TOPIC 1: E-LATED!
Kansas City voters overwhelming endorsed the earnings tax and it will stay in place for at least five more years.
TOPIC 2: E-P-A AND K-C-K
Unified Government officials vow to fight the proposed move of the E-P-A Regional Office in downtown Kansas City, Kansas to Lenexa. Critics say the move would be costly and would also violate federal guidelines to locate offices in downtown areas when possible.
TOPIC 3: POACHING POLSINELLI?
The Polsinelli-Shughart law firm announced it will drop plans to build a headquarters building at West 46th Terrace on the Country Club Plaza. This follows protracted protests about the proposed location and design. The firm says it is now open to offers from throughout the metro area.
TOPIC 4: APPRENTICE PRESIDENT?
Billionaire and television personality Donald Trump says he’s seriously exploring a run for the GOP presidential nomination. His nascent campaign has focused on the “birther” issue, claims that President Obama is not a citizen of the United States. Trump supporters envision the 2013 inaugural where he applies the popular phrase from his television program and tells Obama “You’re fired.”