Thoughts on Mayor James and the expansion of the streetcar
Tony's Kansas City is frustrated that Mayor Sly James is talking about expanding the downtown streetcar.
Poll: Public supports universal background checks on guns
The Wichita Eagle Blog writes that a poll from CBS News/New York Times shows broad support for President Barack Obama's push for universal background checks on gun sales.
How tax exemptions might favor a given business
Show-Me Daily considers a bill in the Missouri House which would exempt personal training and yoga from a state entertainment tax.
Kansas school spending task force releases report on funding, teacher contracts
20 Pounds of Headlines notes that a new report from a task force formed by Gov. Sam Brownback looks at sending funding directly to schools and revising the contract negotiation process with teachers' unions.
KC should take a cue from Detroit on light rail
MO Rage believes that Kansas City can learn from Detroit's example on light rail. \
McCaskill celebrates four years on Twitter with Scalia hat joke
PoliticMo writes that U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill poked fun at Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's hat to mark her four-year anniversary on Twitter.
President Obama addresses climate change during inauguration
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix writes that President Obama's comments on climate change during his inauguration speech were a surprise.