Here is your fresh edition of the newsletter from Voice For Liberty. This edition is dated January 22, 2020.
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From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Kansas House of Representatives Majority Leader Dan Hawkins. This audio presentation or podcast was recorded on January 17, 2020.
How believable are architectural renderings of a Ferris wheel and swimming pool in Wichita?
Wichita leaders want to diversify the area economy. Has there been progress?
The Wichita city council will consider a tax giveaway for an economic development project that does not meet its stated policy.
What can Wichita learn from the news of layoffs at Spirit and Textron?
The Douglas Design District seeks to transform from a voluntary business organization to a tax-funded branch of government.
For the Wichita metropolitan area in November 2019, the labor force is up, the number of unemployed persons is down, the unemployment rate is down, and the number of people working is up when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows small increases in labor force and jobs from October.
The City of Wichita plans to create a large district where extra sales tax will be charged.
An interactive visualization of gross domestic product by metropolitan area and industry.
The Wichita economy grew in 2018, and revised statistics show growth in 2017.
Employment and the labor force rose, both by small amounts, in Kansas in November 2019 compared to the prior month. Kansas continues to perform well in year-over-year growth when compared to the nation.
New Census Bureau data shows the population growing in downtown Wichita.
For the third quarter of 2019, the rate of personal income growth in Kansas was near the top of the states, but behind the nation in year-over-year growth.
The number of jobs in downtown Wichita rose sharply in 2017.