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Kansas ranks 25th highest for state tax collections per capita

Kansas finished 25th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Fort Scott ranks the poorest of Kansas towns, study finds

Fort Scott was ranked the poorest town in Kansas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Kansas is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Kansas, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

Kansas ranks 27th in hospital safety analysis

Kansas finished 27th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Crawford County ranks the poorest of Kansas counties, study finds

Crawford County was ranked the poorest county in Kansas in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

OPINION: Government Shouldn’t Hinder Promising Cancer Treatment from Coming to Kansas

It’s estimated that over 15,000 Kansans will be diagnosed with cancer this year. For those people with this difficult diagnosis, hope often comes from the promise of innovative new treatments that are getting us closer to a cure.

Analysis: Johnson County has fastest growing local economy in Kansas

Johnson County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Kansas in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Walmart rated top employer in Kansas, study finds

Walmart employs 20,330 workers in Kansas, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Kansas ranks 35th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Kansas finished 35th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Kansas finishes 22nd on best state ranking

Kansas was ranked the 22nd best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner Pledges Support for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Jake LaTurner, U.S. Senate candidate from Kansas, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Wink Hartman Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Kansas federal Senate candidate Willis “Wink” Hartman for signing the pledge to term limit Congress.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Sheridan County residents is highest in Kansas

Sheridan County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Kansas, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Kansas is 6th highest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Kansas ranks 46th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Kansas ranks 32nd highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Kansas ranked 32nd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Kansas ranks 26th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Kansas ranked 26th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Kansas posts 37th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Kansas ranked 37th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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