Friend of the blog Clay Chastain seems optimistic about the future of Kansas City given more cash for infrastructure, remember he's the only person to have ever one a citywide vote for light rail . . .
Accordingly, here's his note hoping that City Hall will seek partnership over legal battles . . . Read more:
Clay Chastain: (Mayor) Lucas & Council are blocking Clay's petition vision from the ballot - jeopardizing Biden's infrastructure funding for Kansas City - stopping Kansas City from moving forward!
1. President Biden's pledge to fund, "high-quality, zero-emission public transportation options" = Clay's petition vision.
2. President Biden's pledge to fund "light rail networks and infrastructure for bicycle and pedestrians" = Clay's petition vision.
3. President Biden's pledge to get "green infrastructure" going right now across America = Clay's petition vision.
So why is Lucas and the Council destroying Kansas City's chances to vote, take off and secure federal funding by refusing to place Clay's petition vision before the voters of Kansas City? What are they afraid of, success for Kansas City?
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