Tiahrt honored by city officials

WICHITA — Former U.S. Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Wichita, was presented the key to the city this morning by Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer.

Tiahrt was honored for his 16 years as a congressman for the 4th District. The presentation came during this morning's City Council meeting.

Tiahrt ran for the Senate last year but lost in the primary to Jerry Moran. Over the weekend, the GOP State Committee elected Tiahrt to fill the vacant seat on the Republican National Committee.