The Kansas City government has been slow to release documents pertaining to the convention hotel. Just recently they released a 2013 HVS report on a proposed 1,000-room convention hotel.
For those who have seen the James Bond movie Goldfinger, remember when James Bond stops the atom bomb from destroying Fort Knox with 007 seconds left on the timer? That scene was pretty high-tension.
Alan Krueger, professor of economics at Princeton, has weighed in on the minimum wage debate. Writing in the New York Times, Krueger fears that a $15 minimum wage “would
Recently, the Saint Louis Business Journal reported that the Saint Louis Convention and Visitors Commission (CVC) is pushing for a $100 million improvement and expansion of the
A 2013 consultant’s report on the proposed convention hotel has some pretty rosy projections that are likely unrealistic. We have to rely on the 2013 report because the city is not releasing any of the data specific to this proposal.
Consultants for the proposed downtown convention hotel are telling us that if we build a new hotel we will almost double our hotel traffic.
In their recent push to keep the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in Saint Louis City, city leadership has argued the case of economic necessity. As the mayor put it:
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that enrollment in St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS) is down by nearly 1,500 students.
Just when you thought licensing hair braiders was the silliest example of government overreach you had ever seen, University City considers doing something sillier.
A recent article in the Post-Dispatch reported on the city’s plans to spend more than a billion dollars on a new football stadium, a MetroLink expansion, and setting up land for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).