KCUR Morning News 3-12-09
By Maria Carter
Kansas City, MO – Kansas City council members will advance a budget to meet an expected $85 million shortfall, but it is unlikely that it will be the final version.
A Kansas lawmaker is planning a hearing on a state agency's decision to provide additional funding to an organization that serves the developmentally disabled, but there's controversy about who is on the group's board.
A bill repealing Kansas's death penalty law is scheduled for debate in the Senate.
Texting while driving would be illegal in Missouri, under a bill endorsed by the State Senate.
Missouri Senators unveil a plan to create new incentives for businesses an reign in tax credits.