KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce officials announced yesterday the names of five civic leaders who will head the campaign to preserve Kansas City, Missouri's earnings tax at a Union Station news conference.
Kansas lawmakers are looking at a bill to toughen penalties for drunk-driving convictions.
The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would require drug testing for some welfare recipients.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Supreme Court upholds a $2.3 million judgment against the City of Kansas City in a controversy over a municipal court nominee. The City Attorney says there are not enough funds in place to pay it. A Kansas House committee chooses to propose deeper cuts in state spending than would the Governor. It would cut state aid to public schools by $75 per pupil, state worker bay by 7 and a half percent. Stories on KCUR Evening News.
Kansas City, MO – Basic city services won't be sacrificed in a proposed budget for Kansas City, Missouri.
A Missouri Senate committee is receiving budget requests from agencies and non-profit groups as lawmakers prepare to craft the state's spending plan for next year.
Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill says she'd like to see both the U-S House and Senate take serious steps toward reducing spending before she votes to increase the amount of money the country can borrow.