Port KC is one of Kansas City's most powerful economic development agencies, often handing out lucrative tax breaks, but some critics say it has too much clout and reforms are needed to give elected leaders more oversight. CEO Jon Stephens understands the concerns at a time when the new mayor and the public are skeptical about incentives for wealthy developers.
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Kansas City Rages Against Port KC
Credit where it's due, this news item does a better job of explaining why so many local civic-minded people can't stand this organization . . . Meanwhile, expecting the new mayor to take any bold action is a longshot given his desperation to cling to his nice guy image. Checkit: