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By Patrick Ishmael on Jun 09, 2015
Last week the White House released a report titled, "Missed Opportunities: The Consequences of State Decisions Not to Expand Medicaid." As you might expect with a political document, the White House's paper was released to coincide with contemporary political events—specifically, a legislative debat
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By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. on Jun 09, 2015
Government IconYesterday, the St.
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By Patrick Tuohey on Jun 09, 2015
The Kansas City Star published a piece this weekend that examined the impact on caterers of the proposed convention deal.
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By Patrick Tuohey on Jun 08, 2015
Kansas Citians are being told that if we don't hurry up and subsidize the construction of a new 800-room convention hotel, we will lose out on millions of dollars of convention business. For voters who lived here in 2002, it must seem like the movie Groundhog Day.
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By Rik W. Hafer on Jun 08, 2015

The Public Policy Research Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis recently released the report, “An Equity Assessment of the St.

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By Brittany Wagner on Jun 06, 2015
NAS PensacolaJoplin Superintendent C. J.
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By Joseph Miller on Jun 05, 2015
This week in Kansas City, Missouri’s transportation leaders held a meeting concerning the future of I-70.
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By Rik W. Hafer on Jun 05, 2015

Mayor Slay of Saint Louis announced that his administration will back a proposal to increase the city’s minimum wage.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jun 04, 2015
Right now, leaders in Kansas City, Missouri, are eager to build a convention hotel downtown. But there is precious little information available. We know that the city has been negotiating for years with developers to build a $300 million 800-room hotel.