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For Kansas City Mayor, "A Mask Mandate Is Simple And Makes Sense."

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New coronavirus guidelines enacted across the Kansas City region include reduced hours and indoor capacity for restaurants.

Mayor Quinton Lucas explains the most recent coronavirus restrictions for the region.

Kansas City, Missouri, mayor Quinton Lucas is "heartened by the fact that every metropolitan county except Johnson County, Kansas, has joined" the latest set of COVID-19 orders. Lucas also acknowledged differing opinions on the Board of Police Commissioners for the slow pace to bring change to the Office of Community Complaints, and is not hopeful of enticing the Toronto Raptors of the NBA to the
T-Mobile Center for the coming basketball season.

  • Quinton Lucas, mayor of Kansas City, Missouri
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