KANSAS CITY, MO – KCUR Morning Headlines (3 min 43 sec)
Kansas City, Missouri City Manager Wayne Cauthen has sent the mayor and council an alternative budget proposal radically different than the one Mayor Mark Funkhouser asked for - saying fixing a $78 million shortfall in one year would be a cure "worse than the disease."
Great Plains Energy has filed a new regulatory plan for buying Aquila, after its original plan was criticized for shifting too many costs onto customers.
Local transit officials begin the process today of asking the federal government to help fund the light rail project.
Democrat Jay Nixon and Republicans Sarah Steelman and Kenny Hulshof all filed Tuesday afternoon to run for governor of Missouri.
Kansans could decide whether to replace county attorneys with district attorneys under a bill that received tentative approval in the Senate. The measure would let counties replace their county attorney with a shared prosecutor focused on criminal cases.