Approve city campaign rules, not pay raise

Wichita City Council members could stage a revolt Tuesday by refusing both to reschedule municipal elections and to open them to corporate, labor union and PAC money. Mayor Jeff Longwell and the other council members could even go for a hat trick by declining the pay increases included in the bundle of proposed ordinance changes.


Much more to do to combat homelessness

Many in our community and state have too little, to the point of lacking even a place to sleep. This year-round shame deserves special attention in this season of warm wishes and frigid nights, and more coordinated and focused leadership among elected officials, nonprofit groups and churches.

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