County chipping away at WIC

After leading the charge this year to weaken the county’s crucial role in public health, Sedgwick County Commission Chairman Richard Ranzau last week launched a related offensive against illegal immigration and, unbelievably, took a new shot at breast-feeding.


Lobbyists pick up tab

If plying legislators with food and drink didn’t deliver votes, lobbyists wouldn’t already have spent $500,000 this year to wine, dine and otherwise butter up key lawmakers.


City invests in parks, kids

The Wichita City Council made two investments in the city’s children and well-being with its votes this week to build a third baseball field at McAdams Park and to upgrade Buffalo Park.


Defend change to WSU chapel

Wichita State University had it right in May, when it made changes in the campus chapel to give Muslim students a proper place to kneel and pray. What’s disappointing is that WSU administrators are now re-examining the accommodation in response to criticism.

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