Is Translational Medicine Too Taxing For Jackson County?
Jackson County voters head to the polls on November 5 to vote on a 1/2 cent sales tax increase to fund a translational medicine institute.
In the first part of Tuesday's Up to Date, a proponent and opponent of the tax meet in our studios to debate the controversial proposal, including how county residents will actually benefit from the project.
- David Westbrook is senior vice president for strategy and innovation at Children's Mercy Hospital.
- Jim Fitzpatrick is with Committee to Stop a Bad Cure.