WichitaLiberty.TV December 8, 2013 In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Wichita city leaders are preparing to ask Wichita voters to approve a sales tax increase. What would this money be used for? Are there alternatives, such as private sector integration, that the city could consider? Then: What is the role of the Wichita Metro Chamber […] Wichita Liberty
Wichita-area income growth Data for income in the nation’s metropolitan statistical areas is now available for 2012, so I’ve updated some visualizations with the recent data. This visualization presents three statistics: Population, personal income, and per capita personal income. For each measurement, I present the relative change from the previous year, but also […] Wichita Liberty
Wichita economic development on tap The role of government in economic development should be limited to that of providing the framework necessary for equally protecting the rights and property of all citizens, through the rule of law, and not by acting as a participant in any activity that places it in a position of granting […] Wichita Liberty
Kansas school test scores, in perspective When comparing Kansas school test scores to those of other states, it’s important to consider disaggregated data. Otherwise we may — figuratively speaking — let the forest obscure the trees.
Kansas school leaders are proud of Kansas schools, partly because of scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), […] Wichita Liberty
Walter Williams: How to do good From September 2011.
Thursday’s lecture in Wichita by economist Walter Williams featured a section covering how greed, or what some call enlightened self-interest, is the best way to produce good acts.
This lecture was presented by the Bill of Rights Institute and underwritten by the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation.
When government is […] Wichita Liberty
Wichita city council advances economic development Can you fill in the blank?
Wichita City Council says: “By allowing Cessna to avoid paying property taxes, we are showing our support for the company.”
“By requiring other companies to pay their full share of property taxes, we are showing our ________ for these companies.”
Yesterday’s action taken by the Wichita […] Wichita Liberty