Clinton Coen

Wichita, again, fails at government transparency

Wichita, again, fails at government transparency

At a time when Wichita city hall needs to cultivate the trust of citizens, another incident illustrates the entrenched attitude of the city towards its citizens. Despite the proclamations of the mayor and manager, the city needs a change of attitude towards government transparency and citizens' right to know. At its May 20, 2014 meeting the Wichita City Council considered approval of a sublease by Shannon No. 2, LLC. The subject property had received subsidy from the city under an economic development program, which is why council approval of the sublease was required. I'll cover the economics of the lease…
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Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer, incorrectly, deflects attention

When Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer was asked to refrain from voting on a matter when he has a relationship with one of the parties that will benefit from his vote, here's what the mayor said: "What you're basing your information on is basically what's been disclosed on Mr. Weeks' website, and for his information I think he needs to get it correct. I've never been to the Caribbean, and most people ask me can't he tell that that's Lake Texoma. So I start questioning those types of things." (Video is here.) On his radio show, Joseph Ashby deconstructed Brewer's remarks.…
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Clinton Coen, Wichita City Council Candidate

On Thursday when I was guest host for the Joseph Ashby Show, Clinton Coen was a guest. Following is audio from his appearance. [powerpress url="https://wichitaliberty.org/audio/clinton-coen-joseph-ashby-show-2013-03-07.mp3"]Clinton Coen, candidate for Wichita City Council
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