Mayor Q Toasts After Kansas City Worker 'Dumb Cards' Kaput

As we blogged previously . . .

Westport legend Bill Nigro pressed this issue for 30 years and he deserves most of the credit.

Still . . .

Here's Mayor Q working diligently on a Sunday to distract from today's mass shooting that garnered headlines across the nation . . .

“This is truly cutting red tape, truly making things easier, for normal working people,” said (Mayor) Quinton Lucas.

“It was originally made to keep organized crime out of the bar business way back and that risk is now long gone,” said Bill Teel, the Executive Director of the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association.

The ordinance aims to make it easier for employers to find employees, and for employees to find jobs.

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KCMO Repeals Liquor Card Requirement for Servers and Bartenders

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Trying to become a bartender in Kansas City, Missouri, got a little bit cheaper on Sunday. Mayor Quinton Lucas signed an ordinance that repealed the requirement for bartenders and servers to buy a liquor card before they were allowed to serve alcohol in the city.

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas signs new liquor card ordinance

Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Quinton Lucas has signed a new liquor card ordinance.The city council voted to remove the liquor card requirement Thursday.This means servers and bartenders can sell and serve alcohol without a license. "if you ain't got $42, if you don't have a car to go downtown to get your card, it becomes a huge challenge," Lucas said at the signing on Sunday.