Kansas City Defeats Gift Ordinance - State and Federal Communications

July 30, 2018  •  

Kansas City Defeats Gift Ordinance

An ethics proposal in Kansas City to limit gifts from lobbyists to $5, restrict taxpayer-funded City Council travel, and extend the revolving door provision was defeated on July 26.

The proposal failed 7-4, even after a bill substitute increased the gift restriction to $50.

The ordinance was introduced by Councilman Scott Taylor, who is also a Kansas City mayoral candidate.

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