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Jackson Cash-Book Journal
2022 Year in Review Part III: COVID-19 emergency comes to an end
...the Heart tribute band, Heartland, at the band shell in City Park.

On Tuesday, July 5, the Jackson Mayor and Board of Aldermen chose Putz Construction of Millersville to replace the low-water bridge in the...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Jackson Cash-Book Journal
County places marijuana sales tax on April ballot
...vote on an additional 3% sales tax on the sale of "adult use" marijuana during the upcoming April 4 municipal election.

The county opened a public hearing on the potential sales tax on Jan. 12 and closed the...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Kansas City Star
Flying private: The secret $62 million legal fight over the Kansas City airport
...meeting behind closed doors with Kansas City leaders — James, then-Councilwoman Jolie Justus and then-City Manager Troy Schulte among them — about a "sole-source" airport proposal. In essence, Burns & McDonnell...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Voters to decide Manchester annexation in battle with Sam Page
...cost to serve the new residents.
The issue has set St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and Manchester Mayor Mike Clement at odds.
Last week, Page sought to replace two boundary commissioners, appointed by his...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KCUR
Want to buy legal weed in Kansas City? You may have to deal with a sales tax from Jackson County, too
...marijuana sales.

The ballot question proposes a 3% tax on sales of adult use, non-medicinal marijuana. City councils in Kansas City, North Kansas City, Raytown, Independence and Blue Springs also approved similar...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Mid America Live
From the Desk of Bates County Sheriff Chad Anderson
...Process, Mounted Patrol/Search and Rescue. The patrol division is often tasked with covering for municipal police departments when they are short staffed and have no officers on duty.

The last Division...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Donor privacy law being used by Missouri agencies to conceal public records
... Independent is an affiliate of States Newsroom, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that discloses its donors.


State agencies raised concerns about the proposal as it was making its way through the legislative process....
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Riverfront Times
St. Louis County Quietly Removes Racist Historical Marker
...establishment of racist commemorative objects."

Since the sign was in Clayton, Ward initially wrote to its municipal leadership about the issue. By then it was 2020, and protesters across the country were tearing...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Houston Herald
Houston City Council OKs lighting project at airport
...for slots at Main Street and Grand Avenue.

•Heard Alderwoman Sheila Walker ask for a review by an economic development council committee to review forms for new businesses and utility hook ups.

•Decided...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KTTN Trenton
TMU to absorb cost of generating electricity during extremely cold weather in December
The Trenton City Council was informed Monday night that the municipal utilities will absorb the additional expense when generators were used during the "energy emergency" during the cold weather in the...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Government
St​. Louis Riverfront Times
This St. Louisan Has a Front Row Seat to the George Santos Debacle
Former Spokesman for Mayor Lyda Krewson is now working in DC to get the fraudster out of Congress


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01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Houston Herald
City focusing on two sections to complete fiber-to-the-home internet
Members of the Houston City Council last week hired a firm that will help accelerate connections to its Fiber-to-the-Home internet system that began construction about two years ago.

The council budgeted...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Jackson Cash-Book Journal
Janet Sanders: City’s building and planning manager is ‘Hometown Proud’
...a vibrant community, you should do your part to help make it that way," she said.

Sanders, former mayor Barb Lohr and a small group of dedicated business owners and citizens willing to volunteer their time...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Jackson Cash-Book Journal
Wade ‘Pee Wee’ Bartels: Jackson native works to help his hometown grow
...values that are important to me," Bartels continued. "Our leadership from school superintendents to the mayor and all the companies that we have around here are really good at respecting the history of Jackson....
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune
LCSO: Incidents, arrests and more
...and fugitive investigations. We have shared information with several agencies and contacted other state agencies regarding issues we have been working on.

Additional security was in place for Livingston...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Jackson Cash-Book Journal
2022 Year in Review Part III: COVID-19 emergency comes to an end
...the Heart tribute band, Heartland, at the band shell in City Park.

On Tuesday, July 5, the Jackson Mayor and Board of Aldermen chose Putz Construction of Millersville to replace the low-water bridge in the...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Jackson Cash-Book Journal
County places marijuana sales tax on April ballot
...vote on an additional 3% sales tax on the sale of "adult use" marijuana during the upcoming April 4 municipal election.

