This year is being coined a Season of Growth for the dramatic gains that have been made in school choice. And, indeed, it has been, with school choice programs being enacted or expanded in more than a dozen states across the county. But as we celebrate those fruits and those who cultivated them, we also must recognize their original Johnny Appleseed.
Although Dr. Milton Friedman died almost five years ago, his impact on freedom and specifically school choice continues to be recognized by freedom-loving people both in the United States and around the world.
Americans for Prosperity supports efforts to address our tax structure. In a time when the national economy is still sluggish and Kansas is slowly recovering from the massive loss of private sector jobs, not addressing the way we tax families and businesses will only prolong our lack of economic growth.
Learn more about Kansas' income tax structure by downloading the Income Tax Policy Primer below.
[img_assist|nid=23895|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=300|height=225]The Running On Empty Tour will come to Topeka at 6:30pm Thursday, June 9. However, due to probable inclement weather, we will now be inside Dillon House, 404 SW 9th St. You can register online at www.RunningOnEmptyTour.com.
The arts have thrived for centuries and the industry wont just disappear if the Kansas Arts Commission goes through a structural change. With or without the KAC, Kansas has a flourishing arts community.
AFP-Kansas hopes Gov. Brownback vetoes the KAC funding because no one should be compelled to have part of their tax bill fund the tastes of those on an arts commission.
Art is in the eye of the beholder. Some may enjoy Picasso or listening to Beethoven. Others may prefer a Dogs Playing Poker painting.
[img_assist|nid=22822|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=75|height=100]TOPEKA, KAN. The Kansas chapter of the grassroots group Americans for Prosperity released the following statement in response to passage of the FY 2012 Kansas budget, and the end of the 2011 Legislative Session: