Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer will give his eighth and final state of the city address on Tuesday night. Brewer is term-limited and will be replaced after municipal elections this spring. KMUW’s Sean Sandefur sat down with Brewer to discuss last year's state of the city address and what's happened since.
In last year’s state of the city address you mentioned infrastructure. With the failed sales tax in November, what can the city do?
Residents of Hutchinson will decide whether to spend roughly $29 million to renovate the city’s sports arena. The project would be financed through a proposed sales tax referendum which is on the ballot for the April 7 elections. KMUW’s Sean Sandefur has more…
Legislation requiring Kansas law enforcement officers to be equipped with body cameras has gained bipartisan support in the new session, but lawmakers are concerned about the cost.
A bill backed by Democratic Representative Gail Finney of Wichita likely will be considered in the House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee. The committee chairman supports the cameras but thinks the measure might be an unfunded mandate.
Democratic Senator David Haley of Kansas City is pushing a similar proposal.