Wichita personal income grew at a faster rate in 2018.
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Wichita has amenities that are promoted as creating an uncommonly superior quality of life here, but many are commonplace across the country.
An interactive visualization of state Gross Domestic Product by industry, reported quarterly. The Bureau of Economic Analysis is an agency of the United States Department…
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell says there is no corruption involving him, but this is only because of loose and sloppy Kansas and Wichita laws.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club: Speakers promoting the saving of the Century II convention and performing arts center in downtown Wichita.
For the Wichita metropolitan area in September 2019, the labor force is up, the number of unemployed persons is down, the unemployment rate is down, and the number of people working is up when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows small increases in labor force and jobs from August.
The unemployment rate for Wichita and the nation is nearly equal over the last eight years. Job growth for Wichita, however, has been much slower than the nation, and the labor force for Wichita is actually smaller than in January 2011. This is what has led to a low unemployment rate in Wichita: Slow job growth paired with a declining labor force.
Given recent data and the CEDBR forecasts, Wichita's momentum is a slowly growing economy, with the rate of growth declining.
Examining job creation in Wichita as compared to the state and the nation.
An ad from the Jeff Longwell for Mayor Committee contains a false claim.
There are eight major lessons for Wichita voters when they cast their ballots on or before November 5, 2019, concerning the revelations of favoritism involving the mayor, apparently a majority of the city council, and a number of Wichita businesses and businessmen concerning a proposed massive city water plant contract that is close to half a billion dollars, writes Karl Peterjohn.
In 2014 the City of Wichita advised spending millions on a water project, but it wasn't for the main water treatment plant replacement, and it wasn't financed with debt.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club this week: Wichita city council candidates from district 2. This audio presentation or podcast was recorded on October 11, 2019.
The amending of a retail lease tells us a lot about the economics of downtown Wichita.
For the Wichita metropolitan area in August 2019, the labor force is up, the number of unemployed persons is down, the unemployment rate is down, and the number of people working is up, all by small amounts, when compared to the same month one year ago. Seasonal data shows small increases in labor force and jobs from July.
Wichita has a city code governing ethical conduct by council members, but it seems to have no teeth.
When pursuing a large Wichita city contract, did the winning company lobby all council members, or primarily Mayor Jeff Longwell?
In a report looking at the economics of the 100 largest metropolitan areas, Wichita often ranks near the bottom.
From the Wichita Pachyderm Club this week: Wichita mayoral candidates Jeff Longwell and Brandon Whipple. This audio presentation or podcast was recorded on September 27, 2019.