KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An all-night filibuster in the Missouri Senate is over. Four Republicans began blocking a capital improvements bill because their attempt to remove $41 million in federal stimulus dollars was voted down.
Negotiations continued between members of the House and Senate over bills to help fix a deficit in the public pension plan.
Negotiations continued yesterday between members of the House and Senate over bills to help fix a deficit in the public pension plan.
KANSAS CITY, MO. – The Kansas Legislature has given final passage to a rigorous set of standards to be met by abortion clinics, all of which operate in the Kansas City area. Two 16 year old Prairie Village boys are charged in a weekend KCK murder. Missouri's governor has signed into law a bill overhauling voter-ok'd restrictions on dog-breeding.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A new report suggests that moving toward a 401(k)-style plan for Kansas teachers and government workers could make it harder for the state's public pension system to eliminate its long-term funding problems.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has directed the transportation department to start work on a plan to add rumble strips on the Douglas County part of a busy highway.
Kansas City, Missouri – A prestigious recognition for The Harvesters Community Food Network - the regional food bank has been named the 2011 Food Bank of the year by America's food bank network. Feeding America is made up of some 200 food banks across the country.