Now, even supporters of the Mayor fear that his popularity might soon evaporate as this town moves closer to bankruptcy.
As Costs Pile Up, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas Asks Jackson County For His City's Share Of Federal COVID-19 Aid
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas appealed to the Jackson County Legislature Monday for federal funding to combat COVID-19. Jackson County received nearly $123 million under the first round of federal CARES Act funding, but Kansas City didn't receive a dime. Only cities with populations of 500,000 or more were qualified to receive direct federal support through the act.