ZeroKC: Vote For GO Bonds Or Homeless Die

This week local voters were offered a tough choice . . . 

Kill the less fortunate or sacrifice savings for a de facto tax increase that pretty much works like yet another blank check for city hall. 

Think about that for a second and the juxtaposition is actually pretty cruel . . . The reality is that most of the GO Bond money won't be spent on the homeless at all . . . HOWEVER, our local political leaders don't mind newsies and voters thinking as much.

Here's part of the pitch that stands out and sparks yet another realization that most of the people at 12th & Oak have no shame and regard the electorate as their enemy . . .

"The success of increasing the housing supply relies in part on the passage of a bond initiative that, if passed, will allow the city to invest up to $50 million in creating and preserving affordable housing. That initiative will be on the Nov. 8 ballot."

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Kansas City hopes increasing housing and outreach work can end homelessness in five years

More than 1,500 people are or have been homeless in Jackson County, Missouri, so far this year. Ahead of the winter months, the Kansas City Council could soon enact a five-year strategic plan that works to lower those numbers.