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"Swanson regards the government for which he works as 'a greedy piglet that suckles on a taxpayer’s teat until they have sore, chapped nipples...'"http://www.nationalreview.com/article/392713/hayekian-hoosier-charles-c-w-cooke


Charles C. W. Cooke - The Hayekian Hoosier
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Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the November 3, 2014, issue of National Review. However talented he may be, no writer will ever be safe from his audience, for it is they who will eventually pronounce upon his meaning. Ray Bradbury once stormed indignantly out of a class at UCLA a…
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"Much has been made of the revenue decline as marginal tax rates were reduced but total tax revenue is still running ahead of inflation over the last ten years." http://kansaspolicy.org/KPIBlog/123094.aspx
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New public opinion survey shows stunning lack of understanding of K-12 finance - 7% of Kansans know how much is spent per-pupil.

"The number of Kansans who can correctly answer this question remains disturbingly low, but knowing how frequently funding is misrepresented by education officials and special interests, it's not surprising. Instead of trying to low-ball school funding to justify increased aid, the focus should be on improving outcomes."

http://kansaspolicy.org/SurveyUSAPolling/


SurveyUSA Polling
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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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