Friday, May 15, 2020
Kansas City Weekly Power Rankings Now That The Lockdown Is Complete
With respect for Lucy and her enduring Brit talents, for the late night denizens of the Kansas City discourse we share this quick roundup of the top ranking movers and shakers who demonstrated their influence at the conclusion of the lockdown.
KCFD Stay Winning Sales Tax Vote Restart
Firefighters are RAMPING UP THEIR CAMPAIGN TO EARN SALES TAX INCREASE VOTES. It'll be a tough sell to undermine 1st responders in the era of the coronavirus pandemic and fire fighters have always earned their political strength by their ability to turnout their members to vote en masse.
Dr. Rex Knows Best . . .
The Kansas City Health Department Director has captured the attention of the metro with his bold statements on the virus and protective measures. Some question his advice but, given the current circumstances, his words are not going ignored.
Exec Frank White Flush With Cash
Jackson County still has yet to share any of that precious federal "Cares Act" cash and while negotiations are still ongoing, it's clear that the County Exec is in the drivers seat and will dictate a great many terms going forward.
And so . . .
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.