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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 11, 2019

On Thursday, October 10, Patrick Tuohey joined the Ruckus panel to discuss KCATA bus service in KCMO, Jackson County property tax assessments, the KCI 1% art fund, and other local issues.


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By Abigail Burrola on Oct 10, 2019

Missouri has long resisted the expansion of charter schools into any suburban or rural area.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 09, 2019

Three and a half years ago, Kansas City leaders were so embarrassed by a KCPT documentary on urban blight they committed to tearing down hundreds of dangerous buildings. Were they successful?

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By Abigail Burrola on Oct 08, 2019

No one bats an eye when you tell them you prefer buying one house over another because of the local school district. Obviously finding a good school for your child is important and moving into district boundaries is one way to effectively “pick” a school, albeit an expensive way.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 04, 2019

If there is an affordable housing shortage in Kansas City, why is that so? Could the very housing policies meant to help actually be part of the problem?

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 03, 2019

Affordable housing was a big issue in the recent Kansas City mayoral race, and there may be more legislation coming to address the issue.

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By Corianna Baier on Oct 02, 2019

Ever wondered why you pay way more in sales tax at one store than at another store just down the street? St. Charles County shoppers might soon get the answer, as some want increased transparency for Community Improvement Districts (CIDs).

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By Patrick Tuohey on Oct 02, 2019

Several outlets in Kansas City have reported that Choice Hotels International is plannin

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By Scott Tanner on Oct 01, 2019

Local media in St. Louis is abuzz over the imminent completion of the Union Station renovation project. The St.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 30, 2019

I remain grateful to the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, and to its president Gwen Grant, for including my essay on economic development incentives and efforts to study the costs and benefits in their new publication, 2019 State of Black Kansa