The county opened a public hearing on the potential sales tax on Jan. 12 and closed the...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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KCUR
What would reparations for Black communities look like in rural Missouri?
...other work around the city to make sure Black lives are remembered, they worked with the city, the mayor and the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation to right past wrongs.

They recently got the...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Osage County Unterrified Democrat   +1 other publication
How America's small businesses are handling pay raises in a competitive job market
...PD Chief Bickell resigns

LINN — Linn Police Chief Michael Bickell tendered his resignation last week, and Mayor Dwight Massey accepted it. Bickell had been on medical leave for 10 weeks prior to his …
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Columbia Missourian
City Council candidates meet during first forum of election
Candidates in Columbia’s upcoming City Council races talked affordable housing, homelessness and public safety during the first public forum of their campaigns Tuesday, hosted by the Columbia Board of Realtors....
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Phelps County Focus   +2 other publications
Transgender advocates gather in Jefferson City to fight bills
...your wellness than there are those seeking to erase and criminalize our existence."

Quinton Lucas, mayor of Kansas City, condemned the "foolishness" of the bills. He said he is fighting for the Missouri...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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WDAF-TV (FOX 4) Kansas City
Missouri bills would remove salary cap for Kansas City police
...governor-appointed police board.


Staff member found shot near Kansas City’s Plaza Academy


Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas traveled to the state capital Tuesday to testify in favor of the measures.

"On every...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KSDK
Business leaders warn GOP's anti-trans proposals paint Missouri as 'backwards and bigoted'
...transgender inclusion policies, and warned the GOP proposals could drive business away from Missouri.Mayor Quinton Lucas told lawmakers on the committee that his city would've lost out on bringing the World...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Kansas City Star
Flying private: The secret $62 million legal fight over the Kansas City airport
...meeting behind closed doors with Kansas City leaders — James, then-Councilwoman Jolie Justus and then-City Manager Troy Schulte among them — about a "sole-source" airport proposal. In essence, Burns & McDonnell...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Kansas City Star
KC Mayor Lucas decries MO legislature’s push to restrict transgender student-athletes
...Updated January 24, 2023 9:35 PM


Columbia
While visiting Jefferson City on Tuesday, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas sat in front of a packed Missouri House hearing room and urged lawmakers to oppose a...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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West Side Leader
Pevely officials place pot sales tax on April ballot
...allowing for the sale of recreational marijuana to people 21 and older.

Facilities that currently sell medical marijuana were allowed to start applying for licenses to sell recreational marijuana on Dec. 8. Once...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KCTV 5
Kansas AG Kris Kobach suing Biden administration over change to immigration visa rules
...quality for visas to enter the U.S.

Last month, President Joe Biden and DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced the parole program that would allow 30,000 people per month to enter the U.S. from Cuba,...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Phelps County Focus   +3 other publications
20 states sue Biden administration over 'illegal visa system'
...southern border, according to Customs and Border Protection data.

On Jan. 5, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas again claimed "the border was closed" and expanding the parole system would "provide humanitarian...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KBSI-TV Fox 23
Cape City Council weighs three percent tax on recreational marijuana
...recreational marijuana will be voted on April 4th following the final approval from Cape Girardeau City Council, which addressed the issue and Monday’s council meeting.

"What the council is wanting to stipulate...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Voters to decide Manchester annexation in battle with Sam Page
...cost to serve the new residents.
The issue has set St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and Manchester Mayor Mike Clement at odds.
Last week, Page sought to replace two boundary commissioners, appointed by his...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KSHB-TV ABC Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri, attorneys file motion to dismiss lawsuit from former communications director
...the city’s former communications director, filed a lawsuit alleging he was demoted for not helping City Manager Brian Platt allegedly lie to the media.

In the lawsuit, Hernandez claimed Platt had encouraged...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Osage County Unterrified Democrat   +1 other publication
Keeping Livestock Healthy Made Easier
...PD Chief Bickell resigns

LINN — Linn Police Chief Michael Bickell tendered his resignation last week, and Mayor Dwight Massey accepted it. Bickell had been on medical leave for 10 weeks prior to his …
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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My Mo Info
City of Viburnum Awarded Grant to Help Pay For Wastewater System Study
...Department of Natural Resources awarded the town a $50,000 grant to evaluate the city’s wastewater system.

