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.
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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.
Wichita needs to be concerned why the city's political and bureaucratic leadership is not "forthcoming and honest" with citizens regarding economic development results.
Responses to records requests made by Kansas Policy Institute are bringing attention to shortcomings in the Kansas Open Records Act.
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.
Today: Law, liberty, and the market symposium this week; junket for Wichita lame ducks: the costs.
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.
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.
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.
Today: Education reformer to speak in Kansas; Wichita council candidate websites spotted; schools' funding claims questioned; Kansas schools rated; Insurance costs on the rise in Kansas.
As government, both national and local, increases its intervention in markets and more decisions are made by politicians and bureaucrats rather than markets, wealth is lost.
Today: Economic freedom lecture, liberal success factor, Joshua Blick, economy, Rasmussen polls, Kansas Democrats, young Republicans.
A proposed Wichita trash cooperative would lead to greater regulation of trash in Wichita, including a potential mandate to recycle.
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.
Today: Elections, Dave Unruh, Jim Skelton, Gwen Welshimer, Republican Party, Wichita Pachyderm Club, Paul Gray, Jeff Longwell, Rhonda Holman, Sue Schlapp, Carl Brewer.
At today's meeting of the Wichita City Council, discussion by council members and their vote may signal a change in the city's stance toward economic development incentives.
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.
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.