A presentation by the City of Wichita regarding IRBs is good as far as it goes, which is not far enough.
Posts tagged as “Subsidy”
The City of Wichita plans subsidized development of a sports facility as an economic driver. Originally published in July 2017.
A look at some economic development incentive programs in Wichita and Kansas. Second in a series. Tax increment financing (TIF) is prominent in this episode.
A look at some economic development incentive programs in Wichita and Kansas. First in a series.
A look at some of the large economic development programs in Wichita and Kansas.
The Wichita City Council will consider approval of a redevelopment plan in a tax increment financing (TIF) district.
The end of a Sedgwick County Commission election, the *Wichita Eagle* editorializes on school spending and more taxes, and Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell seems misinformed on the Wichita economy.
If a newspaper is going to write a news story, it might as well take a moment to copy and paste information from a city council agenda packet. Especially when what is missing from the story is perhaps the most important information.
A project in Wichita received substantial subsidy from taxpayers. How have public policy issues been reported?
The Wichita City Council authorized the spending of a lot of money without discussion.
Following the Wichita Mayor, the Chair of the Sedgwick County Commission speaks on economic development.
In Community Improvement Districts (CID), merchants charge additional sales tax for the benefit of the property owners, instead of the general public. Wichita may have an additional three, contributing to the problem of CID sprawl.
A development near downtown Wichita may receive subsidy through four different avenues.
Opinions vary on economic development incentives, but we ought to expect to be told the truth of the details.
He didn’t participate Wichita Eagle Opinion Line, November 24, 2017: “The kindest word that can be ascribed to State Senator Susan Wagle, when she criticizes…
PEAK, a Kansas economic development incentive program, redirects employee income taxes back to the employing company.
Is it equitable for business firms to pay no sales tax, while low-income families pay sales tax on groceries?
The Wichita Business Journal and the City of Wichita team to provide incorrect coverage and missing analysis.
Wichita city hall failed to uphold the terms of a development agreement from five years ago, not monitoring contracts that protect the public interest.