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Downtown Wichita - by StarksWinter

The Wichita City Council amended the campaign finance ordinance to prohibit city candidates from accepting political contributions from corporations and limited liability companies. Individuals, political action committees, sole proprietorships, professional associations, and partnerships continue to be permitted to make campaign […]

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Downtown Wichita - by StarksWinter

Wichita City Council members will no longer be left to police themselves on ethics violations after passing a long-awaited and much-debated policy on May 11. The ethics policy sets gift limits for elected and appointed city officials for the first […]

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Wichita City Council introduced an ethics proposal to establish gift restrictions for elected and appointed city officials. Proposal 2021-01-26 would cap the value of gifts Wichita’s mayor and City Council members may receive from people doing or planning to do […]

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Rep. Brandon Whipple

After eight years, Kansas Rep. Brandon Whipple resigned from his House District 96 seat on January 13 to become mayor of Wichita, Kansas. Whipple defeated incumbent Jeff Longwell to become Wichita’s mayor on November 5, 2019. The Sedgwick County Democratic […]

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The Wichita, Kansas City Council approved a measure removing the prohibition on corporations, unions, and political action committees donating to local campaigns. Such groups are still limited to contributions of $500 per election, matching the limit on individual contributions and […]

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