KCUR News
8:17 am
Mon November 3, 2003

Ballot item aims to restrict petition process

KANSAS CITY – Question four on Kansas City's ballot would tighten the requirements needed to put petition measures to a citywide vote. While proponents feel the new requirements would strengthen the initiative petition process, opponents charge it's a chokehold on a practice inherent to democracy. Matt Hackworth reports on Kansas City's question four and its effect on what some say is the essence of grassroots democracy.