KCUR Morning News 4-14-10
By Maria Carter
Kansas City, MO – Kansas City Kansas voters approved a three-eighths-cent sales tax at the polls.
The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to a bill designed to shrink the size and cost of state government.
Missouri senators have given preliminary approval to legislation designed to shrink the state's prison population by about 2,000 people over two years.
Some members of the Missouri House say it should be harder to change the state Constitution.
Missouri's State Capitol was the site of a tea party rally.
Topeka school officials are holding public meetings this month at every school in the district.
Federal grants will be used to improve 18 trails around Missouri.