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.
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Wichita City Council Member Pete Meitzner
A gloomy jobs forecast is greeted with apparent approval by Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell.
Wichita City Council Member Pete Meitzner is running for a position on the Sedgwick County Commission, touting his record of economic development. Here is the record.
In normal times, Republicans may be reluctant to vote for a Democrat for the Sedgwick County Commission. But these are not normal times, and a vote for Pete Meitzner sends a message that we just don't care about our economy.
Sedgwick County Commissioner Richard Ranzau explains the current problems with corruption in the county. Then, Renee Duxler tells us why she’s running for Sedgwick County Commission.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Republican Candidates for Sedgwick County Commission. Appearing, in order of their initial appearance, were: Richard Ranzau running in District 4, Pete Meitzner in District 1, and Jim Howell in District 5.
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.
Is the pursuit of intergovernmental grants wise? Would local governments fund certain programs if the money was not seen as "free?"
Wichita continues to decline in economic vitality, compared to other areas.
The growth of population in Wichita compared to other areas.
John Todd explains how cities in Kansas are seeking additional power to seize property, and tells us why we should oppose this legislation.
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.
The Wichita City Council approves economic development incentives, but citizens should not be proud of the discussion and deliberation.
In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: New outlets for news, and criticism of the existing. Is Kansas government "hollowed out?" Ideology and pragmatism.
Comments by two Wichita city council members give citizens more reasons to be cynical and distrusting of politicians.
Reaction to the veto of a bill in Kansas reveals the instincts of many government officials, which is to grab more power whenever possible.
A new law in Kansas may provide opportunities for better enforcement of the Kansas Open Records Act.
The Kansas Legislature appears ready to raise taxes instead of reforming spending. Wichita voters have used initiative and referendum, but voters can’t use it at the state level. A look at a new book “By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission.”