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How economic development happens in Kansas City

Each development project is unique, and not all projects involve tax incentives. That’s why Kansas City’s economic development process looks less like a straight line from point A to point B and more like a flow chart.

For many Kansas City refugees, job options depend on spotty public transportation

Many refugees had worked in specialized jobs in their countries of origin, Ashok Sanadi, executive director of KC for Refugees, said. KC for Refugees has worked with people who were doctors, information analysts and business owners in their previous homes. But because new arrivals don’t speak English fluently, they require jobs with minimal instruction. So…


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