Mayor Johnny Setzer says they will use a special scoping camera.


Mayor Setzer says as soon as the City...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Chamber holds panel on marijuana in the workplace
...present him an award for his service on the organization's board of directors. Morrison, who is a councilman on the Farmington City Council, will remain on the chamber board in 2023, but not as a voting member....
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KTVI Fox 2
Dan Isom stepping down as interim St. Louis public safety director
...safety director for the city of St. Louis for two years, is stepping down from the role.

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones announced the decision Tuesday in a news briefing over public safety. Isom’s last day...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KTVI Fox 2   +3 other publications
Drag performers at Columbia event push back against Missouri Republican attack
...material.

In the nearly identical letters, Bailey accused district Superintendent Brian Yearwood and city Mayor Barbara Buffaloe of working "actively to undermine Missouri’s laws by deliberately subjecting a group...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KTVI Fox 2   +3 other publications
Donor privacy law being used by Missouri agencies to conceal public records
...Missouri Independent is an affiliate of States Newsroom, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that discloses its donors.

State agencies raised concerns about the proposal as it was making its way through the legislative process....
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KMBC ABC 9 Kansas City
Clay County K-9 officer trained for marijuana detection makes a career change
...Copy

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Updated: 4:34 PM CST Jan 24, 2023


SHOWS US, WHEN MAYOR LANA -- WHEN MARIJUANA LAWS CHANGED, ONE K-9 DEPUTY MADE CHANGES AS WELL. ALAN: AT JUST FIVE YEARS...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KCUR
Former St. Charles mayor: 'I'm losing my memory, I'm not not losing my mind'
...disease, how she's exercising her brain and why she's sharing her story now.


Former St. Charles mayor and Missouri state representative Sally Faith says she makes a concerted effort to be social and keep...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
MARC Board of Directors elects new officers
Jan 24, 2023


The MARC Board of Directors has elected new leadership.

Carson Ross, mayor of Blue Springs, Missouri, was elected chair at the Jan. 24 Board meeting. He replaces Harold Johnson Jr., commissioner...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Metro Voice
Missouri officials criticize drag show attended by Columbia middle schoolers
...protecting children from sexually explicit material. He accused Superintendent Brian Yearwood and Mayor Barbara Buffaloe of working "actively to undermine Missouri’s laws by deliberately subjecting a group...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Boonville Daily News
Boonville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Award winners
...her many years of service. The recipient of this award is just as dedicated.

While serving on the Mayor’s Select Committee on Housing, she became interested in not only growing housing for the community...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Atchison County Mail
Fairfax Board of Aldermen meeting
...of the City of Fairfax held a regular meeting January 18, 2023. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Ryan Kingery at 6:33 p.m. Also in attendance were: Lori Helfers, City Clerk; Kristi Duering, Debra...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KCUR
Want to buy legal weed in Kansas City? You may have to deal with a sales tax from Jackson County, too
...marijuana sales.

The ballot question proposes a 3% tax on sales of adult use, non-medicinal marijuana. City councils in Kansas City, North Kansas City, Raytown, Independence and Blue Springs also approved similar...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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SunTimesNews
Speaking of Priorities
...January and lays out his priorities for the coming year. The speech is carried live on the internet, state agency directors and members of the State Supreme Court are in the audience and there’s lots of clapping...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch   +1 other publication
  / Potential Paywall
Kansas City officials say lying to the press isn’t against the law in defending lawsuit
...lie to The Star and other local news organizations about city projects and services at the behest of City Manager Brian Platt.
In its motion, the city argues that lying to the press is not a violation of any...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Osage County Unterrified Democrat   +3 other publications
Gold rush: How college athletes in different sports make money in the Wild West of name, image, and likeness deals
...PD Chief Bickell resigns

LINN — Linn Police Chief Michael Bickell tendered his resignation last week, and Mayor Dwight Massey accepted it. Bickell had been on medical leave for 10 weeks prior to his …
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Osage County Unterrified Democrat   +23 other publications
BookTrib’s Bites: Some Tasty Morsels in Assorted Genres
...PD Chief Bickell resigns

LINN — Linn Police Chief Michael Bickell tendered his resignation last week, and Mayor Dwight Massey accepted it. Bickell had been on medical leave for 10 weeks prior to his …
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Salem News MO
City of Salem releases emergency snow routes, 4th street hill to be closed for sledding
...Sally Burbridge sent a press release Tuesday, Jan. 24, outlining emergency snow routes for the city.


