Greater Kansas City Area Chamber of Commerce

Government
5:42 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Missouri Governor Calls For Truce In Economic Border War

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon answers reporters' questions after outlining his proposal to abate the economic border battle with Kansas.
Credit Dan Verbeck / KCUR

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called for a temporary halt to what’s known as the economic “border war” between Kansas and Missouri Tuesday, in an address to the Greater Kansas City Area Chamber of Commerce.

Both states have a history of offering incentives to draw companies across state line. Nixon wants a temporary moratorium for the Kansas City metro area.

Nixon said his administration and that of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback have been negotiating the issue.

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Business & Tech
4:44 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Best Outlook Views KC-Area Economic Growth At 5 Percent

Frank Lenk, Director of Research, Mid American Regional Council..
Dan Verbeck KCUR

So much depends on factors influencing the Kansas City area economy, the best drawn analysis of future trends has to be flexible. Forecasters readily admit it.

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People
5:41 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Troost Renewal Wish List Collected

Maria Wheeler (left), Robert Scudder and Gail Byers give personal visions of Troost Corridor renewal.
Dan Verbeck KCUR

Urban renewal planners received their first assessment of what people who live and work in the Troost Corridor want from a multi-year makeover.  More than 350 people listed concerns and hopes.

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