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Kansas pension plans are 67% funded, study finds

The funded ratio of the Kansas public pension plans stands at 67%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Wyandotte rated least livable among Kansas counties, study finds

Wyandotte was ranked Kansas’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

Kansas ranks 45th highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in Kansas ranked 45th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$360,218 in annual income gets you into Kansas’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $360,218 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Kansas, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

Kansas ranks 41st highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in Kansas ranked in a tie for 41st in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Kansas ranks 8th higheston state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in Kansas ranked eighth in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

Kansas ranks 33rd highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in Kansas ranked 33rd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Kansas has 35th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Kansas finished in a tie for 35th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Kansas among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Wichita ranks 11th lowest fittest U.S. city, study finds

Wichita finished 90th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Kansas ranks 23rd highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Kansas finished 23rd in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Kansas ranks 36th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Kansas finished 36th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Kansas ranks 15th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Kansas finished in a tie for 15th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Wichita ranks the most dangerous of Kansas cities, study finds

Wichita was ranked the most dangerous city in Kansas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Kansas ranks 18th best for police officers, study finds

Kansas was ranked 18th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Congresswoman Sharice Davids quiet on USMCA

Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kan.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Fairway ranks the richest of Kansas towns, study finds

Fairway was ranked the richest town in Kansas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

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