Missouri Legislation News

  • October 20, 2017

    Greitens approves...

    "In addition to creating new jobs, the overall economic impact of this project will be millions of dollars.” - Gov. Eric Greitens

  • May 8, 2017

    City Manager...

    135th Street and Holmes Rd did not make the cut this year. John Sharp gives the run down on what did, as well as the Bannister Federal Complex clean up plans, Hickman Mills board of education vacancies, and the Cornerstone Awards.

  • May 8, 2017

    Missouri House...

    Legislation pending in the Missouri House of Representatives is just one vote away from rolling back civil rights protections in our state by more than 50 years. That single vote would hit the reset button on decades of progress in combating racial and sex discrimination in Missouri.

  • February 2, 2017

    What You...

    As of January 1, citizens of Missouri can legally carry a concealed weapon without a permit. However, there are still many restrictions for carrying without a permit. We reviewed the updated gun bill law (SB 656) with Kevin Jamison, president of the Western Missouri Shooters Alliance and an attorney whose...

  • January 20, 2017

    Saturday Town...

    Revisions have been made to the Missouri criminal code which will make it easier for minors to be charged as felons. This controversial legislation will the subject of a town hall meeting on Saturday morning, Jan. 21st, at 9:00 a.m. at Center High School, 8701 Holmes Road, Kansas City, Missouri.

  • November 8, 2016

    A Quick...

    2016 Election: The Candidates U.S. Senate Jason Kander, Democrat Age: 35 Kander grew up in Overland Park, KS, and attended Bishop Miege High School. He received a law degree from Georgetown University. After 9/11, he joined the Army National Guard where he was promoted to Captain. He currently lives in...

  • September 28, 2016

    Gun Bill...

    By John Sharp Voting along party lines, Republicans in the Missouri General Assembly on September 14 overrode Governor Jay Nixon’s vetoes of two of the most controversial bills passed during this year’s regular session of the legislature – a law allowing persons to carry loaded concealed weapons without a permit...

  • September 28, 2016

    City Looks...

    South KC Perspective City Looks Toward April 4 Ballot for Bond Proposal By John Sharp An $800 million general obligation bond issue to provide funding for sidewalk repairs (that are now assessed against adjoining property owners) and other infrastructure improvements is being proposed to go on the April 4, 2017,...

  • September 14, 2016

    John Sharp,...

    John Sharp discusses in his column being the target of gun violence and Missouri Senate Bill 656 which would allow non-felons to carry a loaded gun without a permit, background check or training.

  • August 2, 2016

    Know Your...

    Most candidates in the area are running unopposed. Still, it's good to know where they stand on various issues.

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