Kansas City Call to Action

Earlier this year, Ordinance 240434 Version 1 was referred to the KC City Council, aiming to amend certain sections of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC 2021) / KCMO Energy Code.  Ordinance 240434 Version 1: Version 2 of Ordinance 240434 states that this compliance path would align with strategies B-2 (improve the efficiency, affordability, and durability of homes)…

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Kansas City Call to Action

Make no mistake, SJR 74 is bad for democracy even without the “candy”

What Happened? After the Senate Democrats filibustered starting evening of Monday, February 19 through the night and into Tuesday, February 20, the Senate Republicans stripped provisions from SJR 74 deemed by critics as “ballot candy” that the GOP legislators hoped would get Democrats to support the bill. Senate Democrats filibustered for twenty hours, making clear…

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Make no mistake, SJR 74 is bad for democracy even without the “candy”

US Government Accountability Office Report on St. Louis Radioactive Sites

At the request of Missouri Congresswoman Cori Bush and House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) initiated an investigation of the United States Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The GAO released those findings in mid-October after a years-long investigation. For…

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US Government Accountability Office Report on St. Louis Radioactive Sites

2024 Farm Bill Action Page

MCE’s campaign work for the 2023 Farm Bill is underway! Together with our partners in the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, we are working to ensure the next Farm Bill supports our farmers, our health, and our environment. Marker bills have been introduced – these are what we describe as “draft pages” of the final Farm…

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