Duggan gives testimony before MO House in support of Airbnb

Joseph Duggan, a St. Louis-based entrepreneur, investor and strategic public affairs consultant, gave testimony to the Missouri House of Representatives on Feb. 11 in support of HR 473, legislation to pre-empt municipalities from killing Airbnb.

Kansas City and St. Louis battling national trends

Whether it’s misplaced faith in the promises of urban developers or the allure of campaign contributions from those same companies, something is compelling policymakers to invest taxpayer dollars in projects that benefit the developers at the expense of the communities where they are undertaken.