Kansas voters who don’t want to join a major party are prohibited from voting in party primaries Aug. 7. It’s an unfair system, and the Republican and Democratic parties should pay the costs of the elections.
Who are you, and what have you done with Kansas Rep. Lynn Jenkins? Because the Republican congresswoman we know isn’t quite that frank about why even Kansans who she says “hate” Donald Trump might stick up for him anyway.
Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd has racked up more than $70,000 in legal bills related to his own professional misconduct in a child sex abuse case. Taxpayers shouldn’t get stuck with the bill for his attorneys.
Missouri’s influential business and political leaders say improving teacher pay is the key to better education in the state. Other steps are important, including training, but improving schools will take money.
The Bird electric scooters that appeared suddenly on downtown KC streets might be a handy urban convenience. But businesses can’t break the rules and force cities to acquiesce just because they’re cool.
A St. Louis jury sent a powerful message by awarding nearly $5 billion in damages over claims from women who alleged that Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder caused ovarian cancer. The women deserve to be compensated.
Force One Security and Consulting should face consequences for hiring an unlicensed security guard charged with the murder of a man outside a Kansas City bar. The owners of Yum Yum Bar and Grill share responsibility as well.
That postcard that seems to be in support of union workers is from the Koch brothers’ libertarian advocacy group, Americans for Prosperity, ahead of an August vote that could make Missouri a right-to-work state.
The University of Kansas relocated a controversial art project that used an American flag spotted with ink. After Gov. Jeff Colyer and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, KU crumpled in the face of criticism.
Schlitterbahn will tear down the Verruckt water slide later this year. It’s a grim reminder of the tragic 2016 death of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab. The water park still has more work to do to ensure that rides are safe.
Of the 13 Kansas City Council members, the two who reported receiving no gifts at all during the last four years were Alissia Canady and Jolie Justus, while Katheryn Shields received just $470 in gifts over the same period.
A proposed grocery store in downtown Kansas City, Kan., will address the nutritional needs of Wyandotte County residents. But officials should not forget the other components of a healthy campus initiative.
State Sen. Steve Fitzgerald is at it again, saying Western civilization is under attack by barbarians. This is the latest foolishness from the Republican candidate for Kansas' 2nd Congressional District.
Kansas City immigration attorney Jessica Piedra and advocate Raiza Guevar of the immigrant-rights group Cosecha KC speak. The group organized Sunday's rally on the Plaza against the separation of families as part of Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy.