It became the biggest city in the U.S. to eliminate fares system-wide in 2020. But Kansas City’s experience has some unique local factors that don’t necessarily point the way for other cities to follow suit.
Black Atlantans continue to be left out of the city’s economic success of the past several years, with inequities only exacerbated by inflation. Atlanta has led the nation’s inequality for at least a decade.
In September, the state had nearly 1.03 million job openings, which amounts to almost 1.8 openings for every unemployed resident. Dallas-Fort Worth added 255,000 jobs in the last year, roughly 2.5 times the usual pace.
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Mohave County, Ariz., Supervisor Hildy Angius, a Republican, regarding Cochise County’s refusal to certify the 2022 election despite no evidence of anything wrong with the count. If Cochise County refuses to submit their tally, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs will be required by law to approve the statewide canvass without the county’s votes. If that happens, it could flip two close races from Republican to Democrat. (Associated Press — Nov. 29, 2022)