More, but likely not all, of the Cargill incentives will be before the Wichita City Council this week.
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Does the City of Wichita enforce its public-private partnership agreements? In some cases the city doesn't even ask for the information that is needed for enforcement.
A research project by The Brookings Institution illustrates the performance of the Wichita-area economy.
Are the City of Wichita's projections regarding subsidized development as an economic driver believable?
Before forming new tax increment financing districts, Wichita taxpayers ought to ask for progress on current districts.
Details of the subsidy programs used to keep Cargill in Wichita are starting to take shape.
The City of Wichita says it does not want to use cash incentives for economic development. But a proposal contains just that.
Action the Wichita City Council will consider next week makes one wonder: If downtown Wichita is so great, why does the city have to give away so much?
The evaluation of economic development incentives in Wichita and Kansas requires thinking at the margin, not the entirety.
Art is too important to be dependent on politicians and injecting politics into anything inevitably tarnishes it, writes Lawrence W. Reed of Foundation for Economic Education.
Wichita sells a hotel, more subsidy for downtown, Kansas newspaper editorialists fall for a lobbyist's tale, how Kansas can learn from Arizona schools, and government investment.
A downtown Wichita project receives a small benefit from the city, with no mention of the really big money.
In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV. Lawrence W. Reed, who is president of the Foundation for Economic Education.
Another Wichita company that paid to persuade you to vote for higher taxes now seeks to avoid paying those taxes.
Wichita's largest employer asks to avoid paying millions in taxes, which increases the cost of government for everyone else, including young companies struggling to break through.
A real estate development in College Hill was not successful. What does this mean for city taxpayers?
To compare federal subsidies for the production of electricity, we must consider subsidy values in proportion to the amount of electricity generated, because the magnitude is vastly different.
Sedgwick County has released its annual report on the performance and status of economic development incentives for 2015.
Two economic development items on tap in Wichita this week illustrate failures or shortcomings of the regime.
Wichita is moving away from the use of cash incentives for economic development, except for this.