Now that the Kansas City Council has overridden a veto from the mayor, Polsinelli Shughart chairman Russ Welsh says its original plan for Country Club Plaza site is still an option for the firm’s headquarters. But it’s only an option if the project can meet the firm’s moving deadline.Read More »
Among other issues, the Kansas City mayoral debate (pictured left) focused on what the city can do to compete with Kansas economic incentives that are raiding Missouri-side businesses and possible consequences of eliminating the city’s earnings taxes.Read More »
Jackson County officials announced their intention to sue the city of Kansas City over the makeup of its TIF commission. Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders said at a press conference today that Kansas City is not allowing representatives of the ...Read More »
Attorneys are starting to line up for the Kansas City mayor's office. More than 16 months away from the election, two area lawyers are looking to unseat Mayor Mark Funkhouser.
Mike Burke (pictured) is the most recent to put in a mayoral bid for the February 2011 election, and Sly James, of the Sly James Law Firm in Kansas City, has been raising money for his campaign all year.Read More »
One of Jackson County’s most anticipated trials of the year was expected to begin today. But as so often happens in civil cases, cooler heads prevailed and reached a settlement. The Kansas City Council voted 7-3 last week to settle ...Read More »