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In April, the interim county administrator’s outside work for Kansas City raised concerns. Documents show there is a second contract not previously reported.
“The judges are disappointed that this photo was used, without their knowledge or consent, for such a blatant political purpose,” the Supreme Court of Missouri said.
In Kansas, one of the first ads against the anti-abortion amendment doesn’t mention the procedure once.
“Those two groups are going to be predominant in the deciding of this race,” said Jackson County GOP Chair David Lightner.
Two other lawsuit settlements involve the Kansas City Fire Department, which has come under scrutiny.
Rep. Kurtis Gregory, a Marshall Republican and former University of Missouri offensive lineman, said the law will give Missouri college athletes a “leading edge” in securing likeness deals.
Missouri’s state budget is set to grow to nearly $50 billion, but the sprawling spending plan provides no direct funding to schools to improve safety.
Every state has placed an order with the federal government to ensure COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 are delivered as soon as regulators authorize their use — except for one.
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“If you’re not picking up the trash and paving the roads, people are still gonna have problems,” Mayor Quinton Lucas said.
“Every expense area has had increases in prices, which flows through to the bottom line.”
Kansas City, Kansas Mayor Tyrone Garner announced Thursday that the Unified Government will select a search firm by July to conduct a nationwide search.
William Chrestman, the Olathe Proud Boy charged with conspiracy in the Capitol riot, appeared in a video Thursday during a televised hearing of the special House panel investigating the attack.
The next Kansas attorney general may be crucial to determining the future of abortion rights with the anticipated end of Roe v. Wade.
Emily Blocher remembers the response she received from an aide to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff when, last fall, she traveled to Washington to advocate for expanding the size of the Supreme Court: It was warm and attentive, she said, but conspicuously non-committal to the proposal.
“We’re proud and thankful that you have a chance to be out and about in our community, showing people the embodiment of courage, of respect, of forgiveness,” said Mayor Quinton Lucas.
The Biden administration excluded the authoritarian leaders of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, but voices from those three nations have been heard throughout the week in events where activists denounced the suppression of individual freedoms and the circumstances of hundreds of political prisoners.
Republican Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says his office is investigating two Kansas City area school districts for allegedly asking students to fill out surveys about their parents’ political beliefs.
“We want to show people that the public is sick and tired of gun violence. We’ve had enough,” said Judy Sherry, president and founder of Grandparents for Gun Safety.
A potential shakeup to the Democratic presidential nominating process could give South Carolina a rare chance to move up the party’s primary calendar and boost its standing with future White House candidates.
In this week’s Star Politics newsletter: how the arguments of Anita Bryant are still being used in the LGBTQ rights debate, how a county clerk may take away the right for some to vote and more.
“That is not something that I involve myself in,” the Democratic governor said.
The first African American mayor of Kansas City and the state’s senior Democrat in Congress, Cleaver’s support could be a boost to Busch Valentine in the Kansas City area, where she’s less known than in St. Louis.
The Austin-based software giant agreed to buy Kansas City’s largest private employer for more than $28 billion.
In a rural Missouri county, people with a court-appointed guardian because of a disability may soon lose the ability to vote.
Though the pick lacks broad name recognition Kansas’ GOP chairman said “she’s very highly thought of throughout the Republican party.”
Kansas City data shows the average monthly eviction filings for the first week in May were double that of the same week last year. See the trend in this interactive graphic.
“I agree with many on the fact that the release of video soon after an incident would be helpful to all parties involved,” the mayor said on Twitter.
“I’m really disgusted with the top three in the polls for not being here,” Rep. Billy Long said during the debate.
“There’s no violation of any ethical rule. I do not have a personal relationship with the police officer involved or Mr. Greitens,” said Special Prosecutor Darrell Moore about his role as a GOP Senate debate moderator.
Kansas City police are investigating the April ride-along that included former Gov. Eric Greitens.
A group of more than 100 law enforcement leaders on Tuesday endorsed President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the White House said, bolstering the nominee less than a week after his Senate confirmation hearing.
“This card just seems so callous and out of place,” said Michael Richards, a retired elementary school teacher.
The CIA is offering travel tips to Americans ahead of Memorial Day, borrowing from best practices of officers stationed abroad as summer travel picks up and coronavirus restrictions ease.
“I’ll wake up every morning having my breakfast, thinking about what our next lawsuit against Joe Biden is going to be,” Kobach said at a debate last week.
Congressional inaction on mass shootings, a toxic work environment in the Kansas Democratic Party, a statewide vote on a Kansas City dispute and more in this week’s star politics newsletter.
The stadium, with a groundbreaking set for this fall, will be the first one built specifically for an American women’s professional soccer team. The stadium’s price tag has jumped to $117 million.
The bill would also penalize any local government with a per capita homelessness rate higher than the state average by prohibiting it from receiving state funding until they’ve lowered it.
“If lawmakers aren’t going to do their jobs to protect the American people, then they ought not receive any compensation following the inevitable next mass shooting,” Rep. Emanuel Cleaver said.
An internal investigation partially corroborated former staffers’ allegations against Kansas Democratic Party Executive Director Ben Meers. Three months later, he continues to run the party.
The apartment complex will have 144 units and include a pool, in-unit washer and dryers and a dog walking area.
“No nation of honor sacrifices its children like this,” said Rev. Tom Are Jr., senior pastor of Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, at a news conference calling for tighter gun laws.
The proposed plan would make new buildings more efficient and easier to run on clean energy. Here’s how to weigh in.
One vendor was paid $71,536 but should have only been paid $5,435.
U.S. public health officials hoping to cut off monkeypox transmission say the virus is likely spreading within communities and could become difficult to contain.
Kansas City straddles two of the most firearm-friendly states in the country. Here’s what rules and restrictions apply to gun buyers.
President Biden entered office last year promising to enact the biggest set of gun-control measures in a generation, what he called a necessary response to an epidemic of shootings across the country.
The shooter in Texas was killed by police. Still, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley said tougher sentences on gun crimes is the legislation he’d support to attempt to reduce mass shootings
The Biden administration has asked a Lebanese general for help securing the freedom of Austin Tice, a journalist missing in Syria since 2012.
The chairman of the TV guidelines monitoring board said the board’s latest survey showed 95% of parents were satisfied with the current ratings system.