Missouri GOP Soon To Solve Mayor Q Talking Point Raising About Police Salaries

A clever rhetorical trick used by Mayor Q might not be available for much longer. 

Mayor Q has often advocated for local control by claiming he was powerless to raise the KCPD Chief's salary.

This session . . . Demonstrating the importance of checks & balances . . . The faux problem might be solved . . . Check-it . . .

"Removing the salary cap for Kansas City police has received support from both parties this year as the department lags behind other cities in how much it pays chiefs and officers. The salary problem has been compounded by the city’s unusual lack of control of its police."

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Kansas City could raise maximum pay for police after Missouri lawmakers pass bill

The Kansas City Police Department would gain more control over how much it pays its police chief and officers under a measure Missouri lawmakers sent to Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday as part of a sweeping public safety bill. The Missouri Senate approved the bill on a vote of 30-4, after the House previously passed it 109-11.