Kansas City Mayors Sly & Holland Celebrate 'Smart City' Prez Obama Cash
More federal money subsidizing not a lot of job creation in our Kansas City tech scene . . .
Still, here's a great deal of enthusiastic talk:
Mayors Sly James and Mark Holland Applaud Kansas City Selection for White House Smart City Initiative
Money line . . .
The announcement by the White House is further validation that Kansas city continues to be a global leader in civic innovation,” said Sly James, Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri. “We commend the White House for their continued leadership in helping cities across the nation come together to tackle difficult challenges,” continued James.
“Our selection as global lead cities reflects a spirit of strong regional collaboration. Innovation is a key priority of my administration and participation in the Global Smart Cities initiative will help us create smarter, healthier communities,” said Mark Holland, Mayor of Kansas City, Kansas.
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