The City of Wichita tells us it has thoroughly vetted the majority owner of the new Wichita baseball team.
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Wichita City Council Member Jeff Longwell
The City of Wichita says it values open and transparent government. But the city's record in providing information and records to citizens is poor, and there hasn't been much improvement.
A bond disclosure document anticipated a development agreement for land surrounding the new Wichita ballpark.
A gloomy jobs forecast is greeted with apparent approval by Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Jeff Longwell, Mayor of the City of Wichita.
An incentive program in Wichita should cause us to question why investment in Wichita is not feasible without subsidy.
Wichita city leaders will latch onto any good news, no matter from how flimsy the source. But they ignore the news they don't like, even though it may come from the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Despite the mayor's bluster, Wichita mostly lets a company off the hook.
Unlike the City of Wichita, Sedgwick County has kept track of its tax exemptions.
As Wichita prepares to award a large construction contract, let's hope the city acts in an ethical manner this time.
A Wichita Eagle headline reads "Wichita aircraft supplier plans 45 new jobs with $7.5 million bond request," but important information is buried and incomplete.
Currently there is discussion in Wichita on whether higher education is valued by residents. Following, from April 2011, a look at the educational achievement of the Wichita City Council.
We have a lot of neat stuff in Wichita. Other cities do, too.
A lawsuit claims that when the City of Wichita refinanced its special assessment bonds, it should have passed on the savings to the affected taxpayers, and it did not do that.
The end of a Sedgwick County Commission election, the *Wichita Eagle* editorializes on school spending and more taxes, and Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell seems misinformed on the Wichita economy.
On a televised call-in show, Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell is proud of the performance of the city in growing jobs.
Wichita continues to decline in economic vitality, compared to other areas.
The growth of population in Wichita compared to other areas.
The City of Wichita proposes to extend a baseball consulting contract without public explanation or discussion.
We can understand self-serving politicians and bureaucrats. It's what they do. But a city's newspaper editorial board ought to be concerned with the truth.