Aspiring politicos should take note . . . City Hall workers are one of the biggest and most neglected voting blocs in Kansas City.
Targeting their ranks won't turn out well for incumbents.
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As Kansas City looks to trim its budget, one proposal includes early retirements.Because of the pandemic's impact on the city's sales tax, the earnings tax and others, city leaders are looking at a $70-million hole.On Wednesday, City Manager Brian Platt told the finance committee that early retirements could save the city a million dollars this year."We think that number will actually end up being much higher," Platt said.There is no solid number yet on the number of city workers that might take one of three different plans.