A recent local control hype report attempts to rewrite history in order to garner a fun headline.
Remember that council dude BUNCH SOLD OUT BLM and backed away from a citywide referendum on the fate of KCPD.
Now, Mayor & Council would have clueless plebs mistakenly believe that a "legislative priority" for Kansas City has any power given the SUPER MINORITY Democratic Party position that's mostly filled with people padding their résumé or finishing a career.
In fairness, there's no telling what crafty politicos can accomplish via Zoom meetings and whilst voters can't confront lawmakers face to face.
Check-it . . .
Kansas City is looking to get local control of the police department during the Missouri legislative session. Currently, Missouri's governor appoints members of the board who oversee the police department and make decisions like whether to fire the police chief.