Here's another late night news compilation of items related to local leaders confronting push back and criticism
Another Lesson In Kansas Guv Brownback Unpopularity Across The Aisle
Gov. Sam Brownback layered the final State of the State speech of his career Tuesday with personal reflections on faith and Kansas' innate goodness with an explosive proposal to add $600 million in state aid to public schools that was fiercely denounced by Republicans as financially irresponsible.
Show-Me Jock Guv Teachable Moment
G ov. Eric Greitens boasts that he is a political outsider dedicated to cleaning up the political mess in Jefferson City. His actions, however, are drawn straight from the politics-as-usual playbook. Greitens spent the past several months trying to stack the eight-member state Board of Education with loyalists so he could use their votes to fire the widely respected education commissioner, Margie Vandeven.
Talking Kander After TKC Coverage
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A nationwide tour pushing for repeal of the recently enacted tax reform changes made a stop here Tuesday. Opponents claim the new federal tax breaks benefit only the wealthy, at the expense of working people.
Contempt For SecState Kobach???
The ACLU, in its lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach for his proof-of-citizenship voter registration requirement, signaled it believed Kobach should be held in contempt of court for what the ACLU alleges is his failure to comply with previous orders in the case.
Show-Me Internets Freedom???
Sen. Claire McCaskill just paved the way for a vote to get net neutrality rules reinstated. McCaskill announced Monday she's the 30th co-sponsor of a bill that would reverse the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal net neutrality. Continue Reading The bill, which was introduced by Sen.
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