A small citizens committee has injected itself yet again into a crucial community decision. Citizens for Responsible Government has filed a petition with the Kansas City clerk, expressing its intention to gather signatures that would force a citywide vote on a planned convention hotel downtown.
Monday, May 01, 2017
DISGRACE!!! KANSAS CITY DEAD TREE MEDIA HATES DIRECT DEMOCRACY!!!
Petitioners have to go out in the streets and get nearly 5k voters to sign on to their initiatives before the efforts are even brought to City Hall and oftentimes they're rejected. This KC Star screed defends the current administration and a controversial hotel project rather than people dedicated to participating in the local election process. On the bright side, this kind of editorial from the paper has been constant over the past few years as more people turn away from their printed product and they become just another blog. You decide: