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Gov't can provide quality service while saving taxpayers money.


A plan for balancing the Kansas state budget

Kansas Policy Institute President Dave Trabert presents KPI's plan to balance the state's budget without service reductions or tax increases. Trabert spoke a...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:34:52 +0000
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Another reason to watch Seinfeld reruns. Economics lessons taken directly from the "show about nothing." http://yadayadayadaecon.com/clip/67/


The Soup Nazi (The Economics of Seinfeld)
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The Soup Nazi makes delicious soup—so good there's always a line outside his shop. He refuses service to Elaine, and by a stroke of luck she comes across his stash of soup recipes. She visits his shop and informs him that his soup monopoly is broken, while waving his recipes in his face. Also in thi…
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:15:10 +0000
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Happy Thanksgiving and a hearty huzzah for property rights. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66QdQErc8JQ


The Pilgrims and Property Rights: How our ancestors got fat & happy

The Pilgrims founded their colony at Plymouth Plantation in December 1620 and promptly started dying off in droves. As the colony's early governor, William B...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:14:47 +0000
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Testimony SB 452 School Funding 4 1 14.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Ways & Means Committee regarding school funding.
Testimony HB 2774 Balloon 4 1 14 docx.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the House Committee on Appropriations regarding HB 2774 and Balloon Amendment on School Finance and Policy Reforms.
Tetstimony SB 435 Wind Farm Tax Exemptions 3 20 14.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Committee on Assessment and Taxation regarding property tax exemptions for renewable energy producers.
Testimony HB 2749 Transparency.pdf
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Written testimony submitted by KPI to the House Appropriations Committee regarding the Transparency and Accountability Act.
Testimony SB 413 Transparency.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs regarding the Transparency and Accountability Act.
State Provision and At Risk 3 6 14 Full Page slides.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before a joint meeting of the House and Senate Education Committees regarding the overall use of funding and performance, with particular emphasis on how the funding impacts at-risk students.
Testimony on All Day Kindergarten 3 6 14 (2).pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the House Special Committee on All Day Kindergarten.
Testimony HB 2614 Property Tax Appeals 2 19 14 (2).pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the House Committee on Taxation in support of HB 2614.
Testimony - HB 2606 student data collection 2 17 14.pdf
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Written testimony submitted by KPI to the House Committee on Education in opposition to HB 2606.
Testimony - SenateTaxation HB 2047 Property Tax 2 13 14.pdf
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Testimony delivered by KPI before the Senate Committee on Assessment and Taxation regarding property tax transparency.
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