With young Latino voters expected to play a critical role in determining the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, three Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to visit a conference in Kansas City today in hopes of courting potential supporters.
United Auto Workers contract negotiations that will affect the pay and benefits of tens of thousands of auto workers in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas kick off this week as the union begins meetings with General Motors Co., which operates an assembly plant in Wentzville, near St. Louis. Negotiations between the UAW and Ford Motor Co., which runs a plant in Claycomo, begin July 23.
As the taxi industry has resisted entry by ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft into the St. Louis market, some have portrayed local cab companies as slow to adopt the latest technology. Not so, the cab companies say.