A contract scandal which STARTED ON THIS BLOG now threatens to delay the biggest construction project in Kansas City history. Whilst there is a low-key debate about hiring practices in this story. For now we'll just call it the cowtown WBE Vs. MBE battle royal for more than 80 MILLION BUCKS!!!
Here's a worthwhile story and quick recap of the impending drama:
KANSAS CITY, MO. - Kansas City, Missouri, could face a Federal Aviation Administration investigation as it responds to a discrimination complaint over a $70 million contract awarded for the new single-terminal construction project at Kansas City International Airport. ESCO Construction, the losing bidder, asked the the FAA to look into the KCMO City Council's intervention into the bidding process for concrete.