Under what circumstances — including any specific criteria, such as cost-to-benefit or return on investment ratios — do you think industrial revenue bonds should be used in Wichita?

By lowering the cost-burden of government, all boats rise. Frighteningly simple. We are too often lured into expensive, pie-in-the-sky schemes under the promises of a few jobs. Corporations are sitting on a lot of cash right now, trying to navigate the economic turmoil, and government givaways to businesses in these times will only make the dream of cutting taxes for the rest of Wichita’s residents and businesses more distant.

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