When a prominent Wichita business executive and civic leader asked for tax relief, his reasoning allows us to more fully understand the city’s economic development efforts and nature of the people city hall trusts to lead these endeavors. From June 2014.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2017 For more information: Melika Willoughby 785.368.7138 [email protected] Governor Sam Brownback issues statement on legislative tax hike Topeka – Governor Sam Brownback today issued the following statement regarding Senate Bill 30: “I appreciate the efforts of legislators as they continue to work towards balancing the budget, building a school funding formula that puts students first, and ultimately closing out the 2017 legislative session.
Wichita offers special regulatory treatment for special circumstances, widening the gulf between the haves and have-nots.
Some citizen activists and Wichita city council members believe that a single $500 campaign contribution from a corporation has a corrupting influence. But stacking dozens of the same $500 contributions from executives and spouses of the same corporation? Not a problem.
A Wichita newspaper op-ed is either ignorant of, or decides to forgive and excuse, bad behavior in Wichita government, particularly by then-mayoral candidate Jeff Longwell.
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.