WichitaLiberty.TV

WichitaLiberty.TV: Judge Kevin Smith and foster care

WichitaLiberty.TV: Judge Kevin Smith and foster care

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Judge Kevin Smith explains some of the problems in the foster care system in Kansas, and what we can do to improve it. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 221, broadcast December 16, 2018. Shownotes Opinion column by Judge Smith: Stop whining about the foster care system and do something to fix it (alternate location here) CASA of Sedgwick County Judge Kevin Smith campaign page, with columns and articles
Read More
WichitaLiberty.TV: Kansas Representative Leo Delperdang

WichitaLiberty.TV: Kansas Representative Leo Delperdang

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Representative Leo Delperdang joins Bob Weeks to discuss the recent election and the upcoming session of the Kansas Legislature. View below or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 220, broadcast December 2, 2018. Shownotes Representative Leo Delperdang at Kansas Legislature Delperdang for Kansas on Facebook Representative Leo Delperdang on WichitaLiberty.TV, June 22, 2017
Read More
WichitaLiberty.TV: Economic development incentives

WichitaLiberty.TV: Economic development incentives

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: A look at some economic development incentive programs in Wichita and Kansas. Second in a series. Tax increment financing (TIF) is prominent in this episode. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 219, broadcast November 25, 2018. Shownotes Wichita TIF projects: some background. Tax increment financing disrupts the usual flow of tax dollars, routing funds away from cash-strapped cities, counties, and schools back to the TIF-financed development. TIF creates distortions in the way cities develop, and researchers find that the use of TIF means lower economic growth. Industrial revenue bonds in Kansas:…
Read More
WichitaLiberty.TV: Economic development incentives

WichitaLiberty.TV: Economic development incentives

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: A look at some economic development incentive programs in Wichita and Kansas. First in a series. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 218, broadcast November 18, 2018. Shownotes Industrial revenue bonds in Kansas: Industrial Revenue Bonds are a mechanism that Kansas cities and counties use to allow companies to avoid paying property and sales taxes. From Pachyderm: Economic development incentives Growing the Wichita economy. Wichita leaders are proud of our region’s economic growth. Here are the numbers. Sedgwick County’s David Dennis on economic development. Following the Wichita Mayor, the Chair of…
Read More
WichitaLiberty.TV: Bob and Karl look at election results

WichitaLiberty.TV: Bob and Karl look at election results

In this episode of WichitaLiberty.TV: Bob and Karl look at election results nationally, in Kansas, and in Sedgwick County. View below, or click here to view at YouTube. Episode 217, broadcast November 11, 2018. Shownotes Election results at Politico. This is one of the best sites for analysis of election results. Election results for Sedgwick County. Election resuts from Kansas Secretary of State.
Read More