Thirty Kansas City politicians and municipal court judges get retirement paychecks from the city, topping out at almost $96,000 a year for a former judge. However, the city fortunately has closed this overly generous retirement plan and set up one for current and future elected officials and judges that’s more mindful of taxpayers.
Thirty Kansas City politicians and municipal court judges get retirement paychecks from the city, topping out at almost $96,000 a year for a former judge. However, the city fortunately has closed this overly generous retirement plan and set up one for current and future elected officials and judges that’s more mindful of taxpayers. Michael Hogue MCT
Thirty Kansas City politicians and municipal court judges get retirement paychecks from the city, topping out at almost $96,000 a year for a former judge. However, the city fortunately has closed this overly generous retirement plan and set up one for current and future elected officials and judges that’s more mindful of taxpayers. Michael Hogue MCT

Protecting taxpayers, Kansas City comes up with a better retirement plan for politicians and judges

December 21, 2014 09:00 AM

UPDATED December 21, 2014 06:50 PM

More Videos

  • Branden Mims speaks about gun violence at candlelight vigil for Daryl Singleton

    Branden Mims, pastor of the Greater Metropolitan Church of Christ and member of the Ad Hoc Group Against Crime speaks at a vigil Thursday evening for Daryl Singleton, who died Dec. 7 in a shooting outside the liquor and grocery store where the school cook worked a second job as a cashier.