Kansas City Councilman Quinton Lucas was arrested on suspicion of a DUI in October. His attorney was granted a continuance on Tuesday. He’s now expected to appear in Lawrence Municipal Court next month.
Wichita businessman Wink Hartman Sr. could be one of many candidates to run for the seat that U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is vacating. Hartman says there are “two major reasons” he’s interested in the Senate.
The Missouri Senate said Wednesday it’s unlikely that right-to-work proposals will gain traction this year. Sen. Eric Burlison, R-Battlefield, pre-filed a bill to bar unions from requiring workers to pay union fees.
When Missouri Republican Josh Hawley enters the U.S. Senate in January he’ll face pressure to take action to protect coverage for pre-existing conditions after Hawley and other state attorneys general succeeded in striking down Obamacare in a federal district court.
The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce on Monday endorsed Mayor Sly James’ proposed sales tax increase to fund early childhood education. Kansas City Public Schools and other districts oppose the plan.
Outgoing U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder of Kansas wants the national Republicans to conduct a thorough “autopsy” to examine why the party lost so many seats in the House of Representatives in November — including his own.
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt is annoyed with his fellow Republicans, several of whom walked out of a classified briefing on Tuesday and unloaded on the Trump administration for willfully ignoring evidence linking Saudi Arabia’s crown prince to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein drew laughs when he told a conference of prosecutors and chiefs of police to remind President Donald Trump, who will appear Friday, that “his favorite deputy AG was here.”
Missouri voters rejected right-to-work by a 2-to-1 margin in August. But an incoming Republican state senator has filed a bill to revive the issue before the start of the legislative session next month.
Congresswoman-elect Sharice Davids showed off her physical fitness as she and other newly elected members of Congress waited to find out what position they’d get in the office lottery. She also met with Kevin Yoder.
As President Donald Trump shifts his focus to immigration ahead of the Midterm election, Missouri Senate candidates are quiet on his proposal to end birthright citizenship for children of non-citizens.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s campaign has filed a complaint with Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office that reveals new details about how McCaskill’s campaign was infiltrated by a conservative activist.
Former Kansas Gov. Mike Hayden announced he is endorsing Democrat Laura Kelly in Kansas’ gubernatorial race. Every living Kansas ex-governor — except Sam Brownback — has now endorsed Kelly over Kris Kobach.
As part of a tour aimed at helping boost the chances of vulnerable Republican congressional candidates around the country, House Speaker Paul Ryan will travel to Misison Hills next week to help Rep. Kevin Yoder raise money.