Kansas City leaders look at the role of the city health care tax, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and House GOP leaders negotiate over workplace discrimination and workers’ comp bills, and more. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
OSHA levied a heavy fine over an Atchison grain elevator explosion. Childcare, not services to the blind took the big hit in the latest Missouri budget proposal. Steve Bell recaps on those and other top stories of the week on the Saturday News Review.
The Missouri House advances a workers’ comp bill that includes a fix for the state’s Second Injury Fund, and the Missouri Senate approves a bill allowing more charter schools in the state. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Missouri Senators propose fix for blind pension funding. A Missouri House committee hears a stripped-down version of a workplace discrimination bill. Advocacy groups call for Missouri to raise more revenue with a bake sale. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
A judge said the Catholic Diocese and its bishop can go on trial. A school district had to wait for results of its board election. And the post-season finally ended for KU. Steve Bell revisits those and other top stories of the week on KCUR's Saturday News Review.
The Missouri Senate approves legislation that would double the time it takes teachers to get tenure, the Kansas City council votes not to send anti-nuclear weapons initiative to a public vote & more. It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.
A newcomer upsets an education veteran for a spot on the Kansas City School Board, Cass County voters pass a half-cent sales tax to upgrade emergency dispatch systems, and more election results and headlines from KCUR.
A mild winter and early spring has brought out some insects sooner than usual & a state budget proposal has unraveled in the final moments before it was slated to pass the Kansas legislature. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
The Kansas City School Board presents an accreditation plan to the city council. Council committee votes against putting anti-nuclear weapons parts plant measure on ballot. That and more headlines from KCUR.
No Fast Ruling For Catholic Bishop, Hundreds Rally For Repeal Of Health Care Act At State Capitol, and Kansas House OKs Constitutional Amendment Aimed At School Funding Lawsuit. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Two Kansas basketball teams kept a post-season presence. The city council stalled a vote on a daytime curfew. And Kansas lawmakers deadlocked on redistricting plans. KCUR's Steve Bell looks back at those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.
A lawyer meets with Afghan massacre suspect being held at Ft. Leavenworth, the details of Kansas City’s state of the city speech, the Kansas House passes an overhaul of KPERS & more headlines from KCUR.
Mitt Romney prescribed Cornflakes for Big Bird. Mizzou won the Big-12 tourney and then flamed out. And competing tax cut plans advanced in the Kansas Legislature. KCUR's Steve Bell recaps on those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.
Headlines from KCUR: Kansas Senate Committee Amends & Approves Governor's Tax Plan, House Panel Approves Map with Wyandotte County in Rural 1st District & Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Nutrient Pollution.
Kansas Republicans prepared for the caucuses. Missouri Legislators argued over Rush Limbaugh. And all charges were dropped against five men in a high-profile sex-abuse case. Steve Bell revisits those and other top stories of the week on KCUR's Saturday News Review.