Politicians and interest groups claim higher taxes are necessary because it would be impossible to cut spending by enough to get rid of red ink. This Center for Freedom and Prosperity video shows that these assertions are nonsense. The budget can be balanced very quickly by simply limiting the annual growth of federal spending.
Kansas Employment Situation, February 2023Bob WeeksMarch 24, 2023In Kansas for February 2023, the labor force grew, the number of jobs fell, and the unemployment rate was unchanged, all compared to the previous month. Over the year, Kansas is ab...
Direct Expenditure by StatesBob WeeksMarch 23, 2023Direct Expenditure by States Current expenditures (such as salaries and supplies), plus any expenditures for capital improvements. Dollars per resident, adjusted for inflation. Sho...
Wichita Employment Situation, January 2023Bob WeeksMarch 22, 2023For the Wichita metropolitan area in January 2023, the major employment indicators barely changed from the prior month. (more…)
County EmploymentBob WeeksFebruary 23, 2023Employment in large counties, including Sedgwick County and others of interest. (more…)
Gross Domestic Product by County and IndustryBob WeeksFebruary 14, 2023A visualization of real gross domestic product in counties by industry. Examples from Kansas included. (more…)