Robert Layton

Type: Person
Name: Robert Layton
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wichita City Council hears more details about sales tax options

In the coming weeks, Wichita City Council members likely will consider two alternative ballot languages that could be part of a 1-cent sales tax ballot measure in November that would generate about $400 million over the next five years.The first option ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cities turning to sales tax to fix budget woes

WICHITA, Kansas – Declining financial support from the state is one reason some local officials say Kansans across the map could soon be paying more in taxes. Most municipal leaders say they’ve been weaning off depending on state money for the last decade, ... [Published KSN - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Guard against racial profiling

A third study finding that black motorists in Wichita are ticketed at disproportionately higher rates than whites should to lead to more efforts to guard against racial profiling and, it follows, foster public trust. Data collection and an advisory board, ... [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Eagle editorial: Are city and county doing enough on jobs?

The proposed budgets unveiled last week at City Hall and Sedgwick County are laudably aimed at pushing through lean times without raising property tax mill levies. But is there more that local leaders should be doing to help the economy – that thing they ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

City manager raises questions of wording in marijuana petition

The city of Wichita is raising legal questions over the wording of a petition to decriminalize marijuana possession, a move petition organizers say might be an attempt to squelch their initiative after they’ve collected thousands of signatures to put ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 4 reports

More dollars for snow removal part of proposed Wichita budget

After last year’s frozen-over winter, the city of Wichita is planning to put more money into snow removal as part of the annual budget.More street maintenance, a few more firefighters and a more permanent police outreach to the homeless also were among ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Students named to honors list

The following local students recently were named to the honors list at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke for spring 2014 semester: Kendra Dorn, Ian Fetterolf, Daniel Guthrie, Ryan Lasater, Andrew Moore, Samantha Colbourne, Alesia Carr, Manuel ... [Published Jacksonville Daily News - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Eagle editorial: Guard against racial profiling

A third study finding that black motorists in Wichita are ticketed at disproportionately higher rates than whites should to lead to more efforts to guard against racial profiling and, it follows, foster public trust. Data collection and an advisory board, ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

City Council agrees to purchase 10 new buses

The Wichita City Council on Tuesday approved the purchase of at least 10 new city buses at almost $400,000 each.The council unanimously agreed to purchase the buses from Hayward, Calif.-based Gillig Corp. and authorized issuing bonds to pay for them.Federal ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

City Of Wichita To Acquire 10 New Buses

Wichita City Council members approved the purchase of new city buses at Tuesday’s meeting. They will help update the transit system’s aging fleet.A total of ten new buses will be coming from a California-based manufacturer. They will all be diesel po ... [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Wichita police ticket black motorists at higher rate than whites, a third study finds

A Wichita State University study requested by the city found that Wichita police ticketed black motorists at disproportionately higher rates than white motorists.While African-Americans made up only 11 percent of the city’s population, they accounted ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Summer-Wells

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Layton WellsDr. Kenneth Summer and Dr. Gail Summer, of Hickory, NC have the honor of announcing the marriage of their daughter, Melissa Kristen Summer to Robert Layton Wells, son of  Mr. and Mrs. (Mary Layton) Robert N. Wells, Jr. ... [Published SC Now - Jun 29 2014]

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But the Wichita study, as Layton said, "shows there is a disparity, and as long as there is a disparity, we need to drill down and determine the causes of the factors behind those numbers."

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Wichita City Council hears more details about s... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 23 2014]
Cities turning to sales tax to fix budget woes [Published KSN - Jul 23 2014]
Guard against racial profiling [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 20 2014]
Eagle editorial: Are city and county doing enou... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 20 2014]
More dollars for snow removal part of proposed ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 16 2014]
Proposed Wichita budget includes 2.2% general f... [Published Wichita Business Journal - Jul 15 2014]
City manager raises questions of wording in mar... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 15 2014]
City releases budget during Tuesday meeting [Published KSN - Jul 15 2014]
Wichita releases proposed 2015 budget [Published KWCH 12 - Jul 15 2014]
Students named to honors list [Published Jacksonville Daily News - Jul 14 2014]
Eagle editorial: Guard against racial profiling [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 09 2014]
City Of Wichita To Acquire 10 New Buses [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - Jul 08 2014]
City Council agrees to purchase 10 new buses [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 08 2014]
Wichita police ticket black motorists at higher... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 05 2014]
Why Richmond, Why?!? Dispute Over Bojangles Statue [Published Richmond.com - Jul 01 2014]
Summer-Wells [Published SC Now - Jun 29 2014]
Wichita City Hall: Spirit quiet about any dives... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jun 27 2014]
CFO Awards: Henning rose through the ranks to b... [Published Wichita Business Journal - Jun 24 2014]
Wichita may turn to rejected water plan [Published The Washington Times stories: News - May 18 2014]
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