Secession petitions are symptomatic of larger problems
The Wichita Eagle Blog contends that secession petitions are symbolic of the tenor in America.
Archie elected president of State Board of Education
The Turner Report notes that Rev. Stan Archie from Kansas City has been elected as the new president of the State Board of Education.
The continued use of TIFs in Missouri is frustrating
Show-Me Daily is disturbed by the proliferation of tax increment financing programs in Missouri.
Gov. Nixon to unveil new Medicaid plan in KC today
20 Pounds of Headlines writes that Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to release details of a Missouri Medicaid expansion in Kansas City on Thursday.
Kansas officials working with law enforcement on teenage sex trafficking legislation
The Wichitopekington reports that the Kansas Department for Children and Families is working with law enforcement to try and strengthen child sex trafficking laws.
Thoughts on St. Louis County's new anti-discrimination law
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix writes that the impact of St. Louis County passing an anti-discrimination bill is still being debated.
It's taxpayers, not the government, that paid for Christmas in the Park
The Missouri Record is frustrated that the government is taking credit for Jackson County's Christmas in the Park, rather than acknowledge that the funds came from taxpayers.