<![CDATA[Columns & Blogs: The Buzz | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you The Buzz. en-us Copyright 2015 The Kansas City Star Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:09:49 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:09:49 CDT The Buzz 60 Kansas lawmakers hear from supporters and opponents of legalizing medical marijuana http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7889937.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:19:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7889937.html Gov. Sam Brownback puts blame for Kansas budget deficits on GOP lawmakers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article8079267.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article8079267.html TheChat: Jay Nixon’s harshest critic finally cuts him some slack http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article8053284.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article8053284.html Steve Kraske: Politicians always want to play offense http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article8052720.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:44:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article8052720.html TheChat: The Barack-Obama-in-Lawrence edition http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7957131.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7957131.html Gov. Sam Brownback to take his show on the road http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7944489.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:15:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7944489.html In State of the State speech, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon pushes for Medicaid expansion http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7901925.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:00:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7901925.html Kansas lawmakers seek to ease concealed gun restrictions http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7883238.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:26:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7883238.html Dave Helling: GOP must change its tune to something less negative http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7877142.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:30:16 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7877142.html Revenge porn would be banned under legislation introduced in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7734030.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:23:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7734030.html Kansas Chief Justice Nuss plans to tone down pleas for more funding http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7884471.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:33:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7884471.html TheChat: Speaker John Boehner decries Obama proposals http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7875366.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7875366.html Local SOTU reactions partisan, predictable http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7855269.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:22:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7855269.html Kathleen Sebelius criticizes Gov. Sam Brownback’s vision for Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7822977.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:24:26 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7822977.html TheChat: President Obama declares that it’s a new day in America http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7831176.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7831176.html Read along with the president: Here’s the text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7819479.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:03:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7819479.html Missouri barbecue buddy to President Obama sits with first lady http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7756521.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:21:30 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7756521.html In a budget move, Kansas plans to delay $300 million in road upkeep http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7765947.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:01:40 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7765947.html Delay in paying Kansas public pension liability would cost state an extra $3.7 billion, director says http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7758594.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:34:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7758594.html President Barack Obama’s job approval back to 50 percent — in one poll, at least http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7741053.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:16:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7741053.html Missouri senator pushing Medicaid expansion for veterans http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7724891.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:18:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7724891.html TheChat: On King Day, all eyes turn to Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7542410.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7542410.html Long line on KU campus for tickets to Thursday’s Obama visit http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7575194.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:08:10 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7575194.html Dave Helling: The ballot has become another partisan battleground http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article7585940.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:44:29 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article7585940.html Rex Sinquefield donation total to Missouri candidates and causes has hit $37 million http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7544486.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:36:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7544486.html TheChat: Downsize or pay up? That’s the issue facing Kansas lawmakers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7298021.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article7298021.html Steve Kraske: Sam Brownback could be the most consequential governor in Kansas history http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7039613.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:36:39 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article7039613.html Gov. Sam Brownback, wrestling with budget shortages, says Kansas is headed in the right direction http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article6749163.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:03:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article6749163.html TheChat: Mitt Romney is under fire http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article6698877.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article6698877.html Analysis: Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback faces tough fights on taxes and school funding http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article6793209.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:55:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article6793209.html