A group of officials sent letters Wednesday to civic groups in Kansas City, asking to discuss property tax abatements. Meanwhile, a group of petitioners wants to reform economic development incentives through a public vote.
Less than a week before the Republican primary in Kansas’ 1st Congressional District, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind the challenger, physician Roger Marshall, in his bid to defeat Rep. Tim Huelskamp. It’s the only case in the country where the chamber is actively opposing the incumbent.
Turns out the State Department already has some of them. The FBI found them during its investigation of Clinton’s email use and turned some of them over to the State Department a week ago. State Department spokesman John Kirby says his staff has begun reviewing them for possible release.
Jensen Walcott and Jake Reed lost their jobs at a Kansas City, Kan., pizza restaurant after confronting their boss about unequal wages. That story landed them a spot Thursday on the final night of Hillary Clinton’s Democratic National Convention.
There are no incumbents running for secretary of state, treasurer or lieutenant governor, leaving a wide-open field of candidates vying for offices that play important roles in state government — and often serve as a springboard for the careers of ambitious politicians.
Who are the rising stars of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia? Cory Booker of New Jersey delivered a speech that had delegates abuzz. Conventions can launch political careers, including President Obama’s.
Michelle Obama made clear this week that she is all-in for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Her captivating speech was an early turning point for Democrats after a rocky start to their convention – and made an emotional case for electing Clinton.
President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, defending America from a pessimistic Republican view and promoting his chosen successor, Hillary Clinton.
The Kansas City Council agreed Thursday to place activist Clay Chastain’s latest light rail plan on the Nov. 8 ballot. Council members don’t support the plan but Chastain gathered enough petition signatures to qualify for the ballot.
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver speaks to the Democratic National Convention about 5 p.m. Kansas City. He promises to talk about the Hillary Clinton personality “people may not know,” and expect to see the former Kansas City preacher’s fiery speaking style.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine spoke to Missouri delegates on Thursday morning at the party’s national convention. Kaine, who hails from the Kansas City area, said he would not be afraid to take on ‘Trumpism,’ although he won’t be a trash talker.
The final night of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday featured heavy representation from the Palmetto State, with U.S. Rep Jim Clyburn, South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison and former state Rep. Bakari Sellers making the case for Hillary Clinton just hours before she stood on stage herself.
Bonner Springs, Kan., teens Jensoen Walcott and Jake Reed spoke for about two minutes at the Democratic National Convention. They recalled how they had been fired in June after discovering Jensen was paid 25 cents an hour less than Jake for the same job at the same restaurant.
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