Comment history

Commissioner again proposes letting people pay parking fines with canned food

Raise it $2 with $1 going to a food bank and the other $ going to pay for collections

February 3, 2016 at 4:20 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

City won't approve cemetery as wedding venue

People are dying to get in there.

January 30, 2016 at 11:27 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence home sales have bounce-back year in 2015; local job growth highest of any metro in Kansas; unemployment ends year at 3 percent

Will this end the talk of Lawrence not being "business friendly"?

January 28, 2016 at 1:44 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Susan Tate to resign as Lawrence Arts Center CEO by end of 2016

Susan Tate has done a superb job as CEO. She has done several things to make the Art Center more friendly to a variety of activities and provided a friendly environment for the whole community. I hope the new director can do as well.

January 27, 2016 at 12:48 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Ethics complaint to question use of campaign donations by Brownback to pay legal fees

a friend, who teaches an ethics course, says that most people define it as "what can I get away with"

January 26, 2016 at 2:22 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Ethics complaint to question use of campaign donations by Brownback to pay legal fees

It may be the first time ethics and Brownback were used in the same sentence.

January 25, 2016 at 7:54 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

HERE @ Kansas seeks permission to fill apartments without required number of parking spaces

1. How often has the city done ANYTHING retro-actively?
2. I thought our names were supposed to accompany any comments. Does this not apply to the person who replied to Brett?

January 25, 2016 at 11:17 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

City delays final vote to deny shopping center at SLT and Iowa; issue of what city wants developed at intersection still unclear

As long as any development doesn't bring in retailers that provide something that will draw people from Topeka/KC or offer something new to the existing mix, we will not see an increase in sales tax revenue.

January 19, 2016 at 1:49 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Tom Markus, city manager of Iowa City, named Lawrence city manager

What a shock, a white male.

January 15, 2016 at 11:26 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Saturday Column: Project denial raises questions about city’s motives

City Commissioner Matthew Herbert, who cast the only dissenting vote, said the commission was tasked with creating a “level playing field” and honoring the city tax base.

He added, “Retailers know where to build retail because that’s what they do for a living.

Tell that to the developers of the Riverfront and Tanger Malls.

January 9, 2016 at 10:44 a.m. ( | suggest removal )