Times are harsh at 12th & Oak and despite the Democratic Party takeover in D.C., it'll be awhile before Mayor & Council get their hands on money in order to assist with a $50-MILLION shortfall.
To wit and in the aftermath of MLK Day . . .
KANSAS CITY PREPS TO GIVE AWAY NEARLY HALF A MILLION BUCKS AMID YET ANOTHER DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT!!!
Here's the deets from a KICK-ASS INSIDER backed up by publicly available dox . . .
Ordinance 210050. Human Relations Department (the anti-discrimination folks) and an employee from there . . . City paid $450k to settle employment discrimination lawsuit AFTER the first trial ended in a mistrial. No confidence.
Now . . .
City Hall legal is notorious for serving as the punching bag of the local legal eagle community.
However, given the desperate circumstances at city hall . . .
SHOULDN'T THE HIGH-POWERED LEGAL TEAM FOR KANSAS CITY PUT UP MORE OF A FIGHT AGAINST EPIC PAYOUTS?!?
To be fair, winning a discrimination case is tough in this town and most civil complaints like this one are handled outside of the courtroom.
Moreover . . .
This HUGE payout reveals that whilst the Mayor & Council typically lecture all of Kansas City on the topic of injustice, inclusion and diversity . . . Their own workplace suffers devastating discrimination complaints.
Nevertheless, this glimpse at local legal drama offers a hint at how taxpayer cash is typically handed over without much of a struggle.
Developing . . .