Newsflash: Kansas City Star Skeptical Of Borrowing Even More GO Bond Money

This week our blog community was FIRST to call out an upcoming tax hike and offer some skepticism and snark as KCMO reaches to put their hand in the pocket of broke-ass plebs once again. 

Now, surprisingly, even the newspaper seems suspicious about the plan. 

Check-it . . .

"That’s far too fast, and could jeopardize public support. Mayor Quinton Lucas revealed the five-year plan only last week, leaving residents little time to scrutinize the project list or analyze the cost, or whether the city can afford the debt."

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$175 million isn't chump change. Kansas City can't rush vote on housing, project bonds

OPINION AND COMMENTARY Serious questions surround a plan to borrow $175 million for various Kansas City projects, even as the City Council barrels toward a November vote. Wednesday, the council's finance committee recommended approval of the ballot measure, sending it to the full City Council for a final vote as early as this Thursday.