KS Mayor Slams Public Safety Tax Proposal

Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell came out hard Thursday against a proposal by fire and police unions to bump the sales tax for public safety funds. Wichita, KS, Fire Department May 10–Mayor Jeff Longwell came out hard Thursday against a proposal by Wichita’s police and fire unions for a quarter-cent sales tax to fund public safety

Religious and LGBT groups clash in 2 states over adoption

TOPEKA, Kan. – Republican legislators in Kansas tried Thursday to break a political stalemate over a proposal to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes. House and Senate negotiators drafted a new version of a bill that would prevent the state from barring

Real estate roundtable: Some of Wichita’s heavy hitters talk downtown development, housing market and overall economy – Wichita Business Journal

A group of heavy hitters from the Wichita real estate world agreed Thursday morning that the city has momentum and is heading in the right direction. During a lively roundtable discussion at the Wichita Business Journal’s Old Town headquarters, a group that included Stan Shelden (Shelden Architecture), Penny Johnson (Keller Williams Signature Partners), Andy Robl

Homes selling faster, in unexpected places across U.S.

Supercharged sales As a homebuyer, acting fast is vital in today’s market – even in some of the nation’s smaller cities. According to new data from RE/MAX, homes averaged a mere 62 days on market last month, the lowest February stat on record. Click to see your low-downpayment loan eligibility (Mar 26th, 2018) DoM down

Kansas lawmakers confident new welfare chief can fix agency

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas legislators upset with problems at the state’s child welfare agency appear confident that its new top administrator can fix them. The Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee on Friday unanimously recommended confirming Gina Meier-Hummel as secretary of the Department for Children and Families. The full Senate plans to consider Meier-Hummel’s

Your top 8 reasons to transfer to Wichita State

1. It’s easy Transferring to a new university doesn’t have to be a harrowing experience. Wichita State is the No. 1 destination for students transferring from Kansas community colleges to public state universities, and we have a Transfer Gateway that lets you estimate how many of your credits will transfer to your desired degree program