Kansas City Activist Terrence Wise Seems Ready To Play Ball

Sorry to disappoint our Crossroads friends . . . 

A union activist who was once given a medal by former Prez Obama seems a bit more politic about negotiations the downtown stadium in a recent blog post.  

Check the money line:

"We’re fighting for our futures by demanding a CBA with the Royals. If we are successful, we can raise the floor for service and hospitality work throughout our city for generations to come. We know this is possible, because our siblings in Milwaukee made it happen with the Bucks in 2016. They have shown us what’s possible when we come together around shared demands and shared dreams."

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

To Earn My Vote, the Royals Need to Sign a Good Jobs Agreement

If the Royals want my tax dollars, they need to guarantee workers union jobs and affordable housing in their new entertainment district.

However, this note reveals a recent setback . . .

A major Kansas City coalition leaves Royals stadium talks after team slashes housing promises

Following two months of negotiations, and with just weeks left before a critical April sales tax vote, some members of the Jackson County Community Benefits Coalition have dropped out because the Royals watered down key demands for housing protections, childcare and transportation.