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Open records again an issue in Kansas

Responses to records requests made by Kansas Policy Institute are bringing attention to shortcomings in the Kansas Open Records Act.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Sunday April 10, 2011

Today: Local elections, qualifications of Wichita's elected officials; Steineger, Kansas senator, to address Pachyderms; Washington Monument strategy; Soros conference online; economics in one lesson this Monday; Wichita City Council this week.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Sunday March 13, 2011

Today: Wichita city council this week; how attitudes can differ; private property and the price system; toward a free market in education; are lottery tickets like a state-owned casino?; money, banking and the Federal Reserve; Wichita-area legislators to meet public; Pompeo to meet with public; losing the brains race; Teachers unions explained.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Friday February 18, 2011

Today: Wichita-area legislators to meet public; This Week in Kansas; mandatory union political spending questioned; Tom Woods: Rollback; $100 million in cuts; Brownback plan ignored in Wichita; National League of Cities junket defended.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Wednesday February 9, 2011

Today: ACLU leader to speak in Wichita; information added to KansasOpenGov.org; "The Citizen" launches; economic development in Wichita explained; limits on state agency advertising proposed; Wichita lame ducks to take junket.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Friday November 12, 2010

Today: Barack Obama, Government transparency, Elections, Kansas Policy Institute, Kansas Supreme Court, Kansas Watchdog, Paul Gray, Wichita city council, Downtown Wichita revitalization, Wichita city government.

Waterwalk hotel issue receives public input

Tuesday's meeting of the Wichita city council featured a lengthy discussion of a proposal that in the past, might have been passed without much public discussion. Instead, some useful information emerged, and the meeting opened the possibility of more citizen input not only on this item, but future city initiatives.

Wichita city council discusses economic development incentives

Last week a Wichita company that's expanding made an application for industrial revenue bonds and accompanying property tax abatements. The company's application wasn't timely, and for that reason is not likely to receive the requested help. The discussion surrounding the item provides insight into city council members' ideas about the role of the city in economic development.

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