Saturday, September 18

Wichita mayor comes under scrutiny for controversial vote

From KAKE Television:

A controversy is looming over a vote by the Wichita City Council. In particular, Mayor Carl Brewer. It involves Brewer voting to forgive nearly 3/4 of a million dollars in sales tax debt to a local developer.

The issue involves the developers of the Ambassador Hotel. Two years ago, Wichita voters rejected a measure to provide sales tax incentives to the developer, Key Construction. Brewer was asked to recuse himself from last week’s vote because of his friendship with Key Construction executives.

Continue reading at KAKE Television. More about this issue is at Ambassador Hotel Industrial Revenue Bonds.