News 2019

KCPT Ruckus — Sep 26, 2019
Mike Shanin, Michele Watley, Dave Trabert, Annie Presley and Lisa Johnston discuss the recent COMBAT tax audit in Jackson County that has raised some concerns, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver's endorsement of Joe Biden and his stance on impeachment and the impact and accuracy of political polling information.

KCPT Ruckus — Aug 1, 2019
Mike Shanin, Jamekia Kendrix, Woody Cozad, Lisa Johnston and Alana Roethle discuss whether Democrats have a chance in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas without Kathleen Sebelius, advice for Quinton Lucas as KC's new mayor & the likelihood of impeachment proceedings for Trump.

KCPT Ruckus — May 16, 2019
Mike Shanin, Laura McConwell, Jason Grill, Lisa Johnston and Patrick Tuohey discuss who is contributing to Kansas City mayoral candidates and the impact of political fundraising, takeaways from the Kansas legislative session and the crowded field of Democrats in 2020 presidential race.

KCPT Ruckus — April 18, 2019
Mike Shanin, Mary Anne Murray Simons, Crosby Kemper III, Lisa Johnston and Steve Mirakian discuss some of the key issues in the city council races including affordable housing, crime and tax incentives, available Kansas City hotel space outpacing occupancy rates and the Mueller Report.

KCPT Ruckus — February 21, 2019
Mike Shanin, Lisa Johnston, Shawn Saving, Danedri Herbert and Woody Cozad follow up on the discussion with Sharice Davids, discuss the impact of endorsements in local elections and the rejection of Laura Kelly's plan to refinance the state's KPERS fund and its impact for her budget priorities.

KCPT Ruckus — January 24, 2019
Mike Shanin, Lisa Johnston, Gwen Grant, Steve Rose and Dave Trabert discuss Governor Kelly's proposed plans to amortize the state employee's retirement fund, expand Medicaid and adequately fund education, lingering KCI delays and nonpartisan elections in Johnson County.

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