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Steve McIntosh
December 09, 2019 - 10:16 am
Under a city law passed by voters in 1991, Wichita’s mayor and council members are limited to two consecutive four-year terms. At Tuesday's meeting, the city council will take another look at term limits. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News local elections are different than someone serving in...
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Steve McIntosh
December 02, 2019 - 10:39 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will consider issuing bonds for two companies ... 18 million dollars for Air Capital Fight Line L-L-C ... and up to 95 million dollars for Textron Aviation. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the bond money represents those companies' investment in...
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Steve McIntosh
November 11, 2019 - 10:06 am
Mayor Jeff Longwell encourages all Wichitans to express their gratitude to veterans on this Veterans Day ... saying "we owe so much" to veterans and their families. Longwell tells KNSS News he will not seek public office again ... after his recent loss to mayor-elect Brandon Whipple. He says "there...
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Steve McIntosh
November 04, 2019 - 10:29 am
Tuesday Wichita voters will elect a mayor. Incumbent Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News it's been a tough campaign and he's glad it's over. He says this has been "the absolute craziest election ever". Longwell faces Brandon Whipple at the polls ... with a strong write-in campaign for Lyndy Wells...
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Steve McIntosh
October 28, 2019 - 9:47 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell is in Washington this week ... sharing information about dealing with the homeless. Longwell tells KNSS News Wichita's Homeless Outreach Team ... "HOT" ... deals with the challenges of the homeless. Longwell says he will also look for federal money to help local efforts...
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Steve McIntosh
October 21, 2019 - 9:55 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will consider a possible change in Douglas Avenue, through the heart of the city. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the Community Foundation wants to give the city a grant to "experiment" with narrowing Douglas to one lane in each direction, to...
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KNSS News
October 10, 2019 - 11:12 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell has launched a re-election campaign website with a push on why he should be re-elected. Information includes projects that have advanced Wichita the past 4 years of his term: City budget surplus, additional police officers, better and quicker 911 response, new airport, I...
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Steve McIntosh
September 23, 2019 - 9:59 am
Contsruction is going well on Wichita's new multi-use stadium ... says Mayor Jeff Longwell. He says construcion is "slightly ahead of schedule", and grass should be laid with "3 to 4 weeks". The stadium is scheduled to be open for business in the spring of next year. Longwell also says people are...
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Steve McIntosh
August 26, 2019 - 9:43 am
Governor Laura Kelley has appointed Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell to a special advisory group on transportation. Longwell tells KNSS News the group is meeting Tuesday at the Hughes Metroplex Center in northeast Wichita from 9 to noon, and Wednesday in Dodge City. After collecting information, the...
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Steve McIntosh
August 12, 2019 - 9:32 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will approve the city's budget for 2020. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News spending will be up slightly over last year, including funding for 27 new police officers, at $100,000 each.The council will also approve a capitol improvement program. But...
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