News ― 2015
KCPT Ruckus — November 19, 2015
Mike Shanin, Terry Riley, Lisa Johnston, Jon Stephens and Crosby Kemper III discuss potential litigation resulting from the council decision regarding the hotel petition, the future of KCI and the effectiveness of presidential debates.
KCPT Ruckus — October 8, 2015
Mike Shanin, Steve Rose, Gwen Grant, Lisa Johnston and Patrick Tuohey discuss the future of the Country Club Plaza which recently went up for sale, the struggles of Kansas Democrats and the GOP candidates vying for the presidency.
KCPT Ruckus — September 17, 2015
Mike Shanin, Jon Stephens, Lisa Johnston, Gwen Grant and Woody Cozad discuss the implications of the Shriners choosing Kansas City for their national convention in 2020, the ACLU case in Kansas involving Secretary of State Kris Kobach's two-tiered election system which aims to eliminate voter fraud and the winners and losers of the latest GOP presidential candidate debate.
The Kansas City Star — July 26, 2015
As I See It: Lisa Johnston: A lesson in characters, candidates and favorability (PDF)
Why do people like The Terminator and Darth Vader better than our actual Presidential candidates?
KCPT Ruckus — July 23, 2015
Mike Shanin, Steve Mirakian, Lisa Johnston, Gwen Grant and Jon Stephens discuss the ongoing debate about the new downtown convention hotel, the consequences of the minimum wage ordinance and the continuing struggles of the 18th & Vine Jazz District.
KCPT Ruckus — May 14, 2015
Mike Shanin, Lisa Johnston, Steve Glorioso, Darla Jaye and Ron Freeman discuss plans for a $300 million downtown hotel and convention center, potential for a bi-state sales tax to support arts and civil rights leaders joining push to raise minimum wage.
KCPT Ruckus — April 2, 2015
Mike Shanin, Gwen Grant, Jon Stephens, Lisa Johnston and Steve Mirakian discuss the controversial campaign tactics of Jeff Roe, the ongoing battle over education funding in Kansas and Visit KC's report on tourism in Kansas City in 2014.
KCPT Ruckus — January 15, 2015
Mike Shanin, Woody Cozad, Lisa Johnston, Gwen Grant and Marcus Leach discuss Claire McCaskill's announcement that she won't run for governor, Mitt Romney's plans for the 2016 Presidential race and the future of commuter rail and KCI.