Mayor Garner Accuses UG Commish Of 'Shady' Political Backstabbing

We wouldn't dare neglect the Dotte given their flare for the dramatic. 

Today's worthwhile blast . . .


Actually, it just sounds a lot like representative Democracy . . . So it's hard to understand the anger.

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Unified Government Commissioners approved a measure that will let them have more say in what ordinances make it to a vote. Mayor Tyrone Garner said the move amounted to "political backstabbing."

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Kansas City, Kansas, mayor accuses government of 'shady' effort to weaken his power

A majority of Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas commissioners voted Thursday night to undercut the mayor's power to determine the government's agenda. It's the latest salvo in a tense relationship between the commissioners and the mayor's office that began when mayor Tyrone Garner took office a year ago.

UG Mayor Tyrone Garner calls commission vote to limit agenda power 'underhanded'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Unified Government of Kansas City, Kansas, and Wyandotte County Board of Commissioners approved a major change Thursday that modifies the way commission agendas get set. The meeting was streamed on the UG's YouTube page .

Shake-up at Unified Government limits power of KCK mayor to set agenda

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A surprise vote at Thursday night's meeting has led to a major shake-up in how the Unified Government of Wyandotte County conducts meetings. Mayor Tyrone Garner had already moved to adjourn the meeting and wished the crowd a Merry Christmas when a motion was made to suspend the adjournment and add an item to the agenda and a letter began circulating from Commissioner Angela Markley.

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