The Wichita City Council authorized the spending of a lot of money without discussion.
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Wichita City Council Member Jeff Longwell
John Todd explains how cities in Kansas are seeking additional power to seize property, and tells us why we should oppose this legislation.
Following the Wichita Mayor, the Chair of the Sedgwick County Commission speaks on economic development.
A column written by Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell ignores the reality of Wichita's economy.
Local governments in Kansas are again seeking expanded power to seize property.
Wichita leaders are proud of our region's economic growth. Here are the numbers.
Wichita's economic development agency asks for assistance in developing its focus and strategies.
In Community Improvement Districts (CID), merchants charge additional sales tax for the benefit of the property owners, instead of the general public. Wichita may have an additional three, contributing to the problem of CID sprawl.
A development near downtown Wichita may receive subsidy through four different avenues.
Opinions vary on economic development incentives, but we ought to expect to be told the truth of the details.
It's good news that Spirit AeroSystems is expanding in Wichita. Let's look at the cost.
Another Wichita Eagle publisher Wichita Business Journal: “McClatchy Co. spokeswoman Jeanne Segal told the Wichita Business Journal on Wednesday that Kelly Mirt has resigned and…
The Wichita city council will consider an item that, I believe, is of sufficient interest and controversial enough that it should appear on a regular agenda, not a consent agenda.
Wichita considers hiring a consultant to help find a baseball team.
A Wall Street Journal article reports on Wichita, but there are a few issues with quotes from the mayor.
A City of Wichita town hall meeting ends in less than nine minutes, with a question pending and unanswered.
Wichita city hall failed to uphold the terms of a development agreement from five years ago, not monitoring contracts that protect the public interest.
More, but likely not all, of the Cargill incentives will be before the Wichita City Council this week.
Action the Wichita City Council will consider next week makes one wonder: If downtown Wichita is so great, why does the city have to give away so much?
Despite claims to the contrary, the attitude of the City of Wichita towards citizens' right to know is poor, and its attitude will likely be reaffirmed this week.