Attorney General Josh Hawley says he'd be willing to go to court to fight any assertion of executive privilege by Eric Greitens to get out of answering questions about the governor’s use of the resources of a veteran’s charity for his 2016 campaign.
After a debate that turned bitterly personal for a few minutes, the Kansas City Council voted Thursday to build a $17.5 million underground garage for the developer of a luxury downtown apartment high rise. As part of the deal, however, the city extracted some concessions from Cordish Companies, including an agreement to convert the Midland office building to 100 apartments for low and moderate income tenants.
It could be called the Kansas City Police, Fire and then Everything Else Budget. Continuing the trend of recent years, public safety (police, fire and municipal courts) outlays will grow by $14.7 million, consuming 42 percent of all municipal spending and 76 percent of the general operating fund.
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer wants to continue a fight started by former Gov. Sam Brownback and appeal the state's Planned Parenthood case to the U.S. Supreme Court. Colyer, a Republican, says that "Kansas is a Pro-Life state."
The attorney for the ex-husband of the woman that Gov. Eric Greitens’ allegedly photographed without her consent filed a motion in St. Louis Thursday seeking to quash a subpoena and enact a protective order against the governor.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill was one of 14 Democrats who voted to confirm Mike Pompeo as director of the CIA in January 2017. She’s not sure she’ll support the former congressman from Wichita as secretary of state.