Mayor Greg Parker has announced that the 4th Street Hill will be blocked to traffic and available for sledding...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KZRG 1310 AM/102​.9 FM Joplin
Missouri lawmakers voice need to increase state worker pay
...of Revenue at 34% and the Department of Corrections and Department of Social Services at 33%. The state agency with the lowest turnover is the Department of Conservation.

"I don’t want to look a gift horse...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Spectrum News St​. Louis
Police: Shooting that killed 2 at youth program was targeted
...realized. We can no longer say this type of violence doesn’t happen in Des Moines. Sadly, it does."

Mayor Frank Cownie said two others in the vehicle with Walls are also teenagers. They were taken into custody...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Salem News MO
GOP congressmen demand immigration parole answers
...to expand immigration parole programs.


The letter sent to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Wednesday morning says the Biden administration continues to worsen the border crisis. The also...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Joseph News Press
Police: Shooting that killed 2 at youth program was targeted
...realized. We can no longer say this type of violence doesn’t happen in Des Moines. Sadly, it does."


Mayor Frank Cownie said the two other people in the vehicle with Walls are also teenagers. They were taken...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Dan Isom resigns as St. Louis public safety director, deputy fire chief to replace him
...fire marshal, Charles Coyle, will replace Dan Isom as the city's top law enforcement official as the mayor's administration begins a nationwide search for a permanent replacement, St. Louis Mayor Tishaura...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Laclede County Record
City Council sets 2024 vote on non-medical marijuana ban
Green cannabis leaves on white background. Growing medical marijuana. Concept of herbal alternative medicine.


STEVE SMITH • SSMITH@LACLEDERECORD.COM
Lebanon voters will decide whether to ban non-medical...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Salem News MO
ALDERMEN: Board approves ballot measures; Mayor Parker makes appeal for unity at hearing
...to fund EPA-mandated sewer improvements.


The floor was opened for public comment at 5:30 p.m. by Mayor Greg Parker. Attendance of the meeting was slightly better than the previous hearing, however no Salem...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Branson Tri-Lakes News
Area’s new Congressman meets Branson area leaders
...southwest Missouri and he wants to eliminate them.

Burlison was added to three House committees: Transportation & Infrastructure, Oversight, and Education & Workforce. He said he was eager to get to work with...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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93​.9 The Eagle   +1 other publication
Columbia Democratic lawmaker and former state party chair defend mayor from criticism over drag queen performance
...clerk are defending the event.

Attorney General Bailey is blasting Columbia Public Schools (CPS) and Mayor Barbara Buffaloe, telling "Wake Up Mid-Missouri" that the drag show is an outward expression of desired...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KXCV FM 90​.5 Maryville
Kansas senator’s reelection campaign scammed out of $690K
...Senate in November with 60% of the vote against Democrat Mark Holland, a former Kansas City, Kansas, mayor. His reelection campaign raised more than $7.3 million and spent more than $5.1 million through Nov....
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Donor privacy law being used by Missouri agencies to conceal public records
... Independent is an affiliate of States Newsroom, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that discloses its donors.


State agencies raised concerns about the proposal as it was making its way through the legislative process....
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Heartlander News
Missouri parents are asking what schools, mayor knew about drag performances attended by middle schoolers
...schools attended the diversity breakfast sponsored by the city’s Office of Cultural Affairs along with Mayor Barbara Buffaloe, the Libs of TikTok website reported.

The report includes a photo of a permission...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Kansas City Star
Snow expected in Kansas City as winter storm cuts across Missouri. Here’s when, how much
...Wednesday morning.


Crews headed out Tuesday morning to treat Kansas City roads in advance of the storm, City Manager Brian Platt said on social media. Residents were asked to wait 24 hours after the snow stops...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Houston Herald
Houston City Council OKs lighting project at airport
...for slots at Main Street and Grand Avenue.

•Heard Alderwoman Sheila Walker ask for a review by an economic development council committee to review forms for new businesses and utility hook ups.

