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Candidates for Lawrence City Commission on Thursday answered questions touching on issues that are key to many members of Downtown Lawrence Inc.
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Lawrence has a long way to go from a housing standpoint, candidates vying for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission agreed during a forum Wednesday.
Mayor Lisa Larsen on Tuesday called for the city to push back against people camping around town. City staff members and her fellow commissioners said they agree that the situation needs to change, but there was not a feasible way to end camping right now.
Lawrence voters will have more chances to get to know the candidates vying for the elected positions that most directly affect day-to-day life.
Meet the candidates who are running to fill three Lawrence City Commission seats that are up for election.
The City of Lawrence is implementing new systems that will help speed up responses to record requests, make city codes easier for the public to navigate and more.
More than 100 people lined all four street corners outside of Lawrence City Hall Tuesday to rally for clean energy usage and push Evergy to close their coal-fired power plant.
Environmental activists plan to hold a peaceful demonstration to push for local climate action and for Evergy to close the coal-fired Lawrence Energy Center.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday said a developer’s request for tax incentives to build affordable housing for people ages 55 and up in downtown Lawrence aligned well with the city’s goals.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday will consider a developer’s request for tax breaks to build 48 affordable units for people ages 55 and up in downtown Lawrence.