Union Activist Terrence Wise Declares Victory Against New Royals Stadium

The t-shirt brigade staged another protest today . . . They're mostly out of the loop on this one but the public displays help put them in the line for payouts. 

Here's a peek at the effective Friday publicity stunt:

In the meeting legislators held no discussion or a pause, just a vote to table and hold the sales tax extension for voters.

Stand Up KC workers call it a victory for their movement.

“I got the impression that if we weren’t here in full force, this thing would be pushed through on a whim, so I think our presence very much impacted their thoughts,” Terrence Wise with Stand Up KC said.

“They are not just going to take my hard-earned money and not give us anything in return,” said Bill Thompson, another worker with Stand Up KC.

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

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