On Wednesday, August 16, the editorial board met with two members of the airport terminal selection committee — Kansas City Councilman Jermaine Reed and Councilwoman Jolie Justus — to discuss the state of the decision, and the chances for approval in November. In this clip, the council members address a viewer question on transparency.
Johnson County officials have taken a residential block north of downtown so the new courthouse can have a parking lot nearby. One property owner, Joe Vader, wants to save trees on the lot. One of them may have been planted during the Civil War.
What should Jackson County do to fix a jail in crisis? The Star’s editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Steve Kraske talked Wednesday, August 9, 2017 with Jackson County legislators Dan Tarwater and Crystal Williams. In this clip, the guests discuss the legislature's political relationship with County Executive Frank White.
The Star’s editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Mary Sanchez talked Wednesday with Kim Kimbrough, executive director of the Westport Regional Business League, and Charles Renner, general counsel to Westport. In this clip, the guests discuss the possibilities of closing streets and scanning pedestrians entering the district.
The Star’s editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Dave Helling talked with transit activist Clay Chastain on Monday, July 31, 2017, the week before Kansas City's voters are to decide the fate of Chastain’s proposed sales tax increase for light rail.
Kansas City Royals catcher Drew Butera and relief pitcher Peter Moylan went to the Pie Hole food truck in KC to enjoy some food and talk baseball. Here is a preview of the next Dining with Drew episodes.
The Star’s editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Dave Helling talked with Leland Shurin, chairman of Kansas City’s Board of Police Commissioners, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 about the two finalists for new police chief, Maj. Rick Smith of Kansas City and Chief Keith Humphrey of Norman, Okla.
The Star’s editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Dave Helling talk with Tom Gerend, executive director of the KC Streetcar Authority, about mass transit, the streetcar system, and the ongoing debate about rail transit in Kansas City.
Donald Trump Jr. released an email chain on Tuesday that shows him discussing plans to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton. In a statement, he said was posting the emails "in order to be totally transparent."
The Star’s Editorial Page members Colleen Nelson and Dave Helling talk with Rev. Dr. Vernon Percy Howard, Jr., president of the Greater Kansas City SCLC, about violent crime and challenges in East Side neighborhoods.
Colleen Nelson and Dave Helling of the Star's Editorial Board talked with development attorney Mike Burke, representing KC Hotel Developers LLC, about the group’s proposed 800-room convention center hotel during a Facebook Live show Wednesday afternoon.
After Republicans practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game were attacked, attention is turning to the personal safety of our elected officials. This message was left on the voicemail of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver's Kansas City office recently.