KC Rising report card shows the area is dropping in key metrics


The Kansas City area has a lot of work to do if it is going to surpass peer cities in the competition for economic growth.

KC Rising's latest update on efforts to boost the region's business competitiveness shows the area has lost ground on all three of its main measures — gross domestic product, number of quality jobs and median household income. The initiative compares Kansas City's standing with that of 15 cities above and 15 below it in terms of population.

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