For the love of God I hope KCMO isn't dumb enough to fall for this trick twice in the same decade.
Please remember . . .
THE KC PET PROJECT PROMISED MILLIONS WORTH OF 'PRIVATE FINANCING' FOR THEIR NEW SHELTER THAT NEVER MATERIALIZED!!!
In the end, taxpayers adopted the institution and not one mainstream local media outlet asked a question about the taxpayer bait & switch.
Now, very much like the dude who embraced Mayor Q in public . . . Nobody knows where the cash to fund the World Cup games is coming from . . . Check-it . . .
Friday on Twitter, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas said the stadium will need $50M worth of improvements for the games.
"Look for an ask to the state on that in addition to private fundraising to fund that step," he tweeted.
The source of that "private fundraising" is unknown at present.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium will be the site of some World Cup games in 2026, but the stadium will have to undergo upgrades before any matches are played. Friday on Twitter, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas said the stadium will need $50M worth of improvements for the games .
Btw, if you’ve made it this far . . .
The answer to that question about who is paying for the World Cup is clear.
If you live in KCMO, it’s YOU. You’re paying for the games that most residents won’t attend.