The Star recently published a searchable database of salaries for people who work for the City of Kansas City, excluding the police department. The database is an important public service, and suggests Kansas City should work harder to control overtime costs.
The Star recently published a searchable database of salaries for people who work for the City of Kansas City, excluding the police department. The database is an important public service, and suggests Kansas City should work harder to control overtime costs. ALLISON LONG File photo
The Star recently published a searchable database of salaries for people who work for the City of Kansas City, excluding the police department. The database is an important public service, and suggests Kansas City should work harder to control overtime costs. ALLISON LONG File photo

Editorial: Why taxpayers have a right to know how much city employees make

June 29, 2017 5:35 PM