The amending of a retail lease tells us a lot about the economics of downtown Wichita.
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Wichita economic development officials use a convoluted method of estimating the population of downtown Wichita, producing a number much higher than Census Bureau estimates.
A visualization of jobs and employment data for zip code 67202, which is downtown Wichita. The United States Census Bureau has a program known as…
We should be wary of government planning in general. But when those who have been managing and planning the foundering Wichita-area economy want to step up their management of resources, we risk compounding our problems.
The City of Wichita plans subsidized development of a sports facility as an economic driver. Originally published in July 2017.
The City of Wichita says it values open and transparent government. But the city's record in providing information and records to citizens is poor, and there hasn't been much improvement.
The Douglas Design District proposes to transform from a voluntary business organization to a tax-funded branch of government (but doesn't say so).
There has been much public and private investment in Downtown Wichita. What has been the trend in business activity during this time?
Wichita continues to decline in economic vitality, compared to other areas.
We can understand self-serving politicians and bureaucrats. It's what they do. But a city's newspaper editorial board ought to be concerned with the truth.
An important detail regarding Naftzger Park in downtown Wichita is unsettled, and Wichitans have reason to be wary.
Wichita economic development officials use a circuitous method of estimating the population of downtown Wichita, producing a number much higher than Census Bureau estimates.
The new State of Downtown Wichita report for 2017 is missing something. What is it, and why is it missing?
Karl Peterjohn and Bob Weeks discuss some statistics regarding downtown Wichita and then the Kansas school finance court decision.
Charts and tables of investment in Downtown Wichita.
By the measure of jobs used by the City of Wichita, downtown jobs declined in 2015.
In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Bob Weeks and Karl Peterjohn discuss issues regarding the Wichita and Kansas economies.
At a Wichita City Council meeting, citizens are told, "These tax dollars are not your tax dollars."
The developers of property near Naftzger Park in downtown Wichita will possibly receive millions in other subsidy.