In his Oct. 15 column, George Kennedy claims that Proposition A aims “to destroy the finances of the state’s two biggest cities.” I respectfully disagree. Proposition A aims, in part, to give citizens in Kansas City and St. Louis the right to vote on whether they want to retain their 1 percent earnings tax or phase it out gradually over 10 years.
GUEST COMMENTARY: Proposition A gives citizens right to control earnings taxes
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.