• Kansas City mayor sues Missouri over police funding law

    1 month ago - By Bésame

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas sued the state of Missouri on Wednesday over a new law that requires the city to increase funding for its police department.
    The lawsuit filed in Jackson County is the latest salvo in a lengthy dispute between some city leaders and GOP state officials over funding for the police department. Kansas City is believed to be the largest city in the nation that does not have control over its police force, an arrangement that critics contend is based on racism against the city's large Black population.
    Currently, the department is run by a Board...
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