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Entries Tagged as 'Mayor Mark Funkhouser'

Video: Mrs. Funk: Gloria Squitiro Speaks With FOX 4

February 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Kansas City Co-Mayor Gloria Squitiro just “couldn’t have imagined” the scrutiny that involves being in the public light. Why should the ordinary people care that money is missing out of the Mayor’s campaign committee – a committee that she just so happens is the treasurer? The nerve of people ridiculing her for talking about her […]

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“Inside” the Funk Administration

January 7th, 2008 · No Comments

These people are a bloggers dream come true. And we have three more years to go! Ms Squitiro waxing on about her political skills, while sending out a letter talking about her husband’s prostate exam is priceless. From PLOG: By Eric Barton File this one in the too-much-information category. The Christmas letter from Mark Funkhouser […]

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“Recall the Funk” Website Launched

December 18th, 2007 · No Comments

Hat tip: Not Ready For Prime BUZZ Let’s face it folks, the Funk has got to go. Kansas City needs to open the discussion. We need a city that works, and it’s obvious that Funkhouser isn’t the solution. We’re not working for any candidate or group. We’re just citizens like you, who have had enough. […]

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The Pitch: Cauthen’s Travels

December 14th, 2007 · 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 […]

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K.C. School Superintendant Allegedly Calls Two Female Board Members “Bitches”

December 13th, 2007 · No Comments

By Joe Robertson The Kansas City Star The leaders of several black organizations want Kansas City Superintendent Anthony Amato placed on administrative leave pending investigation of a complaint that he called two school board members “bitches.” And if the allegations by a former high-level staff member are true, they want Amato fired. “He has forfeited […]

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Funkhouser Gives Campaign Job to Wife

December 4th, 2007 · No Comments

If your campaign committee treasurer has quit because they were under fire for reimbursements to your city employee wife, (cell phones, Chiefs tickets etc.) why in the world would you “temporarily” name your wife as the new treasurer of the committee? It is amazing to us that a man who claimed to have “the ability […]

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Don’t Forget to Mark Your Calendars!

November 5th, 2007 · No Comments

From Camp: LGBT Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Mark Funkhouser. 11/7/2007 6:30 pm-7:30 pm Here’s your chance to meet the mayor and ask questions in this first town hall meeting for the LGBT community. Event brought to you by Four Freedoms Democratic Club, UMKC LGBT Office and The Lesbian and Gay Community Center of Greater […]

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Haves, Have Nots: Here’s a Little Tale About Two Kansas Cities

September 13th, 2007 · No Comments

The Pitch: By David Martin A few weeks ago, Kansas City, Missouri’s City Council let a piddly $36,000 contract with an engineering company bloat all the way up to $22 million. (You read that right: three additional zeroes.) That same day, the council held up a nonprofit group’s measly $125,000 funding request. Care to guess […]

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Blame It on the Black Community: The Attempt By Funkhouser Administration to Divert the Truth

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

From K.C. Blue Blog: In recent weeks there has been another attempt to divert reality in the other direction when it comes to the Funkhouser Administration. Much like in the past, this time it lands yet again in the minority communities. The ‘Swift Boating’ claim is that criticism of Mayor Funkhouser isn’t out of disgust […]

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Frances Semler Debate on Fox

July 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

Just when this controversy was starting to die down a little, Fox News over the weekend had a debate regarding controversial K.C. parks board appointee Frances Semler. The debate took place between talk show host Mike Gallagher, and a spokesman for the Hispanic Chamber of commerce.

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