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TWMP: Wendy Doyle and the Missouri Plan

TWMP: Wendy Doyle and the Missouri Plan

On a special episode of This Week in Missouri Politics celebrating Women’s History Month, host Scott Faughn welcomes Wendy Doyle, the president and CEO of the Women’s Foundation, to discuss the role of the foundation and how their work is advancing progress for women in the state. “Everything we focus on is economic development, not only looking

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TWMP: KC Mayor Sly James, right-to-work and more

This Week in Missouri Politics is back in Kansas City Sunday where we welcome a very special guest in Mayor Sly James. He and host Scott Faughn discuss the sense of optimism in the city and how it has become so successful in recent years. “We’ve been very very fortunate to have some good things

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Uber bill passes easily through House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Uber and Lyft are one step closer to having statewide regulations in Missouri. Rep. Kirk Mathews’ bill establishing a framework for transportation networking companies (TNCs) passed through the House Thursday 140-16 with massive bipartisan support. “I had no idea we would get 140 votes today,” Mathews said. “I think that’s a

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Kansas City Caucus selects Bondon, Rowland as co-chairs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The bipartisan and informal Kansas City Caucus elected new leadership Tuesday night. Rep. Jack Bondon will become the new Republican leader of the organization, and Rep. Rory Rowland will lead the Democrats to co-chair the group comprised of roughly 35 legislators from the region. Republican Rep. Kevin Corlew and Democrat Rep.

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This Week at the Missouri Supreme Court: Jan. 17, 2017

The Missouri Supreme Court offered hand downs in two cases this week. The first case, the City of Kansas City v. The Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners, made major headlines in Kansas City. The case dealt with a ballot proposal to raise the minimum wage in the city,  a proposal which was struck down

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Tesla license expires, awaits court decision on stay to re-open

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – New Year’s Eve marked a tough night in the Show Me State for the nation’s pre-eminent electric car company. Tesla’s license to sell cars in the state of Missouri expired Saturday, but the company hopes a court ruling expected Wednesday keeps its three Missouri venues open. Cole County Circuit Court Judge

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10 TWMP episodes to countdown the New Year

The time between Christmas and New Years is a strange lull for Missouri politicos where to-do lists seem impossible to complete, but time is randomly and unsatisfyingly available. To fill the lull in your holidays, we suggest watching ten of the most notable episodes of This Week in Missouri Politics since the show’s start two

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TWMP: Lt. Gov.-elect Parson and a Kansas City-filled panel

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics broadcasting from the Kansas City studio, host Scott Faughn talks with Lt. Gov.-elect Mike Parson about his ascension to the second highest office in the state, his plans to promote Missouri in the next four years, and his successful campaign against former Congressman Russ Carnahan. “Somebody

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Rob Carson: Missouri’s ‘Music Man’ of Political Satire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – His work has been featured on more than 150 stations, his comedy sketches have been aired on several radio shows across the U.S, and he now hosts a podcast as well as online lifestyle videos about cooking and home improvement. Yes, Rob Carson is a man of many talents, but what

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Election Night Watch Parties and other events

Tomorrow as the results roll-in, candidates and political organizations from across the state will be watching to see who comes out victorious. We’ve compiled a list of open invitation parties below. All start at roughly 7 p.m. unless otherwise listed. Jason Kander’s Election Night Event – Kansas City – Uptown Theater Jay Ashcroft and Eric Schmitt

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