Is the name of the new Wichita baseball team important? Yes, as it provides insight.
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The Wichita city council will consider reforms to the consent agenda.
Wichita has amenities that are promoted as creating an uncommonly superior quality of life here, but many are commonplace across the country.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Speakers promoting the saving of the Century II Convention and Performing Arts Center in downtown Wichita.
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell says there is no corruption involving him, but this is only because of loose and sloppy Kansas and Wichita laws.
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell urges Wichitans to reach out to him with questions through email and social media.
The unemployment rate for Wichita and the nation is nearly equal over the last eight years. Job growth for Wichita, however, has been much slower than the nation, and the labor force for Wichita is actually smaller than in January 2011. This is what has led to a low unemployment rate in Wichita: Slow job growth paired with a declining labor force.
Given recent data and the CEDBR forecasts, Wichita's momentum is a slowly growing economy, with the rate of growth declining.
An ad from the Jeff Longwell for Mayor Committee contains a false claim.
There are eight major lessons for Wichita voters when they cast their ballots on or before November 5, 2019, concerning the revelations of favoritism involving the mayor, apparently a majority of the city council, and a number of Wichita businesses and businessmen concerning a proposed massive city water plant contract that is close to half a billion dollars, writes Karl Peterjohn.
In 2014 the City of Wichita advised spending millions on a water project, but it wasn't for the main water treatment plant replacement, and it wasn't financed with debt.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club this week: Wichita city council candidates from district 2. This audio presentation or podcast was recorded on October 11, 2019.
The amending of a retail lease tells us a lot about the economics of downtown Wichita.
Citizens may not have noticed that a campaign contributor to Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell received a large benefit from the city this week.
Wichita has a city code governing ethical conduct by council members, but it seems to have no teeth.
When pursuing a large Wichita city contract, did the winning company lobby all council members, or primarily Mayor Jeff Longwell?
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club this week: Wichita mayoral candidates Jeff Longwell and Brandon Whipple. This audio presentation or podcast was recorded on September 27, 2019.
Wichita economic development officials use a convoluted method of estimating the population of downtown Wichita, producing a number much higher than Census Bureau estimates.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club this week: Wichita city council candidates from districts 2 and 5. This audio presentation or podcast was recorded on September 20, 2019.