KC Voters Will Get Say on No-Nukes Measure

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The Kansas City Council grudgingly approved allowing a citizen vote on a measure that would bar the city from granting incentives to facilities involved in manufacturing or refurbishing nuclear weapons, KCUR-FM reports.

The Council was forced to schedule a ballot on the measure, the subject of a successful petition drive, but did put off action so that it would not appear on the November ballot. In addition, the Council voted to include language on the ballot stating that passage of the measure could cost the city jobs.

A $500 million plant is being built in south Kansas City for the National Nuclear Security Administration.

Read more at Kansas City Business Journal.


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