The smashing victories of a large bond issue and special sales tax Tuesday revealed again that Kansas Citians believe in a vibrant future for their city. Now what?
Mayor Sly James pushed and prodded Kansas Citians to pass an $800 million bond issue on Tuesday. It required a property tax increase. And 57.1 percent of the vote to pass.
Kansas City has a lot riding on the outcome of the $800 million bond package on Tuesday’s ballot. So does Mayor Sly James.
Within 90 minutes Monday morning, Kansans witnessed even more wreckage of their state by Gov. Sam Brownback’s policies.
UPDATED NOON MONDAY: The Kansas House narrowly failed to override Gov. Sam Brownback’s ignorant, malicious veto of Medicaid expansion.
The initiative petition process should not be the vehicle for changing drug laws in Kansas City. It’s resulted in a flawed Question 5 on next Tuesday’s ballot.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill on Friday chose the hard path of doing the right thing over taking the easier route toward re-election in 2018.
UPDATED noon Thursday: Gov. Sam Brownback has heartlessly vetoed the Kansas Legislature’s expansion of Medicaid, which would prevent 150,000 Kansans from getting access to better health care.
Not all gun nuts in Missouri want to kill moms and others working for sensible restrictions on weapons in the Show Me State.
The eyes of the nation are now focused squarely on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.
Freedom Inc. has had a fair amount of influence in elections in Kansas City’s mostly black urban core neighborhoods for decades.