The Missouri House has recently passed HB1307 and HB1313 that would take the already 24-hour mandatory waiting period for a woman seeking an abortion and triple it to a 72-hour waiting period.
A proposal now being considered in the Missouri Senate invites chaos.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is recommending the addition of $3.5 million to a mid-year spending measure for fuel and utility assistance for low-income residents.
Missouri retailers could start selling beer by the bottle under legislation given initial approval in the state Senate.
The Missouri House has endorsed legislation that would implement performance-based funding for public universities and community colleges.
An attorney for a man whose conviction in a Missouri sports editor's slaying was overturned has filed a civil rights lawsuit seeking $100 million.
A woman who was the victim of an infamous kidnapping in Utah will visit Columbia on Friday to speak at the University of Missouri.
State employees enrolled in the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan (MCHCP) will have access to a convenient health-care clinic located on the fourth floor of the Truman Building, beginning March 17.
A sometimes controversial low income housing tax credits (LIHTC) program has helped provide thousands of affordable housing units for low income Missourians, but still could be improved, State Auditor Tom Schweich said Monday.
Last call for Mortimer Kegley’s
A downtown staple is closing after 34 years of serving drinks and cheap eats.
Sex offender program needs more facilities
State mental health officials and the Office of Administration are moving forward with planning and design for the Fulton State Hospital, even as state lawmakers still debate how to pay for it.
As a House committee began work on a Medicaid reform bill raising eligibility requirements to win significant federal funds, legal experts said tying eligibility to a work requirement would not pass muster with federal officials.
Deficit will jump to $1.4M
Employees of the Jefferson City Public Schools can look forward to another bump in pay next year.
A House bill would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana in the state of Missouri.
Missouri farmers will get a larger property tax bill next year under a plan state lawmakers are allowing to take effect.
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a “good soldier defense” to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
The Lincoln softball team managed just seven hits in 12 innings of play while dropping both halves of a doubleheader Monday at Central Oklahoma.
Erin Alewine of Central Missouri has been named the Central Region Field Athlete of the Year.
Kentucky’s group of heralded freshmen are no longer among the nation’s elite. The young Wildcats, who began the year the top-ranked team in the nation amid a buzz of possibly even going unbeaten, have fallen out of the Top 25.