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.
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.
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.