Johnson County Commission http://kcur.org en Kansas City Poised To Push For GOP National Convention http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-poised-push-gop-national-convention <p></p><p>Business and government leaders from Missouri and Kansas are aligned to push for winning the 2016 Republican National Convention for Kansas City.</p><p></p><p>There will be a battle of bids for the GOP Nominating Convention and the Convention and Visitors Bureau is comparing Kansas City with other cities that have expressed interest, including Phoenix, New Orleans, Las Vegas and Chicago.</p><p>The local task force includes the Chairman of the Johnson County, Kan. Commission and the Mayor of Unified Government in Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 23:22:51 +0000 Dan Verbeck 46802 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Poised To Push For GOP National Convention Top Of The Morning News: Friday, June 1, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-friday-june-1-2012 <p>A first look at the proposed budget for Johnson County shows no property tax increase.&nbsp; Ameristar Casino is looking to raise the sales tax on its customers and use the money for improvements.&nbsp; That and more news from KCUR.</p><p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:32:32 +0000 Maria Carter 18652 at http://kcur.org Property Tax Line Is Held In Johnson County Budget Plan http://kcur.org/post/property-tax-line-held-johnson-county-budget-plan <p>The Johnson County, Kan. Commission today began work on a proposed budget for fiscal 2013.&nbsp; The initial spending plan totals nearly $811 million and holds the line on property taxes. Thu, 31 May 2012 22:06:33 +0000 Dan Verbeck 18619 at http://kcur.org Property Tax Line Is Held In Johnson County Budget Plan Johnson County Public Works Adds Two Green Buildings To Its Fleet http://kcur.org/post/johnson-county-public-works-adds-two-green-buildings-its-fleet <p>A year ago this month, Johnson County, Kan. officials broke ground on an environmentally friendly $11.5 million public works complex in west Olathe. The new buildings were dedicated on Wednesday at a ceremonial ribbon cutting.</p><p> Wed, 30 May 2012 19:03:40 +0000 Laura Spencer 18534 at http://kcur.org Johnson County Public Works Adds Two Green Buildings To Its Fleet