•Decided...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KTTN Trenton
TMU to absorb cost of generating electricity during extremely cold weather in December
The Trenton City Council was informed Monday night that the municipal utilities will absorb the additional expense when generators were used during the "energy emergency" during the cold weather in the...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KCTV 5   +2 other publications
Police: Shooting that killed 2 at youth program was targeted
...nearby. The ammunition magazine, which has a capacity of 31 rounds, contained three.


Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie said the two other people in the vehicle with Walls are also teenagers. Police said they...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Taxes
KSNG-TV 3 Wichita   +4 other publications
Gov. Kelly delivers State of the State Address, decries ‘distracting’ Kansas with ‘wedge issues’
...and an absolutely unnecessary one."

Masterson said after the speech that the Senate would consider medical marijuana proposals this year.

But, he added: "I’m not going to be, like, shamed into doing it from...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune
Around Town Chillicothe
...Gallery is located at 424 Locust Street, in Chillicothe.

OATS TRANSIT

OATS Transit offers regular transportation services for the rural general public of any age, seniors, and individuals with disabilities....
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Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune
Free Federal & State Tax Preparation
...with low-to-moderate incomes. There is no age limit. Of special interest for seniors is the Missouri Property Tax Credit where certain individuals may be eligible to receive up to $1,100 for real estate taxes...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Jackson Cash-Book Journal
County places marijuana sales tax on April ballot
...vote on an additional 3% sales tax on the sale of "adult use" marijuana during the upcoming April 4 municipal election.

The county opened a public hearing on the potential sales tax on Jan. 12 and closed the...
01/25/2023   USA USA    Online
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Kansas City Star
Government & Politics
KS Gov. Kelly warns against politics in classrooms, renews calls for medical marijuana


Updated January 24, 2023 8:51 PM


TOPEKA
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly in her State of State address on Tuesday night...
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West Side Leader
Pevely officials place pot sales tax on April ballot
...allowing for the sale of recreational marijuana to people 21 and older.

Facilities that currently sell medical marijuana were allowed to start applying for licenses to sell recreational marijuana on Dec. 8. Once...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KBSI-TV Fox 23
Cape City Council weighs three percent tax on recreational marijuana
...recreational marijuana will be voted on April 4th following the final approval from Cape Girardeau City Council, which addressed the issue and Monday’s council meeting.

"What the council is wanting to stipulate...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Joplin News & Weather
SWMO cities and counties consider additional marijuana tax
...the workplace’ may soon become a problem for Missouri employers


Counties asking for the marijuana sales tax include Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Barton, Vernon, Lawrence, and Barry counties.

Along with Neosho,...
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Joplin News & Weather
How a professional may be able to do your taxes for free
...middle income, our thresh hold is 60 thousand, people can get help on federal taxes, state taxes, property tax credit or rent rebate provided to the state of Missouri, so we help people with all of those,...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Voters to decide Manchester annexation in battle with Sam Page
...cost to serve the new residents.
The issue has set St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and Manchester Mayor Mike Clement at odds.
Last week, Page sought to replace two boundary commissioners, appointed by his...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Missouri Independent   +5 other publications
Missouri realtors vow to fight GOP push to make it harder to amend state constitution
...passed through the General Assembly.

Using the initiative petition process, Missouri voters approved medical marijuana in 2018 and legalized all consumption of marijuana in 2022. A constitutional amendment...
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KCTV 5
Kansas governor to outline agenda for skeptical lawmakers
...She previously outlined several proposals for cutting taxes that include eliminating the state’s 4% sales tax on groceries by April 1.

Other proposals, including expansion of the state’s Medicaid coverage...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Centralia Fireside Guard
More than 3,500 marijuana-related expungements under Amendment 3 Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 3:17 pm
...2022. Even though additional funding is not yet available from Missouri state government, nor from the sales taxes on non-medical adult use marijuana, these counties are abiding by the will of the voters and...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Marshall Democrat-News
Slater School Board approves bond issue ballot for April election
...of the Slater School District, Missouri, without an estimated increase in the current debt service property tax levy, borrow money in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000) for the purpose of providing...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Boonville Daily News
Boonville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Award winners
...her many years of service. The recipient of this award is just as dedicated.

