Kansas Court Strikes Down Gerrymandered Congressional Map 
Kansas Court Strikes Down Gerrymandered Congressional Map 
2022-04-25 19:41:00
by Dan McCue

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Kansas judge on Monday tossed out a congressional district map drawn by the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature, holding that it was an unlawful partisan gerrymander aimed at diluting the power of Black and Hispanic voters in... Read More

Kansas Voters, Nonprofit Ask Court to Toss Congressional Map
2022-02-14 20:27:36
by Dan McCue

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A lawsuit filed by Kansas City voters and the nonprofit Loud Light claims a newly drawn congressional district map must be thrown out because it unlawfully dilutes the vote of Black and Hispanic voters in and... Read More

After Blank Front Page, Newspaper Learns It's Appreciated

NEW YORK (AP) — Stories are back on the cover of Kansas City's Northeast News this week after the newspaper intentionally printed a blank front page of its previous edition to show community members what they'd miss if the newspaper... Read More

Corporate Pro Bono Initiatives Deliver Legal Aid to Those Who Need It Most
2020-10-27 13:13:56
by Sean Trambley

When Gwen Boyd-Willis was released from a Georgia women’s prison after a four-month sentence for fraudulently using an ATM card left in a machine, she faced new barriers to gaining employment and becoming a productive member of society. Candid with... Read More

Mayors Urge Congress to Block Deployment of Federal Troops to Cities
2020-07-28 16:20:00
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Democratic mayors of six U.S. cities have sent a letter to congressional leaders, asking Congress to take steps to bar the federal government from deploying federal agents to municipalities that don’t want them. The letter, sent Monday,... Read More

State News
City Moves Toward Ban on Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Kansas City took a step Wednesday toward becoming the second city in Missouri to ban conversion therapy for minors following more than an hour of emotional testimony from a packed room of LGBTQ residents and advocates. Conversion therapy,... Read More

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