SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY BIZ JOURNAL QUESTION 1 ENDORSEMENT TURNABOUT!!!
And interesting Friday turnaround that should give us a bit of perspective on how local politics is playing out over the weekend.
THE KC BIZ JOURNAL SWITCHED UP THEIR ENDORSEMENT AND NOW OPPOSES THE QUESTION 1 SALES TAX!!!
Take a look at a snippet of their statement:
KC Biz Journal: "We editorialized in favor of the Jackson County Translational Research sales tax in mid-August. Although we had questions at the time about the exact setup of the proposal, they were eclipsed by enthusiasm for the overall goal of building on the area’s existing life sciences efforts, especially through three impressive local institutions.
But a closer examination of the issue brings us to new ground as an editorial board. Although we are as supportive as ever of the tax proposal’s goal, we no longer support ... The Tax*"
*There was a cutoff and paywall . . . But I've heard from readers who confirm the KC Biz Journal Switcheroo.
This biz community rejection after further consideration stays a lot about the campaign as we close in on two weeks until election time.
Developing . . .