Here’s a timeline of events from the tenure of Lavonta Williams on the Wichita City Council. These are events related to cronyism and disrepect for the people of Wichita — except for her campaign contributors. For them, she voted for no-bid contracts and other taxpayer-funded largess. The behavior of Williams is one of the reasons that Wichita needs pay-to-play laws that prevent council members from voting to enrich their significant campaign contributors.
Wichita property tax rate: Up, just a littleBob WeeksNovember 30, 2022The City of Wichita property tax mill levy rose very slightly for 2022. (more…)
Century II Roof Needs RepairBob WeeksMay 4, 2022Wichita has delayed maintaining Century II's roof, and it needs repair. (more…)
Information Technology in WichitaBob WeeksJanuary 1, 2022While Wichita economic development leaders have tried to turn Wichita into a hub of information technology-related industry, it has not worked so far. (more…)
Wichita since the start of the pandemic (and the past decade)Bob WeeksDecember 30, 2021How has Wichita fared since the start of the pandemic compared to other metropolitan areas? (more…)
Wichita property tax rate: Up, just a littleBob WeeksNovember 10, 2021The City of Wichita property tax mill levy rose slightly for 2021. (more…)