While Kansas and Missouri assemble incentives to lure a Boeing Co. aircraft plant to the Midwest, Kansas Citys corporate and political communities are preparing for a more important debate: the 2014 legislative donnybrook over incentives, tax breaks, and subsidies for scores of other businesses and business owners in the region.
President Barack Obama has to figure out a way to connect with Republicans.
The long, strange trip that ended Nov. 27, when the president signed into law the first bill to tighten regulations on pharmacy compounding in more than a decade, was endlessly enlightening.
The argument has dominated our politics half a century. It won’t be settled anytime soon.
Could the Johnson County museum work more closely with the Kansas City Museum? The Truman Library with the Black Archives? A well-staffed office could coordinate resources among all the citys historic facilities.
Political office is proving to be a tough slog these days for almost everybody.
Political success, like the holiday retail sales period, relies on the last-minute rush.
Police wonder whether they will ever determine who left a baby in a trash bag along a residential curb in the 2800 block of Campbell Street.
New Yorkers are wondering what role Chirlane McCray will play in the administration of her husband, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. It isnt often that Kansas Citians can one-up snooty New Yorkers, but weve already seen a version of this movie with Mark Funkhouser and his wife, Gloria Squitiro.
Police control vote shows that in Kansas City, as in most places, big changes need to be built over time.
The vote of no confidence doesnt mean translational research wont be happening in Kansas City. Just as the research tax campaign was heating up, two nationally regarded scientists here were getting substantial grants for their work to turn scientific discoveries into useable drugs or new treatment standards.
Texas tax exemption for snack food raises the idea of what loopholes should exist in any tax system.