(January 18, 2015) BOB WEEKS How Wichita Eagle news stories label outside organizations is a window into the ideology of the paper’s newsroom.
There is a lot to like in Governor Brownback’s budget proposal for FY 2016 and FY 2017 but there are also a few disappointments. It’s good that the Governor is keeping most elements of the tax reform plan in place but we’re disappointed that he wants some income tax and excise tax increases.
A 'tax fairness' report released this week released by the Kansas Center for Economic Growth (KCEG) and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) contains a number of serious flaws, as explained in the following analysis from The Tax Foundation's Joe Henchman.
(January 16, 2015) DION LEFLER Kansas' largest school district can't figure out how Gov. Sam Brownback's proposed budget will affect schools in Wichita, if the Legislature honors Brownback's request to tear up and remake the way the state funds schools.
(January 16, 2015) BRYAN LOWRY Gov. Sam Brownback declared the state would continue its “march to zero” on income taxes during his State of the State address on Thursday. But the budget and tax plans he unveiled Friday showed it would not be marching so quickly.