<![CDATA[Government & Politics News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/ Read the latest local news, from Kansas City and the KC area, and around the country and world by The Kansas City Star and KansasCity.com. en-us Copyright 2015 The Kansas City Star Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST Government & Politics 60 ‘Living wage’ issue sparks an impassioned debate at KC’s City Hall http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17135165.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:39:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17135165.html Kansas House panel takes up complaint against KCK lawmaker for racism accusation http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17144600.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:33:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17144600.html Kansas lawmakers negotiate a tuition freeze http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17151503.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:27:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17151503.html Claire McCaskill: Jeff Roe’s tactics ‘beyond cruel and inappropriate’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article17134142.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:34:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article17134142.html Dave Helling: Two town hall meetings suggest that perhaps it’s springtime in Washington http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article17140925.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:11:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article17140925.html Republicans feel heat from business on religious freedom acts http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article17146802.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:53:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article17146802.html California governor orders mandatory water restrictions http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17079074.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:37:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17079074.html Sen. Menendez facing federal charges of bribery, conspiracy and fraud http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17137823.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:57:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17137823.html Missouri House advances beer growler sales bill http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17114936.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:40:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17114936.html Chris Christie spars with teacher at town hall meeting http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17096753.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:34:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17096753.html Indiana debate exposes Republican divisions http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17085221.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:20:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17085221.html A day after missing deal deadline, Iran nuclear talks resume http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article17081558.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:13:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article17081558.html Schweich spokesman Spence Jackson feared unemployment, suicide note says http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17016212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:12:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17016212.html As re-election looms, Mayor Sly James gives an upbeat speech on the state of Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article16995320.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article16995320.html Woe to the one who raises the issue of racism in the Kansas Legislature http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article17053673.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:53:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article17053673.html Arkansas legislature passes religious freedom bill similar to one in Indiana http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17061545.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:59:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17061545.html Ted Cruz’s family story: Poignant but incomplete http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17166881.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:42:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17166881.html Obama’s fast-track plan hits bumps in trade-dependent Washington state http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17163137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:16:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17163137.html Minn. lawmaker to return contributions from indicted senator http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17177444.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:06:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article17177444.html Missouri Senate OKs tax amnesty proposal to raise up to $60M http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article17170856.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:07:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article17170856.html New Jersey Sen. 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