Bishop James Tindall Sr. http://kcur.org en Legislators Question Jackson County Sales Tax Backers http://kcur.org/post/legislators-question-jackson-county-sales-tax-backers <p></p><p>A first public hearing before the Jackson County Legislature on a proposed sales tax for medical research drew no outright opposition. &nbsp;<br><br>Legislators do have a hefty array of questions about costs and benefits.</p><p></p><p><br>If sent to and approved by Jackson County voters, the half cent sales tax is estimated to generate about $40 million a year for what has been termed "Translational Medical Research."</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 08:54:55 +0000 Dan Verbeck 42232 at http://kcur.org Legislators Question Jackson County Sales Tax Backers Crime & Safety In The Urban Core http://kcur.org/post/crime-safety-urban-core <p>In 2008, elected officials and urban residents came together under the direction of 2nd District Jackson County Legislator, Bishop James Tindall, Sr. to discuss community change in the urban core.&nbsp; This was the first convening of the <a href="http://kcurbansummit.com/" target="_blank">Kansas City Urban Summit</a>.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 22:36:16 +0000 Jabulani Leffall, Matthew Long-Middleton & Jeffrey Harvey 30184 at http://kcur.org Crime & Safety In The Urban Core