Celebrate More Jobs In Kansas City???

Not really . . . For the most part these stats just confirm the rise of the part-time nation . . . But MARC has a fun job playing with the numbers in order to make locals feel better about themselves before a big vote and other ballot initiatives costing this broke-ass town. Take a look:

Unemployment In Kansas City Metro Continues To Drop

In the Kansas City metro area, the economy is now growing at a rate of about two and a half percent per year. Frank Lenk, who specializes in economic and demographic forecasts for the Mid-America Regional Council, says this is above historical norms of about two percent.