Mon February 6, 2012
Top Of The Morning News: Monday, February 6, 2012
A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
- Risk Unavoidable—With Or Without NBAF
- Republican Primary Won't Decide Delegates in Missouri
- Brownback Could Be Called As A Witness
Risk Unavoidable—With Or Without NBAF
Kansas political leaders support a plan to bring the nation's premier agricultural disease laboratory to the Kansas State campus. But many people remain uneasy about bringing dangerous pathogens into the nation’s heartland — pathogens that could devastate the livestock industry and possibly harm humans as well. Learn more here.
Republican Primary Won't Decide Delegates in Missouri
Missouri voters will be able to head to polls Tuesday to pick a presidential candidate. In the case of Republican voters, those votes won’t count for anything official.
The Missouri GOP will allot delegates in caucuses in March. Under National party rules intended to prevent a crush of early primaries, the party would only get half of its delegates if they used the tomorrow’s primary. Find out more here.
Brownback Could Be Called As A Witness
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback could be called as a witness in an investigation into legislative dinners held at the governor's residence.
Some journalists and legislators have questioned if private dinners held at Cedar Crest violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act. That law requires government business be carried out in public. Read more here.