The Latest From “Under the Dome”

Talking Taxes and One Senator Wants to Block the Court

Lots to Think About Vis-a-Vis Taxes The 2017 Joint Committee on Assessment and Taxation met for a day and a half this week to gather information that may guide the work of the 2018 Legislature as they continue to grapple with tax policy. The Committee members are Rep....
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School Finance and KPERS Under Discussion in the Statehouse

Starting to Talk About a School Finance Fix The first meeting of the Special Committee on a Comprehensive Response to the School Finance Decision (how’s that for a committee name!) met for the first time yesterday. They will meet again for two days on December...
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What about now? And what happens next?

If SB 19 is unconstitutional, what about the new funding our schools are getting? You may be wondering what immediate impact Monday’s Kansas Supreme Court ruling will have on your school and district. We’ll try to clear things up as much as possible....
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Supreme Court Ruling Issued; SB 19 Inadequate and Inequitable

The Kansas Supreme Court issued its decision in the Gannon School Finance Lawsuit dealing a blow to the State and ruling that SB 19 is both inadequate and inequitable. “As part of today’s ruling, it was noted that generations of Kansas students have been...
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Red Alert on Healthcare

From Alliance for a Health Kansas: Just two months ago you helped stop reckless legislation that would have stripped health coverage from millions of Americans. But a handful of Senators in Washington, intent on taking health care coverage away from millions and...
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