September 16, 2012 10:29 PM

Tax may help Kansas City demolish dangerous buildings

Kansas City’s new sales tax won’t just be a shot in the arm for parks and streets. It also is likely to provide new money to demolish dangerous buildings. City officials are proposing to spend money generated by a new consumer “use tax” on out-of-state purchases to address the big backlog of dangerous buildings that need to be torn down.

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