The Missouri Secretary of State has signed off on the language of a ballot proposal a research group that examines how abortion affects women is supporting. The Elliot Institute, based in Illinois, is behind the effort and now must gather the signatures of 90,000 state residents in order to get it on the November 2008 ballot.
Fairway has successfully defended itself against a lawsuit filed by three residents.
The residents — Mike McAlister, Klaus Ulrich and James Kernell — filed the suit last year after the city declined to adopt or put on the ballot two ordinances that would have restricted where Fairway could build a new city hall and allow commercial development.
An anti-abortion organization from Illinois is proposing a ballot measure in Missouri that would greatly increase the steps doctors would have to take before performing abortions and subject them to lawsuits from women who regret having the procedure.
The Blue Springs School District is expanding its agricultural science program by adding a $200,000 greenhouse where students can get hands-on experience.
The city Planning Commission on Monday approved a site plan for a 30-foot by 60-foot greenhouse at the Freshman Center, 2103 Vesper St.
The Carthage Fire Protection District would be expanded to include the northern half of Carytown, if voters there approve a proposal on Tuesday’s election ballot.
Kansas City voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to continue a tax that many city leaders consider crucial to improving neighborhood infrastructure.