While serving on the Mayor’s Select Committee on Housing, she became interested in not only growing housing for the community...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Ozark County Times
State rep. files bill that would fix...
State rep. files bill that would fix local sales tax mistake

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 3:04pm admin


Bruce Roberts, bruce@ozarkcountytimes.com


Missouri State Representative Travis Smith (R-155th district)...
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KCUR
Want to buy legal weed in Kansas City? You may have to deal with a sales tax from Jackson County, too
...marijuana sales.

The ballot question proposes a 3% tax on sales of adult use, non-medicinal marijuana. City councils in Kansas City, North Kansas City, Raytown, Independence and Blue Springs also approved similar...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Houston Herald
Upholding the law
...paperwork."

TAX FUNDING

The HPD benefits from receiving one-fourth of the revenue generated by a one-cent sales tax approved by voters a few years ago. Evans said funds from the tax are integral in keeping the...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Park Hills Daily Journal
South Dakota Gov. Noem threatens charges for abortion pills
...do with the state’s $423 million surplus. Noem wants to use the money to cover repealing the state sales tax on groceries, a plan some of the state’s staunchest Republicans oppose.
Phelan M. Ebenhack...
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Rural Missouri
2023 Missouri Snapshots Photo Contest
...The state park system is funded through half of the one-tenth-of-one-percent parks, soils and water sales tax that is reconsidered by Missouri voters every 10 years and was last approved in 2016.

Our readers...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Marshfield Mail
County to vote on marijuana sales tax
...Stanley Whitehurst.


By Shelby Atkison shelbya@marshfieldmail.com

Webster County will vote on a sales tax for adult-use marijuana on this April’s election ballot. County Commissioners voted unanimously...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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KSNG-TV 3 Wichita
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly to outline agenda in State of the State address
...She previously outlined several proposals for cutting taxes that include eliminating the state’s 4% sales tax on groceries by April 1.

Other proposals, including expansion of the state’s Medicaid coverage...
01/24/2023   USA USA    Online
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Phelps County Focus
Countywide recreational marijuana sales tax to be on April ballot
The Phelps County Commission voted unanimously Tuesday, Jan. 24, to place a three-percent sales tax proposal on the April ballot for recreational sales of marijuana sold in the county. Any revenue collected...
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Phelps County Focus
First county revenue report for 2023 shows growth
...from Missouri Department of Revenue.
• Tipton’s report showed the monthly deposit for the half-cent sales tax for general revenue is $344,181.45 for January, which is a 25.35% increase over January 2022....
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Salem News MO
ALDERMEN: Board approves ballot measures; Mayor Parker makes appeal for unity at hearing
...to fund EPA-mandated sewer improvements.


The floor was opened for public comment at 5:30 p.m. by Mayor Greg Parker. Attendance of the meeting was slightly better than the previous hearing, however no Salem...
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Three Rivers Publishing
Bill proposed to hold the line on personal property tax increases
...CLAYTON VICKERS, MISSOURI NEWS NETWORK
JEFFERSON CITY — A bill that would hold the line on personal property tax increases prompted strong comments from backers and opponents at a Senate hearing Tuesday.
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Business
KSNG-TV 3 Wichita   +4 other publications
Gov. Kelly delivers State of the State Address, decries ‘distracting’ Kansas with ‘wedge issues’
...and an absolutely unnecessary one."

Masterson said after the speech that the Senate would consider medical marijuana proposals this year.

But, he added: "I’m not going to be, like, shamed into doing it from...
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KMZU 100​.7 FM Carrollton
Governor Parson delivers 2023 State of the State Address
...budget proposals add $117 million to fully fund the foundation formula, $233 million for school transportation needs, $32 million to expand the Career Ladder Program, and continues the Teacher Baseline Salary...
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Waterways Journal
Missouri River Port Celebrates MarAd Grant
...River. The designation was one of only six awarded nationwide and was the first secured by the Missouri Department of Transportation, which worked with AGRIServices of Brunswick to develop the application.
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Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune
Around Town Chillicothe
...Gallery is located at 424 Locust Street, in Chillicothe.

