- Lawrence City Commission candidates give views on sidewalk repair, addressing violent crime, other issues
More Lawrence City Commission Election 2017
- Incumbents retain seats; women now have historic majority on Lawrence City Commission
- November 7, 2017
- Incumbent candidates made a strong showing in the Lawrence City Commission election, and a newcomer’s election means the commission will now have a majority of women for perhaps the first time in history.
- Area voters head to polls today for sales tax, city government and school board elections
- November 6, 2017
- Area residents will vote in Lawrence government and school board elections Tuesday, marking the first local general election under the new election schedule.
- Forum absences raise debate between Lawrence City Commission candidates
- October 31, 2017
- Absences at recent Lawrence City Commission candidate forums are creating debate on the campaign trail.
- Lawrence City Commission candidates share their views on affordable housing, homelessness and mental health
- October 21, 2017
- At a forum Saturday evening, Lawrence City Commission candidates answered questions such as whether the city has a clear vision on affordable housing and how the city should address the homeless population.
- Lawrence City Commission candidates share their views on affordable housing, living wages
- October 12, 2017
- At a forum Thursday evening, Lawrence City Commission candidates discussed several issues affecting the community, including wages and affordable housing.
- Lawrence City Commission candidates share views on downtown issues, including police presence
- October 4, 2017
- At a forum Wednesday evening, Lawrence City Commission candidates discussed several issues affecting downtown Lawrence, including whether police presence should increase following a recent shooting that left three people dead.
- Faith group wants Lawrence residents to vote yes on affordable housing sales tax
- September 25, 2017
- Faith group Justice Matters wants Lawrence residents to vote yes on a special citywide sales tax to support affordable housing.
- Local group wants Lawrence residents to vote against $116M citywide sales tax renewal
- September 25, 2017
- Most tax increases put to Lawrence voters in recent years have passed with large margins, but one local group wants voters to think twice about the city’s request to renew a special citywide sales tax.
- Lawrence voters to decide whether city should triple spending on affordable housing
- September 18, 2017
- What’s clear about the city’s affordable housing issue is that it is large. What’s less clear is how the city will tackle the problem. Voters in November will be asked to approve a special sales tax to help fund affordable housing projects, but city officials are acknowledging they don’t have a specific plan in place for how the money will be spent.