KCUR Newscast
9:45 am
Wed March 19, 2008

KCUR Morning Newscast 3-19-08

Kansas City, MO – Two members of the Kansas City council discussed their proposed, compromise budget for the city.


The Kansas Senate will take a final vote on a health reform bill that includes no new funding to help low-income people buy health insurance.


The Kansas Senate also has rejected a proposal to stop the state from paying sales tax on materials used in renovating the Statehouse.


Missouri Governor Matt Blunt and First Lady Melanie want lawmakers to spend more than 3 million dollars on needed repairs to the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City


Torrential rains that hammered southern Missouri from Springfield to Cape Girardeau caused widespread flooding.