November 5, 2012
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It turns out that Kansans want lower taxes and less government spending. Who would have guessed?

Last week, KPI released a poll done by SurveyUSA which showed that when presented with the facts Kansans want to send less of their money to Topeka and think the state should undertake some belt tightening. Incidentally, they think the same about local and county governments as well.

Check out the video of the press conference where we released the findings and visit the main page of www.KansasPolicy.Org to get more details, key findings, and more information about SurveyUSA.

Kansans want lower taxes, less gov't spending - Poll Results Release

what happened at KPI over the past week:

Late last week, Kansas's staunchly free-market governor, Sam Brownback, gave his approval to a flagrantly partisan, protectionist proposal from Democrats in the state Legislature. It's bad policy - and an unfortunate aberration for a governor who's been a cham 
A champion of state spending cuts in K-12 education unfurled a statewide poll showing western Kansas residents to be the smartest on budget streamlining. 
When asked about the level of spending on public schools in Kansas, citizens are generally uninformed or misinformed. They also incorrectly thought that spending has declined in recent years. 
Proponents of an "integrated care" system to replace the Kansas Medicaid program pushed their idea at the KU Edwards campus last week as the best way to keep patients healthy while controlling costs. 
If you think Halloween produces scary things, Brownback's tax plan tops anything. According to the Kansas Policy Institute... 
KPI partnered with SurveyUSA to release a poll and found Kansans support less gov't spending and lower taxes. 
Last week's edition of our weekly E-News. 
The Policy Rundown...
A look at the policy debate in Kansas:

Kan. officials to discuss disabled waiting list - Wichita Eagle

Board of Regents considers 'post-tenure' reviews - Topeka Capital-Journal

Plan would end forced busing in Wichita schools - KSALLink

KANSAS BALLOT - Kansas City Week in Review - KCPT

A New Border War With Kansas - The Missouri Record

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer on KanCare - Kansas Health Institute

Brownback showing leadership on water - Wichita Eagle Blog
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