesn't have enough money to meet spending requests, it's not for the lack of collecting taxes.
An ongoing study reports that property taxes on commercial and industrial property in Wichita are high. In particular, taxes on commercial property in Wichita are among the highest in the nation.
How much, if anything, do tax abatements cost?
The Wichita City Council will consider a budget for the city's tourism fee paid by hotel guests.
An interactive visualization of tax collections by state governments.
Here's evidence of a government program that, undoubtedly, was started with good intentions, but hasn't produced the intended results.
United States Senator Dr. Tom Coburn wrote the foreword to the book “What Was Really the Matter with the Kansas Tax Plan – The Undoing of a Good Idea.” He’s here to tell us what went wrong, and what we need to do.
Kansas Senator Ty Masterson, a Republican from Andover, joins Bob and Karl to update us on happenings in the Kansas Legislature.
The City of Wichita property tax mill levy declined for the second year in a row.
An important detail regarding Naftzger Park in downtown Wichita is unsettled, and Wichitans have reason to be wary.
An interactive visualization of tax collections by state governments. Each year the United States Census Bureau collects data from the states regarding tax collections in…
Dave Trabert of Kansas Policy Institute joins Bob and Karl to discuss his new book What Was Really the Matter with the Kansas Tax Plan –- The Undoing of a Good Idea.
Tax relief opponents have repeatedly pointed to the 2012 Kansas tax plan as their primary example of why tax cuts do not work. But, other states like North Carolina, Indiana, and Tennessee contemporaneously, and successfully, cut taxes. What was different about the Kansas experience?