budget

KMBZ News Staff
February 14, 2020 - 7:32 am
Mayor Quinton Lucas wants the city to hire what he's calling a pothole czar to tackle the pothole problelm in Kansas City, but some city counil members have reservations about the proposed plan.
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Dreamstime
Bill Grady
February 15, 2019 - 5:24 am
The newly-released first draft of Kansas City's budget contains a substantial increase in spending. The total price of the city's government, according to the document, is $1.726 billion. The figure represents a 4.1 percent increase from the current spending plan. The budget would allocate more...
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KCK PD Facebook Page
Bill Grady
July 10, 2017 - 8:03 am
The Unified Government 2018 budget includes a provision for body cameras for Kansas City, Kansas police officers. The proposal for fiscal 2018 also includes a request for 30 new police vehicles and additional dashboard cameras. There are some concerns about when officers should begin recording...
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Michael Ronnebaum
June 20, 2017 - 7:00 am
The operating budget for Johnson County in 2018 is expected to eclipse $1 billion for the first time. County commissioners have approved the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Not all of the record number comes from spending. About a fourth of the budget goes toward reserves. "I know the state of...
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Kara Marxer
May 16, 2017 - 6:08 am
About 50 Johnson County residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities are headed to Topeka today to push for funding. As lawmakers struggle to fill a budget hole hundreds of people with mental and developmental disabilities are going to the Kansas statehouse to make sure they are not...
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City of Kansas City, MO
Bill Grady
March 24, 2017 - 8:12 am
Kansas City's new budget has been approved, and officers in the police department did not get everything they wanted. The city council voted "NO" on a request by Local 99 of the Fraternal Order of Police for an additional $1.7 million in KCPD spending. The budget is friendly to public safety,...
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Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK
Dan Weinbaum
March 16, 2017 - 1:53 pm
President Donald Trump has unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall. The budget proposal includes eliminating or...
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