Kansas, Maryland will have eyes on their tax plans
The Wichita Eagle Blog looks at Kansas and Maryland's approach to taxes as both hope to kick start the economy and balance the budget.
Video: Holsman, Williams talk about why they're running for Missouri Senate
The public deserves a say on the downtown streetcar project
Tony's Kansas City slams Mayor Sly James and the Kansas City City Council for pushing through $2 million in downtown streetcar funding.
Steelman points to her 'rural values' while campaigning
PoliticMo writes that U.S. Sen. candidate Sarah Steelman has been touting her "rural values," at recent campaign stops.
Nixon vetoes employer contraception bill
Fired Up! Missouri notes that Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a bill that would have allowed employers to deny abortion or contraception coverage on the basis of religious or moral beliefs. 20 Pounds of Headlines reports that Planned Parenthood cheered the move, while Dave Spence, a Republican candidate for governor, was critical. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix suggests the Missouri Legislature will look at a possible override of the veto in September.