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Posts tagged as “Richard Ranzau”

Sedgwick County Commissioner Richard Ranzau

Job creation at young firms declines

A new report by the Kauffman Foundation holds unsettling information for the future of job growth in the United States.

Wichita and its political class

Discussion at a Wichita City Council meeting provided an opportunity for citizens to discover the difference in the thinking of the political class and those who value limited government and capitalism.

Sedgwick County, Golf Warehouse, reveal shortcomings in procedure

A decision by the Sedgwick County Commission to grant a forgivable loan of $48,000 to The Golf Warehouse is yet another example of local government relying on corporate welfare as economic development, and exposes how little deliberation is given to making these decisions.

Wichita on corporate welfare, again

An award of $2.5 million by the City of Wichita to aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft to ward off a threatened move to Louisiana stands out as an example of corporate welfare given for its own sake, and not in response to any real threat.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Monday February 28, 2011

Today: Elections tomorrow; Kansas schools can transfer funds?; Ranzau stand on federal funds profiled; Kansas legislative chambers don't agree; Kansas Economic Freedom Index; citizens, not taxpayers; increasing taxes not seen as solution.

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