A Missouri House committee heard testimony Monday evening on a bill that would extend annual state appropriations for the Truman Sports Complex and the Kansas City Convention Center, better known as Bartle Hall. Without action from legislators, the funding expires this year.
Monday, February 18, 2019
Show-Me Kansas City Desperately Seeking For Missouri Payout For Local Venues
The KCMO event space funding game is tense given that our mayor has a rough relationship with Jeff City and the GOP dominated legislative body doesn't have any need to play nice. And so, taxpayer subsidy of billionaire sports owners, millionaire athletes and the good times of the upper-class might not be a priority for cash-strapped lawmakers. Take a look: