Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Thank you for your support of public safety and city services

I want to thank everyone who made it to the polls yesterday to vote on whether to extend Kansas City's 1 percent earnings tax. By more than a 3-to-1 margin, you showed your support for this vital funding source of public safety and city services. Unofficial returns showed more than 78 percent of residents voting "yes" to keep the tax. Our cross-state neighors in St. Louis showed even more support, with 87 percent of voters there electing to keep the tax.

Voter turn-out also was encouraging and showed Kansas Citians really care about the future of their community. Thank you again.

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