OATS TRANSIT

OATS Transit offers regular transportation services for the rural general public of any age, seniors, and individuals with disabilities....
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Jackson Cash-Book Journal
County places marijuana sales tax on April ballot
...vote on an additional 3% sales tax on the sale of "adult use" marijuana during the upcoming April 4 municipal election.

The county opened a public hearing on the potential sales tax on Jan. 12 and closed the...
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KCUR
What would reparations for Black communities look like in rural Missouri?
...other work around the city to make sure Black lives are remembered, they worked with the city, the mayor and the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation to right past wrongs.

They recently got the...
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KOLR Ozarksfirst
Travel Nurse RN - PCU - Progressive Care Unit - $2,035 per week
...unabashedly us. We lead as humans first and believe the unique qualities of each team member make us better together. We share a purpose for helping others and the drive to make a difference. And we offer endless...
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Kansas City Star
Government & Politics
KS Gov. Kelly warns against politics in classrooms, renews calls for medical marijuana


Updated January 24, 2023 8:51 PM


TOPEKA
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly in her State of State address on Tuesday night...
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West Side Leader
Pevely officials place pot sales tax on April ballot
...allowing for the sale of recreational marijuana to people 21 and older.

Facilities that currently sell medical marijuana were allowed to start applying for licenses to sell recreational marijuana on Dec. 8. Once...
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Voters to decide Manchester annexation in battle with Sam Page
...cost to serve the new residents.
The issue has set St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and Manchester Mayor Mike Clement at odds.
Last week, Page sought to replace two boundary commissioners, appointed by his...
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KSHB-TV ABC Kansas City
Missouri lawmakers act fast on citizen access to the ballot
...said Dan Viets, a leader of the marijuana legalization campaign and a successful 2018 campaign for medical marijuana. "It's an extremely important part of our system."

Several bills would make it easier...
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Missouri Independent   +5 other publications
Missouri realtors vow to fight GOP push to make it harder to amend state constitution
...passed through the General Assembly.

Using the initiative petition process, Missouri voters approved medical marijuana in 2018 and legalized all consumption of marijuana in 2022. A constitutional amendment...
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Chamber holds panel on marijuana in the workplace
...present him an award for his service on the organization's board of directors. Morrison, who is a councilman on the Farmington City Council, will remain on the chamber board in 2023, but not as a voting member....
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KTVI Fox 2   +3 other publications
Donor privacy law being used by Missouri agencies to conceal public records
...Missouri Independent is an affiliate of States Newsroom, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that discloses its donors.

State agencies raised concerns about the proposal as it was making its way through the legislative process....
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Columbia Missourian   +4 other publications
Senate Education Committee passes Parents' Bill of Rights
...to participate in the program, and the state would create a fund to help reimburse parents for transportation and other costs.


Koenig, the bill's sponsor, said SB 5 would allow students to avoid bullying...
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Associated Press   +5 other publications
Missouri lawmakers act fast on citizen access to the ballot
...said Dan Viets, a leader of the marijuana legalization campaign and a successful 2018 campaign for medical marijuana. "It’s an extremely important part of our system."

Several bills would make it easier...
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Lee's Summit Tribune
LSEDC Welcomes Teresa Evans As Interim Executive Director
January 21, 2023

The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council is pleased to announce the hiring of Teresa Evans as Interim Executive Director.

Evans brings over 19 years of experience in economic development...
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Boonville Daily News
Boonville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Award winners
...her many years of service. The recipient of this award is just as dedicated.

While serving on the Mayor’s Select Committee on Housing, she became interested in not only growing housing for the community...
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KBIA (NPR) Columbia
Parson believes his budget plan addresses fundamental Missouri needs
...widen Interstate 70 in three places and fully fund the state’s K-12 education formula and school transportation, as well as another round of raises for state employees.

St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Kellogg...
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Atchison County Mail
Atchison County Commission meetings
...file a certified copy with Debbie True, County Treasurer of Atchison County, Missouri, and the State Auditor of Missouri.

Presiding Commissioner Curtis Livengood reported that he had been contacted by Northwest...
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KQTV ABC 2 Saint Joseph
Governor approves $261 million for broadband infrastructure grant program
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) On Monday, Missouri governor Mike Parson announced that the Department of Economic Development has awarded $261 million through the ARPA Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program.

The...
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The Missouri Times
Former State Representative Lyndall Fraker to retire from State Government By Brady Hays on January 24, 2023
...Marshfield.

