Military construction projects in Missouri could see their funding endangered by President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, according to Democratic leaders. GOP lawmakers face pressure to respond.
The city of Raytown has been ordered to pay more than $40,000 after a judge ruled the city broke the Missouri Sunshine Law by denying requests for public records. Records were sought by the family of a woman killed in a wreck.
Barb and Marc McEver thought they were doing a good thing when they bought a building to shelter homeless adults in Johnson County. Olathe officials initially blessed it, but the rules changed, putting the plan at risk.
An employee at a Vans Off the Wall store at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park is out of a job after a woman complained that he cursed at her 14-year-old son because of his “Make America Great Again” hat. Part of the incident was caught on video.
Kansas State Rep. Greg Lewis announced his resignation Monday before the House of Representatives so that he can continue his fight against a cancerous brain tumor. His resignation is effective Friday.
Relations between Jackson County legislators and Sheriff Darryl Forté have grown tense with Forté refusing to discuss with them his outlook on the future of the troubled jail that is now his responsibility.
Kansas City’s premier black political group, Freedom, Inc., has endorsed Councilman Quinton Lucas in the mayor’s race. Forward Kansas City, a Northland group, endorsed Steve Miller over Councilman Scott Wagner.
The Star moves to dismiss defamation lawsuit filed by Kansas State Sen. Jim Denning, who claims that former contributing columnist Steve Rose falsely attributed to him comments opposing expansion of Medicaid.
Lawyers for Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley have asked a Cole County judge to quash a subpoena that would require him to answer questions under oath about allegations he violated open records law as attorney general.
How much incentive money should Kansas City give developers? That’s a question Kansas City voters will get to answer this summer. An initiative petition capping tax abatements will be on the June ballot.
Sen. Josh Hawley was one of 16 senators Thursday to reject a bipartisan border security bill that’s intended to keep the federal government open through September after the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
Advocates for the LGBTQ community are frustrated that after two years of study, Olathe isn’t acting on a non-discrimination ordinance. Other cities like Prairie Village, Merriam and Mission have already done so.