Saturday, May 23, 2020
Kansas City Weekly Power Rankings: Return Of 'King James' Amid Reopen Money Debate
Once again hottie Kim Kardashian "broke the Internets" as our fellow geeks love to say . . . This time with home workout inspiration under lockdown.
Inspired by her dedication to fitness, we continue along our blog journey and offer a glimpse at the TOP RANKING KANSAS CITY power players this week . . .
Former KCMO Mayor Sly Stays Winning Federal Stimulus Power Move
Former Kansas City Mayor Sly James is now at the epicenter of a desperate fight for "Cares Act" cash at 12th & Oak. KCMO still struggles to garner funding from the Courthouse as a newly formed committee now adds another layer of intrigue. Many elected officials on the Jackson County Legislature question Sly's return to power and current Mayor Quinton Lucas will be forced to work with his old rival courtesy of Exec Frank White who set up this grudge match that is destined to end in gridlock.
Rent Strike Scores Victory
KC Tenants have rallied against the upcoming wave of evictions and sparked an ongoing renter's rights movement throughout the metro. This week they pushed Mayor & Council to approve more resources in order to advocate against landlords.
Anchorman Rallies For Reopen
Via social media, Fox4 morning anchor Mark Alford has been one of the very few local media personalities questioning the coronavirus narrative. He has picked up even more fans as he voices many questions from lockdown opponents and serves as an integral component of the Kansas City discourse regarding the sordid topic.
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.