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"Increasingly, the media perpetrates this bad information. That behavior limits civil discourse and is a serious threat to personal freedom and our democratic republic." http://www.hutchnews.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/irresponsible-media-is-a-serious-threat-to-personal-freedom/article_72f9061c-ee54-5cc8-b004-cb3dce12a996.html


Media spin a threat
www.hutchnews.com
Kansans are bombarded with claims that range from innocently incomplete to quite deliberately false. Increasingly, the media perpetrates this bad information. That behavior limits civil discourse and is a serious threat to personal freedom and our democratic republic.
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:53:21 +0000
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Tax day discussion of Kansas' tax cuts. Looks like the economic outlook is improving. http://www.kansaspolicy.org/KPIBlog/116713.aspx


Rich States, Poor States: Kansas 15th Best Economic Outlook
www.kansaspolicy.org
The 2014 edition of Rich States, Poor States released today ranks Kansas at #15 for Economic Outlook and #32 for Economic Performance.  Economic Outlook is a forward-looking forecast based on each state‚Äôs standing in 15 important state polic
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:50:48 +0000
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"a need for charter schools to help them escape that cycle of failure and dropout." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5rdU9tiLww&list=UUNthK1nbhLRYoiCXqjih3bw


Real Charters Schools Needed in Kansas
A failed charter school and someone looking to start a charter school in Kansas can only look to Kansas City, MO and wonder what impact high-performing publi...
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Studies & Analysis
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KPI Paper - Preventing Bankruptcy in KPERS.pdf
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An examination of the impact new GASB standards will have on KPERS and possible solutions.
KPI Analysis - A Legislator's Guide to Delivering Better Service at a Better Price.pdf
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How Kansas' legislators can lead the transition from being a high-spending state to an efficient provider and reap the benefits of economic growth and job creation.
KPI Study - Better Service, Better Price - Privatization.pdf
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A primer discusses what the privatization of government services is, what it isn't, best practices, and explores case studies from around the world.
KPI Policy Brief - Tax Reform Gears Kansas for Growth.pdf
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A dynamic analysis of the tax reform package enacted with the signing of HB 2117.
KPI Paper - The Economic Impact of the Kansas Renewable Portfolio Standard.pdf
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An analysis of the Renewable Portfolio Standard signed into law in 2009.
KPI Analysis - Tax Reform Job Growth and Gov't Spending.pdf
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An analysis of spending and taxation levels amongst the individual states.
KPI Paper - Major Structural Deficits Looming In Kansas.pdf
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KPERS and Medicaid spending, especially with the implementation of ObamaCare, threaten to crowd out spending on other state priorities or force dramatic tax increases.
KPI Analysis - Tax Reform Is About Job Creation - July 2012.pdf
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An analysis of how lower taxes are creating more jobs in other states around the country. What does this mean for Kansas and what can we learn from our neighbors?
KPI Paper - Legal Authority to Modify the KPERS.pdf
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There are two primary contraints
on the ability of the Kansas legislature to modify
benefits under KPERS.
KPI Paper - Legal Authority to Adjust State Pension Plans.pdf
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A paper exploring the legal authority and case law history for changing public pension obligations.
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