The Lawrence community can tune in this week to hear more from Lawrence City Commission and school board candidates through two upcoming virtual forums sponsored by the Douglas County Democrats.
We gave Lawrence school board candidates a chance to update their answers to our earlier questionnaire as they proceed to the general election on Nov. 2.
Although candidates for Lawrence City Commission agreed that arts assets are a crucial part of the community’s culture, their attitudes toward what more stable funding for the arts would look like differed at the Arts, Culture & Creative Industries forum on Saturday.
A forum Saturday will ask the six candidates for Lawrence City Commission to answer questions about how they value local arts and cultural organizations and businesses.
Candidates for Lawrence school board answered questions about how students can access opportunities equitably across the school district during a forum hosted by the Lawrence branch of the NAACP Thursday.
City commission candidates hit some hot topics during the Lawrence Kansas Branch NAACP forum Wednesday night, including hiring of the next police chief and affordable housing solutions.
We gave Lawrence City Commission candidates a chance to update their answers to our earlier questionnaire as they proceed to the general election on Nov. 2.
An audience member at the Downtown Lawrence forum asked the Lawrence City Commission candidates on Wednesday whether they would support a vacancy tax. None of the six candidates gave a firm answer, but they shared some views on the idea.
As we near the general election on Nov. 2, several local groups are planning candidate forums to help Lawrence voters make up their minds.
Lawrence school board candidates will participate in town halls Wednesday afternoon hosted by the Lawrence Public Library — first with the Kids’ Action Club, and then a second for the older crowd.
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