xbusguy (Chris Ogle)

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Developer for HERE Kansas again says he's days away from announcing solution for more parking

How do we wind up with this crap? Either do what you promised to do, or lose your welfare.

June 9, 2016 at 7:13 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence City Commission to consider tax breaks for downtown development

NO.... Nothing against Shumm, but we need to focus on the city budget first.

June 7, 2016 at 10:56 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

City Commission undecided about East Ninth Project, votes to discuss it in coming weeks

Our city commission made the right decision on this matter. In my opinion, we (the city) need to focus on our 2017 budget first...... Can we afford the project at this point? If not, then wait until we can afford it.

May 25, 2016 at 1:28 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Former city commissioner seeking large tax rebate for proposed downtown project

“The thing is, nobody wants to pay for parking,” Schumm said.
Put me the taxpayer on that "nobody" list as well. .

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May 19, 2016 at 10:09 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Money woes: Finding funds for affordable housing in Lawrence

Bob, what a refreshing idea, which leads to a not so brilliant question: Why do the big developers, more commonly known as the "chosen few" get tax incentive -welfare- from our city, while folks needing affordable housing go without?

Another not so brilliant idea: Provide similar tax incentives for existing apartment complexes to provide affordable housing (a small percentage of units per complex)
Most people in need of affordable housing aren't asking for brand new units in the Arts District, or even robotic parking in a luxury student complex. They simply need a safe, clean, affordable place to live.

May 16, 2016 at 1:19 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

What advice do you have for graduates?

It is important to HAVE A JOB, prior to looking for a better one. A person who earned a degree, but has no work experience is sometimes referred to as a person seeking a qualifying position....... or more commonly referred to as unemployed.

May 15, 2016 at 11:38 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas Legislature narrowly passes unbalanced budget, ending 2016 session

Waiting until the last minute to pass a budget..... and it's not even balanced.
Don't worry Dorothy and Toto.....it was just a bad dream.

May 2, 2016 at 12:54 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas House rejects bill to repeal income tax cuts

And the ship continues to sink.

April 30, 2016 at 12:37 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

City Commission approves grant application for transit hub, now estimated to cost $30 million

Five story parking garage sounds like a whopper to me. Will the city be responsible for emergency services like fire and ambulance services for the parking structure? If so, maybe the city could get Mass Transit Funding for additional emergency equipment that may be needed.

April 27, 2016 at 11:57 p.m. ( | suggest removal )