Ruckus on KCPT

OCTOBER 12, 2017

Mike Shanin interviews Kansas Policy Institute's Dave Trabert about school finance in Kansas. Jamekia Kendrix, Jon Stephens, Patrick Tuohey and Annie Presley discuss the continuing battle over the school finance formula in Kansas, the potential for moving Kauffman Stadium downtown and the intractable debate over gun policy in America.


Ruckus on KCPT

APRIL 13, 2017

Mike Shanin interviews John Gibson, Chair of the Kansas Democratic Party, about the party's prognosis and priorities. Jason Grill, Jamekia Kendrix, Steve Mirakian and Annie Presley discuss the lingering budget problems in Kansas and the latest short term fix, the winners and losers in last week's KCMO election, the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and the missile strike in Syria.


Ruckus on KCPT

February 16, 2017

Mike Shanin interviews Todd Graves, Chair of the Missouri GOP, about the party's top priorities in the state. Then Mike Sanders, Gwen Grant, Ron Freeman and Danedri Herbert discuss the future of the Democratic Party both locally and nationally, the challenges facing Republicans in Kansas and the battle over federal funding for sanctuary cities that provide safe harbor for undocumented immigrants.


Ruckus on KCPT

November 17, 2016

Food for Thought Fight: Annie Presley, Jason Grill, Mike Sanders and Crosby Kemper III discuss the future of the Democratic Party, the budget shortfall in Kansas and the recent protests across the country in the wake of Donald Trump being elected president. 


Ruckus on KCPT

September 22, 2016

Mike Shanin interviews light rail activist Clay Chastain about his light rail plan which will be on the ballot in November's election. Then Annie Presley, Patrick Tuohey, Jamekia Kendrix and Jason Grill discuss Chastain's light rail plan, extending the streetcar line, parking issues in the River Market, the NY Times response to the override of the Missouri gun bill veto and next week's presidential debate.


Ruckus on KCPT

May 26, 2016

Mike Shanin interviews Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach about school finance, KS GOP and his political future. Annie Presley, Jim Heeter, Terry Riley and Crosby Kemper III discuss the potential for streetcar expansion in the near future, the controversy surrounding the Lee's Summit school superintendent and the possibility for Libertarians having an impact on this year's presidential race.