Thoughts on slower ambulance response times in KC
Tony's Kansas City considers the rationale for slower ambulance response times and low morale among paramedics.
Missouri Rep. Wyatt speaks out against 'Don't Say Gay' bill
Fired Up! Missouri notes that state Rep. Zach Wyatt (R-Adair) came out against the 'Don't Say Gay' bill, in the process establishing himself as the only openly gay Republican in the Missouri House.
Kansas shouldn't end the smoking ban
The Wichita Eagle Blog argues that Kansas doesn't need to repeal the statewide smoking ban in public places. It should instead address the exemption for casinos.
The War on Terror and 'enhanced interrogation techniques'
Axiom Strategies talks about why 'enhanced interrogation techniques' are a good thing.
Looking at signs that the economy is on the upswing
Transparency and a proposed Kansas City land bank
Show-Me Daily is frustrated that the Missouri Legislature would try and sneak a bill for a Kansas City land bank into a transparency in government bill.
Kansas House rejects Senate redistricting map
The Wichitopekington notes that the Kansas House rejected a redistricting map approved by the Kansas Senate on Tuesday.
MO Legislature looks to reduce prison population with new bill
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix writes that the Missouri Legislature approved a bill that seeks to reduce the prison population by gradually shifting the rehabilitation of non-violent offenders to community supervision.