Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders was sentenced to 27 months in prison by a federal judge on Wednesday for his role in engineering an illegal kickback scheme. The severity of the sentence surprised many.
A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced disgraced former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders to 27 months in prison for his role in engineering an illegal kickback scheme with political campaign committees.
Adam T. Thomas of Olathe, candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives, made a Johnson County court appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of election perjury. Thomas, a Republican, is running for the 26th District House seat.
Passage of “ban the box” legislation in Kansas City has triggered new interest in dropping a system that bars violent felons from receiving employee liquor permits, allowing them to be bartenders or servers.
With no explanation to the public, the Gardner City Council has voted to spend more than $350,000 in taxpayer dollars to buy out the contract and accept the resignation of City Administrator Cheryl Harrison-Lee.
This sexual assault of a foster child comes after Kansas lawmakers and child advocates insisted that it isn’t safe to keep kids overnight in offices run by the state’s two private child welfare contractors.
Sen. Roy Blunt, a member of GOP leadership, said Monday that the Senate Judiciary Committee should investigate the allegations of sexual assault against federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh before taking action on his nomination to the Supreme Court.
This week the Star’s readers wanted the Influencers to address whether Missouri law should protect LGBTQ people from discrimination at work, in hiring decisions and at private businesses. Here’s what they had to say.
Some polls suggest that Democrats could take control of the House in November and Democrats already have a list of issues they want to investigate. And activists want to line up impeachment proceedings.