TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! UMKC STUDENT GOVERNMENT ENDORSE JACKSON CO. MEDICAL RESEARCH TAX!!!
Now the fun starts as local factions and fiefdoms rally their supporters as a controversial sales tax election approaches . . .
TONIGHT UMKC KICKS OFF THE SEASON OF ENDORSEMENTS AS STUDENT KANGAROOS STAND UP FOR THE JACKSON COUNTY MEDICAL RESEARCH TAX!!!
"THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Student Government Association of the University of Missouri - Kansas City endorses and supports Jackson County Question 1 and urges its constituents to vote YES on Tuesday, November 5, 2013."
KICK-ASS UMKC INSIDERS tells us that the vote was 24-2-1 and now awaits the Chancellor's signature.
READ THE UMKC STUDENT LEGISLATION SUPPORTING THE TAX FOR A BIT OF INSIGHT BEHIND THE DECISION!!!
Basically, The UMKC SGA was smart enough to realize that their college is in cahoots with Children's Mercy, St. Luke's, KC Area Life Sciences Institute and so many other power brokers that opposing the tide would have been an exercise in futility.
Now, to folks who don't think this is a big deal . . . Remember that UMKC is still a commuter campus that is home to many working professionals also taking classes who might very well be swayed by this endorsement.
Developing . . .