Saturday, August 17, 2019
TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! TAX WEARY KANSAS CITY PUSHES BACK AGAINST POLLING FOR PUBLIC SAFETY CASH!!!
The next election is on the horizon and, as always, there's an effort to increase taxes in this typically low turnout contest.
Here's the word . . .
Kansas City Insider: "THIS week telephone surveys started for the renewal of the KCMO fire safety sales tax. THEY want and increase from 1/4 cent to 1/2 cent."
Accordingly . . .
EARLY RETURNS REVEAL KANSAS CITY VOTERS HAVE BECOME FRUSTRATED WITH RISING LEVELS OF TAXATION!!!
Translation . . .
Locals burdened by a litany of tax increases don't seem enthusiastic about adding to their money problems and have been telling both real life and robot pollsters as much. One recent poll revealed that likely voters would reject any upcoming levy proposal. This, in turn, has worried elected officials who initially believed this tax spike would be an easy sell. To be fair, it's still likely this tax uptick will meet with voter approval but now more cash on "community outreach" is demanded in order to convince neighborhoods already confronting rising property taxes and one of the highest sales tax rates in the nation.
Developing . . .