Border War

Economic development
9:24 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Missouri House Passes 'Border War Cease-Fire' Bill

The Mo. House
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

The Missouri House has passed legislation aimed at declaring a "cease-fire" in the so-called economic "border war" between Missouri and Kansas.

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Border War
5:44 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Missouri Lawmakers Try To End 'Border War' Between Kansas And Missouri

Mo. House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, presents his "Border War" cease fire bill on Feb. 5, 2014.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Two bills that would each try to end the so-called "border war" among business interests in the Kansas City area were heard Wednesday by two Missouri legislative committees.

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Border War
10:13 am
Thu December 19, 2013

'Border War Cease Fire' Legislation Pre-Filed In Mo. Senate

Mo. State Sen. Ryan Silvey (R, Kansas City)
Mo. Senate

A Kansas City lawmaker is proposing legislation next year to address the so-called "Border War" between Missouri and Kansas over businesses weighing whether to relocate or stay put.

State Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, says his proposal would create a bilateral agreement between Kansas and Missouri, forbidding them from offering incentives to entice companies to move across the border to their opposite state.

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