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Editor’s note: We have updated this story to reflect that St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones did not support Amendment 3. Missourians on Tuesday voted to legalize recreational marijuana use, create measures for equity in the state’s new distribution system and expunge some nonviolent marijuana offenses. By passing Amendment 3, they joined voters in Maryland to…
The Kansas City Police Department will see a budget increase in spite of Kansas City voters’ wishes, following a statewide vote on Constitutional Amendment 4 on Nov. 8. Within the Kansas City Election Board’s jurisdiction — the part of Kansas City located in Jackson County — 61% of voters opposed the amendment, with all precincts…
Some have raised suspicions about the security of the election process nationwide. In Missouri, election materials and the certification of the vote are constantly managed by a bipartisan team of election judges.
Using public records, we found how local governments spent millions in federal funds for COVID-19 relief
- How different priorities in Northland counties affected CARES Act spending
- For Jackson County, getting COVID relief money came with early problems
- Checking receipts: How the richest county in Kansas spent $124.3 million in CARES Act funds
- Tracking COVID relief spending in Wyandotte County: How $37.3 million was spent
- Here’s how Kansas City spent $32 million in CARES Act money