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The Pitch: Cauthen’s Travels

December 14th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Records show that the city manager makes frequent and pricey trips at taxpayer expense.
By Eric Barton

Kansas City, Missouri, City Manager Wayne Cauthen has a reputation around City Hall as being a guy who isn’t at his desk much. The reason for that is found in his travel expenses, which detail his trips around the country and internationally, often several times a month.

Cauthen spent $32,163 on 23 trips between January 1, 2006, and October 8, 2007. That’s according to travel-expense statements released recently to The Pitch through a public-records request. The documents show that Cauthen logged 74 days traveling and spent nearly $1,400, on average, per trip.

The trips include pricey travels abroad: Read more…

Related:

K.C. Business Journal: KC Council affirms Cauthen as city manager

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