DOUBLE TAKE: KANSAS CITY TAX FIGHTERS SUPPORT STREETCAR TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT REFORM!!!
Again, under the radar there's a KANSAS CITY STREETCAR ELECTION CURRENTLY UNDERWAY that has been kept secret from most of the voting public.
Yesterday, we talked about surprising Missouri push back against a process that has been continually abused . . .
STL Public Radio: Missouri State Auditor calls for overhaul of Transportation Development District laws
“The average citizen is getting taken advantage of here,” Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway said at a news conference to release the report. “It’s outrageous that there’s almost $1 billion in project costs that taxpayers are on the hook for. They don’t know about it and they didn’t vote for it.”
Now . . .
KANSAS CITY TAX FIGHTERS HOPE LOCAL VOTERS WILL HELP THE EFFORT TO ENCOURAGE TDD REFORM!!!
Money line . . .
"We've been requesting TDD reform since 2013, and it sounds like someone is listening. Folks should write their state legislator and state senator to let them know we support reform of these laws that allow for legal gerrymandering, voter suppression, taxation without representation, third party collection and management of public funds, and a host of other questionable practices."
While the City Council is skeptical of the current vote and there are more than a few challenges with fewer options for Federal funding available for the TOY TRAIN . . . The debate against the streetcar extension persists.
Developing . . .