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Administrative: Certificates of Convenience and Necessity-Statutory Authority-Validity of Rule

Kansas City Power & Light Company appealed an order of rulemaking issues by the Public Service Commission. The PSC adopted a new rule relating to certificates of convenience and necessity. On appeal, the company argued that the rule exceeded the ...

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Administrative: Permit Appeal-Timeliness

Where a property owner challenged the issuance of a permit to discharge water onto its property and the Administrative Hearing Commission dismissed its permit appeal as untimely, the judgment is reversed because the relevant statutes did not conflict and the ...

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Administrative: Light-Rail Project-Private Right of Action-Jurisdiction

Where a nonprofit group of residents challenged a district court order granting summary judgment to a regional transportation agency on a claim that the agency violated the National Environmental Policy Act, and the agency cross-appealed the court’s order denying its ...

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Administrative: Liquor License Application-Municipal Ordinance-Findings Of Fact

Where residents challenged the grant of liquor licenses to an establishment in their neighborhood, the judgment is reversed and remanded because the decision failed to include findings of fact on the issue of whether granting the application would be detrimental ...

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Administrative: Sales Tax Refund-New Vehicle Purchase

Where the administrative hearing commission found that car buyers were entitled to a sales tax refund resulting from credit for four vehicles sold within 180 days of purchasing a new vehicle, the judgment is reversed because the statute only allows ...

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Administrative: SSDI-Residual Functional Capacity-Sufficiency of Evidence

Plaintiff, who suffered from chronic pain and obesity, applied for SSDI. An Administrative Law Judge found that plaintiff suffered from six severe impairments but had residual functional capacity to perform light work with limitations. A vocational expert testified that jobs ...

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Administrative: SSDI-Erroneous Onset Date-“Subsidized” Earnings

Plaintiff applied for SSDI. The Social Security Administration mistakenly recorded plaintiff’s onset date and also learned that her earnings had been “subsidized.” Although it was recommended to move up plaintiff’s onset date to allow her to keep SSDI overpayments, an ...

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Administrative: Social Security Disability-Denial of Benefits-Residual Functional Capacity

Where a claimant challenged the denial of disability insurance benefits, the administrative law judge properly determined the residual functional capacity, and the judgment is affirmed because the credibility findings of the ALJ were entitled to deference since they were supported ...

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Administrative: Social Security Disability Insurance-Denial of Application

Petitioner appealed the denial of his application for disability insurance benefits. Where substantial record evidence supported the ALJ’s and district court’s determination that petitioner was not entitled to disability insurance benefits, the district court properly affirmed the denial of petitioner’s ...

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Administrative: Social Security Disability Benefits-Supplemental Security Income-Failure to Meet Listed Impairment

Petitioner appealed the district court’s judgment affirming the denial of petitioner’s application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income. Where substantial evidence supported the ALJ’s finding that petitioner’s impairments did not meet any listings and where petitioner’s post-hearing evidence ...

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Administrative: Real Estate Sales License-Denial Of Application-Probationary License

Where the Real Estate Commission challenged the Administrative Hearing Commission’s grant of a probationary license to an applicant for a Missouri real estate sales license, the trial court’s judgment reversing the decision is reversed because the grant of the probationary ...

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