Kansas City small biz is desperate as the threat of ongoing pandemic restrictions until May will leave many of them absolutely penniless.
Accordingly, here's a glimpse at more push back and another legal fight on the horizon . . .
The suit was filed Thursday in the Circuit Court of Jackson County by Kansas City attorney Michael Gunter, who previously filed another COVID-19 suit against the city.
The owners of O’Dowd’s, at 4742 Pennsylvania Ave., said they are well aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused death and pain to millions and will continue to do so, but it also is creating a “vast economic loss of great proportions.”
In the lawsuit, O’Dowd’s says large companies, such as casinos, have not had the same restrictions. They also have access to more capital than small, locally owned businesses. O’Dowd’s argues that other Kansas City operations are allowed to stay open later to serve food and drink, such as convenience stores. And it says the mayor doesn’t have the legal authority to issue the orders.Developing . . .