Most states are controlled by one party
The Wichita Eagle Blog writes that a majority of states have one party in control -- 25 states have Republican governors and legislatures and 15 have Democratic pairs.
Thoughts on the KCPD's restrictions on officer interaction and outside employment
Tony's Kansas City considers potential policy shakeups in the police department over officers talking to felons and working for bars.
Video: Kemper talks streetcar on KCPT
Show-Me Daily links to a video of Show-Me Institute President Crosby Kemper discussing the proposed streetcar in Kansas City on Kansas City Public Television.
Flinders feels that KC teachers are being unfairly targeted
20 Pounds of Headlines reports that Andrea Flinders, the head of the Kansas City teacher's union, believes that some teachers and school employees are being unfairly accused of abuse in classrooms.
Bond believes that Congress has to look at increasing tax rates
PoliticMo notes that former U.S. Sen. Kit Bond says that tax revenues have to be on the table if the country is going to make a dent in the deficit.
Corporations can't have it both ways on taxes
Musings From Brian J. Noggle is frustrated that Lowe's is pushing for an Internet sales tax while benefiting from tax increment financing development districts.
Mayor Slay has two challengers in St. Louis
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix writes that St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay has two challengers, alderman Lewis Reed and former alderman Jimmie Matthews.