KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City's mayor gave the council his comments on the city manager's budget proposal yesterday, and they repeated familiar Mark Funkhouer themes. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today (THUR) unveiled his comprehensive plan for growing the state's economy.
Members of the Kansas House are expected to take a final vote today on a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would make it illegal for any law to force someone to buy health insurance.
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.