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Missouri lawmakers pass bill increasing KCPD funding – Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri 2022-05-13 18:52:17 –

Kansas City, Missouri — On the final day of the Missouri Legislative Session in 2022, the Senate passed a bill to increase funding for police stations in Kansas City, Missouri.

Senate Bill 678 KCMOs are required to spend 1/4 of their general revenue each year at the city police station.

The bill, sponsored by Senator Tony Ruetkemeier of R-Parkville, proposed an increase from one-fifth of the city’s general revenue.

Last spring, KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas and KCMO City Council Two changed ordinances passed Appropriation of KCPD funds.

Luto Meyer Earlier told KSHB41 News The SB678 responded directly to the actions of Lucas and the city council.

The bill now heads to Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s desk, where he decides whether to sign the bill.

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