Friday, March 15, 2019
Kansas City Weekly Power Rankings
The politicos of Kansas City are changing quickly as the world seems in upheaval and more antagonistic than ever. In the midst of election season and local biz ramping up for selling season, here's a glimpse of a few denizens of the discourse who stood out this week.
Jackson County Legislator Dan Tarwarter Advocates For Courthouse Accountability
This week Legislator Tarwater offered critical support for open government meetings at the Courthouse. His statement advocated for accountability and voter rights and this week it was the boldest political action we've seen at 12th & Oak.
Patrick Tuohey Challenges Kansas City Sales Tax With Data Driven Arguments
Mr. Tuhoey is armed with a bevy of data, research and studies to support his centre-right struggle to keep taxes low. This week his challenge against the Mayor's tax & spend agenda was exceptionally poignant and echoed a great deal of sentiment from local schools.
Clay Chastain Campaign For Mayor Garners Increasing Attention From Frustrated KCMO Voters
There's simply no denying that in this crowded field Clay's campaign is getting a lot more attention than most had expected. As the most prolific petitioner in Kansas City's history, his outsider approach might resonate given that so many mayoral candidate seem to resonate a "sameness" that has stifled interest in the campaign so far.
And so, with an honorable mention for the good people of Iowa who have taken over Downtown Kansas City and now compete for national glory . . .
This list has been compiled according to scientific TKC polling and market research data and it's a weekly comprehensive guide to local powerful people, trends and our times.