News 2018

KCPT Ruckus — November 15, 2018
Mike Shanin, Lisa Johnston, Jim Heeter, Patrick Tuohey and Steve Mirakian discuss the challenges that Governor-elect Laura Kelly will face with a conservative GOP legislature, the future of the Missouri Democratic Party and the rising price tag for a new KCI.

KCPT Ruckus — October 4, 2018
Mike Shanin, Lisa Johnston, Annie Presley, Ron Freeman and Patrick McInerney discuss Jason Kander's exit from the KCMO Mayor's race to get treatment for PTSD, Steve Rose's endorsement of Sharice Davids, the Democrat in the Kansas 3rd District race, and the Kavanaugh investigation.

KCPT Ruckus — August 30, 2018
Mike Shanin, Lisa Johnston, Laura McConwell, Jon Stephens and Crosby Kemper III discuss the Kansas gubernatorial and 3rd District races, the decision to postpone a vote on Sly James' Pre-K tax plan and his other agenda items before his term ends and the consequences of voter apathy.

KCPT Ruckus — July 19, 2018
Mike Shanin, Jon Stephens, Ron Freeman, Lisa Johnston and Patrick Tuohey discuss the gubernatorial candidate frontrunners in the upcoming Kansas primaries, the crowded race to become the next Kansas City mayor and validation of CFRG's concerns about the new KCI terminal.

KCPT Ruckus — June 21, 2018
Mike Shanin, Lisa Johnston, Steve Mirakian, Jon Stephens and Patrick Tuohey discuss the implications of announced delays for the new KCI terminal, the push for a sales tax for pre-K in KCMO & the recent Inspector General's report.

KCPT Ruckus — April 26, 2018
Mike Shanin, Terry Riley, Lisa Johnston, Laura McConwell and Steve Rose discuss the latest details in the Eric Greitens saga including a new felony charge, the Kansas school finance bill and correcting the $80 million error and the mounting problems in Jackson County government.

KCPT Ruckus — February 22, 2018
Mike Shanin, Ron Freeman, Lisa Johnston, Jason Grill & Steve Rose discuss whether Jeff Colyer or Kris Kobach is the front runner for the GOP nomination in the KS governor's race, Trump's proposed military parade and Josh Hawley's suggestion that MO should host the parade & the gun control debate.

KCPT Ruckus — January 25, 2018
Mike Shanin, Patrick McInerney, Lisa Johnston, Annie Presley and Steve Mirakian discuss the future for Gov. Eric Greitens in wake of blackmail allegations, Sam Brownback's ambassadorship confirmation, the council's action on the streetcar expansion measure and the government shutdown.

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