Monday, April 24, 2017

Kansas City Politicos Confront 'Blue City, Red State' Divide With Missouri Legislature

STL focused article also applies to KCMO and is DEFINITELY worth a read. Take a look:

Missouri's blue-city, red-state divide over minimum wage

Some of the fiercest political battles are taking place between Democratic-controlled cities and Republican-led state legislatures over issues like minimum wage and plastic bag bans. Increasingly, those issues are decided through a political maneuver called preemption, when state lawmakers write laws that prevent cities from enforcing their local ordinances.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Do we need to take bets who who is going to win that battle?