Really great TKC reader news link suggestion . . . "Of the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., shows that 63 of them can’t pay their bills. The total amount of unfunded debt among them is nearly $330 billion. Most of the debt is due to unfunded retiree benefits such as pension and health care costs."
KCMO ranks #55 and falling. Checkit:
Bottom 5 "Sinkhole" Cities: New York, Chicago Lead The Way