Despite all of our criticism of "dead-tree media" it's clear that COMMUNITY NEWS still has a place in the metro discourse.
In fact . . .
TKC LOVES COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS!!!
Accordingly . . .
This story confirms that an embattled Mayor struggled to "control the narrative" and wasted a great deal of time slap fighting with a publisher . . .
The commission voted on the ethics complaints listed below: an ethics violation related to the 2019 campaign;an ethics violation in connection to attempting to affect the distribution and advertising efforts of The Landmark newspaper;an ethics violation when she asked city staff to conceal certain actions;an ethics violation when she asked the board of alderman to interfere with The Landmark newspaper;an ethics violation when she asked city staff to not send legal notices to The Landmark newspaper;an ethics violation by harassing someone attempting to access public records;an ethics violation when she was arrested for driving while intoxicated;an ethics violation when she threatened an investigation against a citizen . . .
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In a meeting that lasted over three hours Wednesday night, the Parkville Ethics Commission found the city's mayor committed eight violations over the last several years. During the meeting on Wednesday, the commission unanimously recommended that Mayor Nan Johnson be issued a "strongly written reprimand," by the Parkville Board of Aldermen.