Developers of a 210-acre site near Interstate 470 and View High Drive sought and received approval from the Lee’s Summit City Council to expand a “transportation development district” to pay for infrastructure improvements.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dropped a lawsuit in Kansas against four payday lending operations. Consumer advocates worry that it’s a signal that the agency is relaxing its scrunity of the industry under the Trump administration.
Amazon left Kansas City off its list of companies in the running for its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2. In doing so, local leaders are interpreting their decision as evidence for what large companies are looking for in cities of the future.