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Mayor's Press Releases

07.08.20 | Mayor Lucas Statement on Operation Legend

07.03.20 | Mayor Lucas Calls for Special Session of Missouri General Assembly to Address Violent Crime

06.25.20 | Mayor Lucas Introduces Ordinance to Place Local Control Referendum on November Ballot

06.23.20 | Mayor Lucas, Councilmembers O’Neill, Hall Announce CARES Act Spending Plan with Funds from Clay County

06.18.20 | Mayor Lucas Statement on Grand Jury Indictment of KCPD Officer

06.18.20 | Mayor Lucas Introduces Pair of Oversight Measures for Heads of Taxpayer-Funded Organizations

06.17.20 | Mayor Lucas Introduces Ordinance to Remove Marijuana from City Code

06.13.20 |  Mayor Lucas Statement on Officer-Involved Shooting

06.04.20 | Mayor Lucas Announces Significant KCPD Accountability Measures, Pardons Roderick Reed 

05.28.20 | Mayor Lucas Announces Next Steps in Kansas City’s Re-Opening Plan, Increases Capacity Limits to 50 Percent

05.20.20 | Mayor Lucas Requests Accelerated $27.1 Million of Cares Act Funding from Jackson County to Support Immediate COVID Health and Public Safety Relief

05.18.20 | Mayor Lucas Sends Letter to Jackson County Legislature Urging Direct CARES Act Funding for Kansas City

05.13.20 | Mayor Lucas Announces $3.67 Million DOJ Grant, Public Safety Study Group Appointees

05.11.20 | Mayor Lucas Announces City Plan Commission Appointees

05.01.20 | Mayor Lucas, Made in KC Launch Website to Connect Businesses with Local PPE Suppliers

 04.29.20 | Mayor Lucas Announces Data-Driven Plan for Reopening

04.24.20 | Mayor Lucas Announces Appointments to Kansas City Health Commission

04.13.20 | Mayor Lucas Statement on Passing of Longtime Kansas City Fire Department EMT

04.06.20 | Mayor Lucas Applauds Gov. Parson’s Decision to Implement Statewide “Stay at Home” Order

03.27.20 |  Mayor Lucas Applauds Passage of City Budget, Small Business Emergency Relief Fund, E-Tax Deadline Extension

03.26.20 | Mayor Lucas Introduces Ordinance to Extend E-Tax Deadline

03.20.20  |  Mayor Lucas Urges Kansas Citians to Complete 2020 Census; Lucas: “Our community needs you—let’s make our voices count in Kansas City”

03.16.20  |  Mayor Lucas Updates State of Emergency Proclamation, Local Guidance Following Latest CDC Recommendations

03.12.20 | Mayor Lucas Issues Proclamation Declaring State of Emergency 

03.11.20 | Mayor Lucas, Health Director Archer, EMS Medical Director Carney Release Joint Statement on Big 12 Decision Regarding Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments

03.11.29 | Mayor Lucas Issues Proclamation Declaring State of Emergency

02.12.20 |  Mayor Lucas Delivers State of the City Address

12.31.19 | Mayor Lucas Announces Creation of Mayor’s Ambassadors Program

12.12.19 | Mayor Lucas Applauds Passage of KC Tenants Rights Package, Announces Signing Ceremony

12.12.19 | Mayor Lucas Announces 2020 Census Complete Count Committee

12.9.19 | Mayor Lucas Announces Wave of Economic Development Boards and Commissions Appointees

12.2.19 | Mayor Lucas Designates 30-Year City Veteran, Earnest Rouse, as Acting City Manager

11.18.19 | Mayor Lucas Announces City Manager Search Committee

11.12.19 | Mayor Lucas Announces Next Steps in Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

10.18.19 | Mayor Lucas Meets with Missouri Mayors, Governor Regarding Community Safety Initiatives