Joe McConnell, an Army veteran who was awarded a Bronze Star for his service in Iraq, will run for U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder’s seat as a Democrat. McConnell will likely face off against Jay Sidie, the 2016 Democratic nominee, in a primary.
The Point has been a Midtown tavern for three decades, but that use doesn’t fit what the Midtown Plaza Area Plan says belongs at that site. A rezoning request by the bar’s owner began a complicated journey.
Kansas City planning staff will introduce Monday, May 22, 2017, a short-term rental ordinance to govern Airbnb and other “shared economy” rentals. The rules would require hosts to pay fees and get permits.
More information will emerge on the pros and cons of Burns & McDonnell’s proposal for Kansas City International Airport, plus it will become clear how many people can vote in the streetcar expansion election.
President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their determination to counter threats posed by Iran.
President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia took on a decidedly American flavor on Saturday as he rolled through the National Museum in Riyadh in a luxury golf cart with his wife, Melania, and King Salman past a jumbo television screen showing country singer Toby Keith’s concert in Riyadh.
President Donald Trump fired the director of the FBI, reportedly revealed classified information to Russian officials and saw the Justice Department appoint a special counsel to investigate his 2016 campaign in a span of less than two weeks. Political analysts and lawmakers from the Kansas City area predict a long-lasting impact from the past two weeks.
Two public hearings have been scheduled to provide more information and seek community feedback on Burns & McDonnell’s proposal to build and privately-finance a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport.