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Opponents of single-terminal KCI go online

A new website has launched that opposes the effort to build a new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport. The site -- savekci.com -- appears to have launched Saturday. ...

Missouri House passes health care conscience bill

JEFFERSON CITY – Legislation giving health care providers the right to refuse to provide care if it violates their religious principles won final approval in the Missouri House Tuesday. The ...

Sen. Kraus: Governor using 'scare tactics' on tax cut bill

JEFFERSON CITY -- The sponsor of legislation designed as a response to massive tax cuts in Kansas says Gov. Jay Nixon's opposition isn't based in facts. In a letter to ...

Gov. Nixon: Missouri tax bill would hurt families, weaken economy

JEFFERSON CITY -- Gov. Jay Nixon came out strongly Monday against legislation nearing approval in the Missouri Senate that cuts income and corporate taxes while raising the sales tax. The ...

Barnes ends suspense, backs Murguia

Nathan Barnes, the veteran Wyandotte County commissioner who finished third in last month’s mayoral primary, ended several weeks of silence Saturday by announcing his support for Ann Murguia. “All the ...

KRASKE: It's getting tougher to climb the political ladder in Mo-Kan

President Barack Obama is living proof that politics can be a fast-track profession. Spend a few years in the Illinois Senate, a few more in the U.S. Senate, and four ...

New leaders for MODOT

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has new leaders. As of today, Joe Carmichael, Springfield, will serve as the commission’s chair for the next year, while Steve Miller, Kansas City, ...

Campbell joins Jackson County bench

Gov. Jay Nixon today appointed the Honorable Patrick W. Campbell to Circuit Judge for the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, which covers Jackson County. He will fill a vacancy on the circuit ...

McCaskill assails military for its handling of sexual assault cases

From Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill's office: U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill today questioned the authority of commanders to dismiss charges against convicted offenders. At a hearing, she targeted the actions of ...