Top Stories of the Week
Kansas City, MO – Kemper Arena losing $1M a year, may be leased or sold. Group launches petition drive for Funkhouser recall election. Missouri borrows $325M from reserves to meet expenses. Weak March revenues point to deeper Kansas budget cuts. Missouri Legislature on break after week of arguing, stalled bills. Senate leader Shields positive on bills on jobs, utility construction. Voter-photo-ID bill clears Missouri House, condemned by Carnahan. MO House bill gives executive, legislative more judicial selection power. Sebelius extends, expands law shielding victims of sex crimes. Abortion bill languishes on Sebelius' desk, Hensley predicts veto. $200M Cleaver plan to boost energy efficiency on central east side.