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Missouri legalized weed. What’s next?

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…

Missouri votes to increase KC’s police budget despite local voters’ wishes

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…


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