Two questions put before Kansas City voters on Tuesday that were inspired by Clay Chastain’s light-rail plans were defeated.
Two questions put before Kansas City voters on Tuesday that were inspired by Clay Chastain’s light-rail plans were defeated. File photo by ALLISON LONG The Kansas City Star
Two questions put before Kansas City voters on Tuesday that were inspired by Clay Chastain’s light-rail plans were defeated. File photo by ALLISON LONG The Kansas City Star

Clay Chastain-inspired Kansas City tax measures crushed at ballot box

November 04, 2014 10:21 PM

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