A worthwhile consideration from the TOP ECHELON TKC READERS and one of the many arguments against the upcoming vote . . .
"Why should KC voters approve the E-tax if city hall is getting $195 MILLION in federal subsidy? With hundreds of millions coming into KC from the President Biden's administration, it seems like now is the PERFECT time to replace the outdated tax and start over with something that is more equitable and inspires growth instead of penalizing workers."
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Kansas City's $195.5M in stimulus funding expected to help with staffing, housing assistance and more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At one point, Kansas City was facing a more than $70 million budget shortfall largely because of the pandemic. But funding from President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan will give the city $195.5 million. Leaders said the money will get Kansas City out of the hole and rebuild its [...]