During his time in the House, he was elected to lead the unit in charge of the legalization of medical marijuana unit within the Department of Health and Senior Services, a large and challenging task...
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Kansas City Star
Missouri hearing kicks off bitter Capitol clash over transgender rights, school curriculum
...political beliefs. Schmitt in 2021 sued Springfield schools, alleging the district violated the Missouri Sunshine Law in responding to requests for materials Schmitt sought related to critical race theory.


The...
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SunTimesNews
Register today for disability rights Legislative Day on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at the Capitol
...part of the "WE the People" theme, the rally will feature speakers focused on issues including Transportation, Employment and the Caregiver Crisis. Participants are encouraged to meet with their legislators...
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SunTimesNews
Speaking of Priorities
...January and lays out his priorities for the coming year. The speech is carried live on the internet, state agency directors and members of the State Supreme Court are in the audience and there’s lots of clapping...
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Atchison County Mail
Rock Port Telephone Company receives ReConnect Grant
...field for rural communities to compete with larger, urban areas for business growth, expansion and economic development. The fiber network ensures that our rural area not only has ample bandwidth for today,...
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Atchison County Mail
Governor Mike Parson to kick off Great Northwest Day event
...reliable, affordable childcare, they are unable to work. Childcare is a fundamental Workforce and Economic Development issue.

• Housing: If rural areas are to retain and grow population, adequate workforce...
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Leftover issues aplenty expected in North Carolina session
...Wednesday should be chock full of familiar issues from 2022 — whether to approve Medicaid expansion, medical marijuana and sports gambling among them — for debate and votes during this year’s chief work period,...
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St​. Joseph News Press
Missouri News Headlines Tuesday, January 24th, 2023
...to help fund the state’s 988 Crisis Lifeline.


(Jefferson City, MO) -- The Missouri Department of Economic Development is requesting public feedback on draft guidelines for its Digital Demonstration Projects...
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Laclede County Record
City Council sets 2024 vote on non-medical marijuana ban
Green cannabis leaves on white background. Growing medical marijuana. Concept of herbal alternative medicine.


STEVE SMITH • SSMITH@LACLEDERECORD.COM
Lebanon voters will decide whether to ban non-medical...
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Branson Tri-Lakes News
Area’s new Congressman meets Branson area leaders
...southwest Missouri and he wants to eliminate them.

Burlison was added to three House committees: Transportation & Infrastructure, Oversight, and Education & Workforce. He said he was eager to get to work with...
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KZRG 1310 AM/102​.9 FM Joplin
Missouri announces $30 million in workforce training grants
...Photo/Jeff Roberson)


(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) - Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that the Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $30 million through the ARPA Workforce Training Grant Program. The...
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Phelps County Focus
Meghan Trainor and Kim Petras releasing Made You Look remix this week
...C-section in 2021 but says that she wrote her new single after facing her issues.

She explained to Billboard: "It was one of the last songs I wrote for the album. I knew I needed my self-confident banger that...
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Donor privacy law being used by Missouri agencies to conceal public records
... Independent is an affiliate of States Newsroom, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that discloses its donors.


State agencies raised concerns about the proposal as it was making its way through the legislative process....
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Houston Herald
Houston City Council OKs lighting project at airport
...for slots at Main Street and Grand Avenue.

•Heard Alderwoman Sheila Walker ask for a review by an economic development council committee to review forms for new businesses and utility hook ups.

•Decided...
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Missouri Bar
MoveMakers & NewsMakers for Jan. 24, 2023
...charges in front of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and defending alleged violations of collective bargaining agreements. He also has extensive experience in representing and advising employers in...
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KMLF-LD Channel 30​.1 Kearney
Sen. Slama calls for four-lanes between Plattsmouth and Kansas
...highlights the positive impact of her bill LB 212.


The bill would allocate funds to the Department of Transportation to construct a continuous four-lane highway from Plattsmouth to the Kansas border and paves all...
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Metro Voice
Widening Interstate 70 near Kansas City is part of Gov. Parson’s agenda for 2023
...and education, he proposed $117 million to fund the foundation formula, $233 million for school transportation needs, $32 million to expand the Career Ladder Program and continuing the program that raised...
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