Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley released troubling preliminary data about untested rape kits. Law enforcement, medical providers and crime labs reported 4,889 unprocessed kits, but that’s likely only part of the problem.
Kansas City officials have known for decades that the city’s aging infrastructure needed repair. But they must also take steps to slow the rise of water rates and ease the burden on low-income customers.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill, proposed by Roy Blunt and Amy Klobuchar, that would finally force members of Congress to pay any harassment or discrimination settlements out of their own pockets, instead of handing the tab to taxpayers.
In theory, it’s up to the Kansas City Council to decide whether to give Cordish a property tax abatement for the upscale Three Light apartment tower. But effectively, the council has already locked itself in.
Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt and Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar have introduced legislation that would finally force members of Congress to pay any harassment or discrimination settlements out of their own pockets, instead of handing the tab to taxpayers.
A new compliance audit from the Kansas Department of Labor found violations for all 11 rides at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. It reveals a disappointing, dangerous approach to safety.
The point of appointing Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker to handle the invasion of privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is not to go harder or easier on him. Instead, Baker will be guided by the facts.
If you are a white person in Kansas City and receive a traffic ticket, most likely it will be for speeding. Not so for African Americans, who are receiving disproportionate numbers of traffic tickets relative to their population, often for nuisance violations.
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has not spoken to members of a special Missouri House committee investigating various allegations of crimes and assorted misdeeds. But he owes it to all Missourians to answer questions under oath.
Self-deception as solid as Gov. Eric Greitens’ can only be countered with the greatest possible resolve. Members of the Missouri House must stay focused on the facts, which unfortunately for him all point toward impeachment.
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer’s support for giving President Donald Trump the Nobel Peace Prize is premature — and highly political. Colyer simply can’t compete with rival Republican Kris Kobach’s ties to the president, nor should he try.
Prioritizing deportation resources shouldn’t be all that difficult. Undocumented immigrants such as Arnoldo Pompa-Rascon, the man charged in the Northland shootings, are a fair target. Lawrence chemist Syed Jamal and other nonviolent immigrants trying to work with the system should be far lower priorities.
For the first time in Missouri history, the legislature is considering impeaching a sitting governor. But to remove Gov. Eric Greitens from office, lawmakers are going to have to interpret vaguely written language in the state’s constitution.
At the Environmental Protection Agency's listening session in Kansas City Wednesday, Kansas City's mayor explains why he and other cities' officials support continuing the Obama administration's policy.