Guards accepted bribes in exchange for smuggling contraband cell phones in the Jackson County Detention Center, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday in the wake of a early morning search at the jail on Monday, June 26, 2017.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Sunday signed a state budget for the next two years that will use a $1.2 billion income tax increase to fund government and schools, although he says it includes "excessive spending.".
In the wake of a story about Russia’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, President Donald Trump took to Twitter Sunday morning to accuse someone else of collusion: his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. Clinton, he charged, had colluded with the Democratic Party to defeat U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont in the Democratic primary race.
The vast changes that the health-care bill would make to Medicaid, the country’s broadest source of public health insurance, would represent the largest single step the government has ever taken toward conservatives’ long-held goal of reining in federal spending on health-care entitlement programs in favor of a free-market system.
The bumpy saga of Kansas City International Airport traces its roots back six years to a pair of themes: City leaders failed to gauge the affinity Kansas Citians have for the airport, and they never overcame the public’s misperception that taxpayer funds would be involved in funding a $1 billion single terminal.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed legislation Friday, June 23, 2017, that will give amusement parks more time to comply with new industry regulations that were adopted following the death of a lawmaker’s son last year.
Missouri Democrat Jason Kander spent last week knocking on voters' doors, shaking hands, giving speeches and snapping selfies with eager young campaign volunteers. He’s not running for office, though. Or is he?
A federal magistrate has fined Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach $1,000 for misleading the court about the contents of materials he was photographed taking into a November meeting with then President-elect Donald Trump.
The Senate health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act is likely to cause millions of Americans to lose their Medicaid and private insurance marketplace coverage. The bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, or BCRA, also will make coverage more expensive for sicker, older and low-income individuals.
Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) released the Senate Republican health care bill details on Thursday. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) also spoke on the Senate floor stating the bill is not as great as it seems.
McConnell reveals GOP health care bill, Schumer calls it 'a wolf in sheep's clothing'
Protesters carried away by police after protesting health care bill outside Sen. McConnell's office
KC Mayor Sly James says streetcar expansion 'absolutely, positively needs to happen'