Outgoing Missouri Sen. Clare McCaskill let it rip in her final floor speech, saying the Senate ‘just doesn’t work as well as it used to,’ plagued by polarization and fear of casting politically difficult votes.
The 4Competition Coalition brings together labor, consumer and rival wireless companies in an effort to convince federal and state officials to reject a “presumptively unlawful” merger of Sprint and T-Mobile.
Kansas Gov-elect Laura Kelly said lawmakers don’t have the votes to approve a constitutional amendment to limit court review of school funding. Even if they did, she said, voters would ultimately reject the measure.
After nearly four months of talks, Kansas City Public Schools will not support Mayor Sly James’ proposed 3/8-cent sales tax to support pre-kindergarten programs; 14 other districts are expected to do the same.
A Kansas City-based contractor says it does not send personal information about Kansas drivers overseas, even though its terms and conditions say it can. PayIt’s Kansas contract says all of its data must be stored in the United States.
With a deadline to sign up looming, Affordable Care Act enrollment is down in Kansas and Missouri despite a new analysis that says thousands of people in both states are eligible for free Obamacare plans.
The Missouri Republican Party is demanding that the attorney leading Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s investigation into Attorney General Josh Hawley recuse herself because of donations to Democratic candidates.
Lawmakers finally came to an agreement on standards of how to deal with allegations of sexual harassment in Congress, key lawmakers said Wednesday, months after the respective chambers passed very different bills on the subject.
Kevin Yoder was supposed to broker a compromise on a border wall. Instead, he’s watching from the sidelines as President Donald Trump’s standoff with Democratic leaders threatens to shut down the federal government.
Kansas state Sen. Barbara Bollier, a long-time moderate Republican, has become a Democrat. She cited the rise of President Trump, GOP hostility to transgender identity and loss of committee post as factors.
The Senate easily passed a farm policy bill that makes few changes to the federal food assistance program. It now heads to the House, where some Republicans are still bristling over concessions in the final bill.
Commercial buildings, a storage center and a senior living apartment would be built along the southern border of Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center, under a plan the Olathe Planning Commission recommended.