Kansas City Convention Hotel Chatter Amid GOP Convention 2016 Bid FAIL
One of the first thing we noted after Kansas City was embarrassed by Cleveland, Dallas and the GOP was the reactionary instinct to blame this town's lack of a taxpayer subsidized convention hotel.
Today, Dave Helling dutifully answers that call . . .
Dave Helling: Kansas City will again explore the conventional wisdom about a new hotel
This isn't exactly a new trend since Mayor Sly has been talking about it non-stop for about a year . . .
But here's the premise:
"Within a few months — certainly by the end of the year — the argument over public support for a downtown convention hotel will surface again.
Supporters of tax breaks and subsidies for such a facility will say its construction will help Kansas City land big events like the GOP gathering."
Again, Dead Tree Media is catching on to a process that has been going on for years . . . But more debate on the project will be welcomed even if it's a done deal for Mayor Sly's second term.
Developing . . .