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  • Mayor Sly James keeps his focus on Kansas City despite second term challenges

    Kansas City Mayor Sly James discusses his approach and philosophy when challenges and conflicts in governing arise. In his second term, James has had to deal with a fractious City Council and others resistant to his ideas about the airport, streetcar, convention hotel, economic incentives and other priorities.

Kansas City Mayor Sly James discusses his approach and philosophy when challenges and conflicts in governing arise. In his second term, James has had to deal with a fractious City Council and others resistant to his ideas about the airport, streetcar, convention hotel, economic incentives and other priorities. Video by Jill Toyoshiba, reported by Lynn Horsley and Steve Vockrodt The Kansas City Star
Kansas City Mayor Sly James discusses his approach and philosophy when challenges and conflicts in governing arise. In his second term, James has had to deal with a fractious City Council and others resistant to his ideas about the airport, streetcar, convention hotel, economic incentives and other priorities. Video by Jill Toyoshiba, reported by Lynn Horsley and Steve Vockrodt The Kansas City Star

Sly James’ second-term blues: KC mayor faces frustrations and setbacks

December 11, 2016 7:00 AM