The political noob was the first Mayor to lose a reelection in the modern era but he bounced back, ditched Brookside and now spends his days talking government issues . . . Here's a voice from the local past . . .
In a concerted effort to attract jobs, cities, counties and states give private companies huge tax incentives to locate their operations within that jurisdiction. According to former Kansas City auditor and mayor Mark Funkhouser, these tax breaks are essentially fraudulent bribes and should be illegal.