The Kansas City, Mo. Council revives a truancy curfew measure. A Kansas City teen is charged with texting while driving in a fatal accident. That and more news from KCUR.
Kansas City councilman Scott Wagner forced a proposed truancy curfew out of limbo yesterday. The council is now scheduled to vote on it in two weeks.
Wednesday saw still another debate in city council chambers on a proposal for having police pick up kids who skip school and fining their parents.
A nearly $60 million plan to revive the old Antioch Shopping Center in the Northland moved ahead Thursday, as the city council approved a deal to partner with developers.
After hours of hearings and the threat of a lawsuit, the Kansas City city council voted yesterday to not send the revised version of a group's latest anti-nuclear weapons initiative to a public vote.
While one Kansas City city council committee took steps to look for more sources of funding for a downtown streetcar line yesterday, another declared war on unwanted and illegal signs.
A $7.6 million cut to the Fire Department budget drew the most debate Thursday as the Kansas City city council passed a city budget by a 12-1 margin.
After a contentious hearing today, a Kansas City Council Committee is recommending against full council approval of a measure to block city involvement in companies that make nuclear weapons parts.