Friday, October 13, 2017
The Kansas City Weekly Power Rankings
At the conclusion of this Friday the 13th we offer a glimpse at the top ranking Kansas City locals and their power moves this week.
Take a look:
Jackson County Legislature Continues SMACK DOWN Of Executive Frank White
Under the radar of most Kansas City media . . . Political upheaval has taken hold in Jackson County as the Legislature makes an unprecedented BLOCK on the effort to of Exec Frank White to appoint a new COMBAT Anti-Drug Tax Director. The strongest supporters of Exec Frank While believe that his popularity and legacy will carry him through this crisis but Courthouse insiders contend that his ability to govern has been completely undermined and irreparably damaged given his ongoing troubles managing his job duties.
Gun Grabbers Talk Kansas City Crime
In the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. History, this week the conversation shifted to gun control and tragic personal testimony calling for stricter limits on the 2nd Amendment.
Desperate Mayor Sly SPAMS Amazon
Tech media noted that Kansas City Mayor Sly's Amazon HQ2 pitch "smells of desperation" and might violate Amazon's terms of service. Nevertheless, it's a strong media move as the City's leader struggles to avoid lame duck status while so many locals start their campaign to replace the termed out politico.
And so . . .
As always, this list has been compiled according to scientific TKC polling and market research data and it's a weekly comprehensive guide to Kansas City's most powerful people.