July 25, 2014

OUR VIEW: KCMO schools forced to experiment with school choice

As disastrous as the Kansas City, Mo. School District shuffle could be, good may come of it yet.
The district just across the river lost its accreditation New Year’s Day. A Missouri state statute stipulates that no child can be …

OPINION: State’s business-poaching practices clown-shoes crazy

There’s something to be said for Kansas City, Mo. Mayor Mark Funkhouser’s ire.

The embattled mayor, who faces re-election soon, blasted the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce during a press conference last week for its support of the PEAK …

EDITORIAL: KCPL district situation sounds awfully familiar

In another ”good deal” gone bad for taxpayers, Kansas Citians are being asked to pay $10 to $15 million per year to make up a shortfall on the Power and Light economic development project.

KC officials approved a financing plan …

Our View editorial: KC biggest loser if Big 12 dies

Big 12 schools

The University of Kansas and Kansas State University aren’t the only entities that will suffer if the Big 12 withers on the vine. Kansas City is set to lose a chunk of change as well.

Kansas City, Mo. banked a …