Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer delivers his State of the City Address for 2012.
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Wichita City Council Member Pete Meitzner
Wichita City Council Member Pete Meitzner clarifies his remarks, saying he supports public debate and discourse.
On an episode of KAKE Television's "This Week in Kansas," the disdain of Go Wichita Convention and Visitors Bureau and the City of Wichita towards open records and government transparency is discussed.
Discussion of setting an election date provided another example reinforcing the realization that Wichita has a city council -- with the exception of one member -- that is entirely captured by special interests.
A meeting of the Wichita City Council reveals that the city does not care about open and transparent government, despite the claims of leaders such as Mayor Carl Brewer.
Making contributions to candidates for political office is part of the American political process. But for the Wichita City Council, we see a troubling trend of contributions made by people who also ask the council for money.
Some Wichita City Council members, including Mayor Carl Brewer, criticize citizens for their use of inaccurate and misleading information. So how do the statements made by council members fare when subjected to scrutiny?
In a free society with a limited government, taxation should be restricted to being a way for government to raise funds to pay for services that all people benefit from. But in the city of Wichita, private tax policy is overtaking our city.