Friday, December 06, 2019
Kansas City Weekly Power Rankings
This was an important week in the local discourse and right now we share a glimpse at the winners. Take a peek:
WADDELL & REED EARN MILLIONS FOR DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY MOVE!!!
Quickly in and out of the news, the company garnered $140-MILLION worth taxpayer incentives and restarted the economic border war between Missouri vs. Kansas.
Their victory might not be as captivating as cultural war battling BUT the cash prize offers a glimpse at who REALLY runs this town.
KC Tentants Pushed Forward Bill Of Rights
On the other side of the spectrum, these protesters made just a bit of progress on their eternal fight against the rent and landlords.
Clay Chastain Runs For Congress???
Conservative talker Pete Mundo has a great interview with Clay Chastain about his run for Congress and all topics Kansas City as this longtime petitioner considers another bid for office.
Honky-Tonk Station Wins The Chiefs
This week the Kansas City Chiefs announced that 106.5 The Wolf will be the new flagship station of the Chiefs Radio Network beginning in February. It's a bold move that offers another hint at cowtown demographics and pro-football as a local niche market.
Kansas City Freebie Transit Coming Soon
Discussion of freebie bus rides dominated this week as progressives enthusiastically endorsed the move whilst everybody else wondered how this town will pay for it.
And So . . .
As always, 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.