Thursday, March 26, 2020

TKC Told You So: Kansas City Fantasy Budget Passed Amid COVID-19 Reality Check

We'll talk about this one in the morning but nightowls can feel free to send us a few comments about this this for the morning update . . . For now, here's a bland write-up with a few decent highlights . . .

Even As Kansas City's Economy Comes To A Halt, City Council Passes $1.7 Billion Budget

The Kansas City Council passed a $1.7 billion budget Thursday even though the city does not yet know the full extent of the impact the coronavirus pandemic will have on the city's revenues. "We are in a most serious time," Councilwoman Teresa Loar said during Thursday's four-hour debate.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Better title for ya, T: the kc broke as a joke budget.

Anonymous said...

^^^ Lulz.

But the budget has been busted for years.

Anonymous said...

Better get that shit passed before the rest of the city catches on.

Anonymous said...

You have to pass it to see what’s in it....

Anonymous said...

Another property tax increase is coming. SUCKERS! Hahahahahaaaaaaaaa!!!

Anonymous said...

Wow, sure hope that this town can regain its amazing and vibrant momentum when this whole deal blows over.

Anonymous said...

The worst of it will be the efforts to highlight the increased revenue numbers in March; the increased revenue numbers associated with the preparation fro the corona virus. People will stop buying toilet paper in April. The money from the feds in May / June will prop up the story for two months.

Anonymous said...

Were all clowncil members and the mayor present? Last I heard a couple were quarantined, how can they vote on something so important without all of them there? Shields is such a cunt.