Kansas lawmakers must go back to the negotiating table to resolve tax issues. The Kansas City Council approved funding for new soccer fields in Swope Park. The Council also approved a contract for ‘Phase II’ of the city’s streetcar plan. George Brett is back at the Royals' as interim hitting coach.
Kansas City, MO – Kansas is one of 15 states receiving a federal award for enrolling children in health care plans. The payment is for enrolling eligible children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP.
A Kansas state agency is accepting online applications from people who need help paying for their winter heating bills.
A six-year moratorium on new water rights in Kansas for the Ozarks aquifer has been lifted.
Kansas City, MO – There are signs some Missouri lawmakers will try to dilute or overturn November's vote to pass Proposition B, so backers of the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act have started a billboard campaign.
Will Royster narrowly lost the Democratic primary for a Missouri House seat in Northeast Kansas City, and he now plans to contest the election before the House.
Kansas Lottery officials say the first state-owned casino has been a winner its first year.
Kansas City, MO – | Former Missouri treasurer Sarah Steelman has often encouraged avoiding investing in companies that do business in countries that sponsor terrorism, but Steelman had actually invested in such companies herself. The first look at the 2010 Census numbers will happen tomorrow and some projections have Missouri losing one of its seats in the U-S House. These stories and more are on KCUR Evening News.
Kansas City, MO – The Kansas City council ordered an audit of some Port Authority transactions yesterday, but still wouldn't confirm appointments that the mayor made to the Authority and the city's other economic development agency.
The Associated Press is reporting that Jay Nixon will seek a second term as Governor of Missouri.
Missouri is dropping a civil suit against a former state accountant after she repaid money taken from the Missouri Veterans Commission.