THE TKC WEEKLY POWER RANKINGS!!!
Jordan Carver reminds us that football season is only a few moments away . . . And here are most powerful people and trends in Kansas City . . .
MO State Sen. Jason Holsman - Nice guys finish first sometimes and this South Kansas City politico could be the next Mayor of Kansas City someday sooner than anybody thinks.
MO House Rep. John Rizzo - Still leading the conversation on Northeast Kansas City Public Safety.
MO House Rep. Brandon Ellington - Organizer of the most important Kansas City Anti-Violence collaborative effort we've seen in years.
Kansas City mayor Sly James - Counting on EPIC charisma to carry out his term.
Mayor Pro-Tem Cindy Circo - Actively looking for his next gig.
Ryan Kath - Zombie real estate stories and top notch research skill keep this newsie at the top of the local TV broadcast game.
Eric Chaloux - KCTV5's lead investigator and working to keep local daycares safe this week.
Tess K. - She suffered a home break-in this week but remains this town's top non-fiction storyteller.
Hey Cameraman - Kansas City's digital news gathering resource.
Jabulani Leffall - Now a blogger but still the topic of a great deal of talk and speculation.
Jason Whitlock - A columnist who still has the power to inspire ridicule and derision from his detractors.
Kansas City Toy Train Streetcar Pushback - Growing sentiment against this stolen election and expensive eco-devo experiment.
Politically Connected Felons Employed By Kansas City - Kansas City's move to create social justice has inadvertently led to putting a dangerous new political under-class in Kansas City.
Continued Kansas City Killing - Despite heroic efforts, the carnage hasn't stopped.
Even More Questions About The Missing 15K - This controversy isn't forgotten and might be coming toward a dramatic conclusion rather soon.
Consequences Of The Missouri GOP NO-VETO Majority - From Union crackdowns to public school takeover . . . The GOP is now in charge of Missouri's fate.
As always, this list has been compiled according to scientific TKC polling and market research data and it's a weekly comprehensive guide to local powerful people.