The City of Wichita should not approve a measure that is not needed, that does not conform to the city’s policy (based on relevant information not disclosed to citizens), and which is steeped in cronyism.
The Wichita Eagle publishes a voter guidebefore each election. While this is a useful civic service, readers of the newspaper might wonder what is the point of allowing candidates to make statements and claims without being held accountable.
A bill to expand developer welfare in Kansas failed to pass, but passed the next day on reconsideration.
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer, in his State of the City address for 2013, calls for increased support of the city’s economic development efforts.
Critics of the economic development policies in use by the City of Wichita are often portrayed as not being able to see and appreciate the good things these policies are producing, even though they are unfolding right before our very eyes. The difference is that some look beyond the immediate — what is seen — and ask “And then what will happen?” — looking for the unseen.
Americans for Prosperity-Kansas applauds Sedgwick County Commission for rejecting public financing for Bowllagio
As part of a planned real estate development, taxpayers may be asked to pay property owners much more than the appraised values for the parcels.