With the big vote just days away and the pandemic growing worse, the only thing we know for certain is that "many sides" of the political spectrum don't have much faith in city hall right now.
And so, the most powerful city hall leader slides into place with built-in opposition on the council and the very real threat of impending bankruptcy.
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Brian Platt said he wants to learn as much as he can about the city's issues in the next couple of months. Kansas City faces a $70 million budget shortfall brought on by a steep drop in tax collections due to the pandemic.