Newsflash: Kansas City Westside Taxes Skyrocket Along With Most Of Jackson County

Public radio "reports" on a years-old fight with a bit of a new spin.

Rather than holding anyone at the courthouse accountable . . . There's an effort to focus on a tax break aimed at the low-end of the spectrum.

Again . . . What they don't report is that these smallish discounts require a great bit of "disclosure" that's only slightly less revealing than a colonoscopy.

Per ushe . . . Here's their side of the story . . .

"A new, City Council-approved plan will offer drastic tax cuts for Westside homeowners. It comes after the Westside experienced the highest increase in property taxes out of any Jackson County neighborhood."

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As taxes explode on Kansas City's Westside, homeowners get breaks normally saved for developers

Situated along Avenida Cesar E Chavez in Kansas City's Westside neighborhood, Alice Gomez's home is hard to miss. Large Chiefs flags decorate the fence. Holiday lights are strung around the fence and roof. Inside, on a chilly December afternoon, the furnace roars in the cozy living room.