With less than a decade until leases run out . . . Both the Royals and the Chiefs are playing tough with taxpayers in quest to win funding for new stadiums.

Voters typically support these efforts enthusiastically but we'd like to offer an alternative perspective with documentation and plenty of research: 

Sports venues do next-to-nothing to grow local economies, providing taxpayers a poor return on investment.

Sadly, the onslaught of political and corporate media support is simply too much for any grassroots resistance to overcome. 

And that's why a recent bit of social media "news" is merely nothing more than a warning that the fight to fund a new dome for the KC Chiefs is part of the ongoing Kansas Vs. Missouri economic war.

This "tweet" is mostly propaganda and part of a more organized push from the Chief's front office.

Take a peek . . .

More deets . . .

A heated border war between Kansas and Missouri has resulted in a number of business-related moves from state to state. And Missouri has fought for years to remind the rest of the country that the legendary Kansas City, with the landmarks, sports teams, and prestige, is not actually in Kansas. Welcome to the "Show Me" state, here's your map. But could the beloved Kansas City, Missouri, sports team jump ship across the state line into Kansas?

 Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas says no, in a response to Clark. "Kansas City has proudly hosted the Chiefs since the early 1960s," Lucas said in a tweet. "We look forward to looking with the Chiefs, our state of Missouri partners, and local officials to ensure the Chiefs remain home in Kansas City and Missouri for generations to come."

A statement more directly connected to the stadium . . .

Jackson County Executive statement on Arrowhead Stadium

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement amid reports on Arrowhead Stadium:

“Jackson County has been the proud home of Arrowhead Stadium since 1972. And to this day, Arrowhead Stadium continues to be the best and loudest football stadium in world, providing the greatest fan experience in the NFL thanks in large part to the significant investments made by Jackson County residents. The Chiefs and the Royals are under contract until at least 2031. The County looks forward to working with all involved to ensure both teams remain in Jackson County for decades to come.”


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Adieu to Arrowhead Stadium? Report states Chiefs president approached by developers to consider move to Kansas

Of all the changes coming to the Kansas City Chiefs in the offseason - this was not a trade anyone expected. But, according to reports from the NFL owners meetings happening now in Florida, a new draft could be on the way.A draft of plans for a new stadium.

Chiefs consider move to Kansas, Mark Donovan says

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Chiefs have recently considered crossing the state line to become the Kansas City, Kansas, Chiefs. That's according to a report from Kevin Clark of the Ringer after he spoke to Chiefs President Mark Donovan at the NFL Owners Meetings in Palm Beach, Florida Tuesday morning.

Chiefs say they get stadium 'inquiries' from state of Kansas

The Ringer's Kevin Clark caught the attention of many Kansas City Chiefs fans Tuesday morning as he reported from the NFL Annual League Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida. Chiefs president Mark Donovan went on the record with Clark and a small group of business writers regarding the future of Arrowhead Stadium.

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