Upcoming Kansas City Blank Check Transit Vote Contains NO DEETS

This morning we consider hope & faith for the upcoming midterm election.

Here's the story that, similarly, has very few details . . .

The ballot language that Mayor Quinton Lucas has proposed makes no mention of buses or the KCATA.

It asks only that voters approve a 10-year extension of the tax “for the purposes of developing, operating, maintaining, equipping, and improving a public mass transportation system.”

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

'Mass transportation' tax proposed for Kansas City ballot. But who gets the money?

Kansas City's bus system was saved from financial ruin 20 years ago when voters approved a 3/8th-cent sales tax to prevent severe cuts in service. "It's a stopgap," then City Councilwoman Deb Hermann said at that time about what was to be a temporary tax on top of the permanent ½-cent transit sales tax that supported the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority.