Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is planning to sign legislation passed during a special session that’s designed to lure the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals to leave Missouri for her state.

Kansas lawmakers passed the bill Tuesday that would authorize so-called STAR bonds to largely finance new stadiums for both the Royals and the Chiefs. In a statement, Kelly said the Sunflower State now has the chance to become a “professional sports powerhouse.” Major League Soccer’s Sporting KC already plays on the Kansas side of the border.

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas said that the vote “regrettably restarts the Missouri-Kansas incentive border war, creating leverage for teams, but injecting even greater uncertainty into the regional stadium conversation.”

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has said he will spend his final months in office working to keep the Chiefs and Royals in the Show-Me State.

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