The nation's financial paper of record shares a glimpse of this town and so many others on the path to bankruptcy in 2021.
Special thanks to so many readers who sent us the deets from behind the paywall.
The article is probably the most important item published about this town today and reminds us that 12TH & OAK LACK OF LEADERSHIP has made the pandemic crisis even worse.
Moreover and FIRST on TKC . . .
LONGTIME KANSAS CITY RESIDENTS ALREADY KNOW THAT AN INEVITABLE COVID-19 TAX SPIKE IS COMING SOON!!!
At the very least, we're certain to get a tax increase threat during the long wait for another stimulus check.
For those who can afford it . . . Check the report:
In March, as the coronavirus was beginning its march across the country, Kansas City leaders approved a budget flush with new spending. Five months later they pared it back. The pandemic-induced economic downturn hit the nation's state and local governments harder and faster than any other in almost 70 years.