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McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons classified

Published May. 21 2018

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, of Missouri, on Saturday defended her vote against President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director but...

OA begins planning for Merit System changes

Published May. 20 2018

Many state employees received an email Friday from Sarah Steelman, Missouri's commissioner of Administration, noting the Legislature's passage of a...

DNR specialist lauded for work after tornado

Published May. 20 2018

For his work in helping start aid and relief efforts after a tornado in February, Department of Natural Resources Environmental...

National seat belt initiative on tap Monday

Published May. 20 2018

To kick off the 2018 summer travel season, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is spearheading Border to Border (B2B),...

Research: Missouri's black bear population is growing

Published May. 20 2018

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — An ongoing research project by the Missouri Department of Conservation has found the state's black bear population...

Area lawmakers pleased with outcome of session

Published May. 20 2018

Mid-Missouri lawmakers generally were pleased with the 2018 General Assembly, which ended its regular session Friday.

Area lawmakers bid farewell to Capitol posts

Published May. 19 2018

Rep. Jay Barnes has spent the past eight years representing Jefferson City in the General Assembly.

Missouri bill would toughen child marriage law

Published May. 18 2018

The Missouri Legislature has voted to prevent anyone younger than 16 from being married.

Lawmakers vote to send Harry Truman back to DC

Published May. 18 2018

Missouri lawmakers have voted to send a statue of Harry Truman to Washington for display in the U.S. Capitol.

Missouri passes bill on college tuition hikes

Published May. 18 2018

Missouri lawmakers have voted to give state colleges and universities more leeway to raise tuition.

Missouri lawmakers OK historic tax credit cut

Published May. 18 2018

Missouri lawmakers have passed a bill to cut available tax credits for renovating historic buildings.

Alternative religious group holds dedication in Capitol

Published May. 18 2018

A group of people who identified themselves only as Christians said they prayed for women involved in a Lilituan benediction...

Bill to end nursing home sex assaults passes unanimously

Published May. 18 2018

A bill that requires reporting of sex assaults in nursing homes and other similar facilities passed unanimously on the last...

Lawmakers vote to extend Medicaid for new moms

Published May. 18 2018

Missouri Lawmakers have voted to help new mothers struggling with addiction pay for treatment programs.

Missouri lawmakers pass corporate income tax cut

Published May. 18 2018

The Republican-led Missouri Legislature has passed a bill to cut the corporate income tax rate from 6.25 percent to 4...

Missouri lawmakers reject Lt. Gov. succession plan

Published May. 18 2018

The Missouri House of Representatives has rejected a measure that would have allowed a governor to appoint a lieutenant governor...

Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

Published May. 18 2018

Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat.

Missouri lawmakers vote to prevent ER coverage denials

Published May. 18 2018

The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill barring insurance companies from denying coverage to ER patients based on their final...

Missouri lawmakers pass big tax changes at end of session

Published May. 18 2018

Missouri's Republican-led Legislature approved tax cuts for both individuals and corporations and sent a gas-tax hike to voters, just hours...

Missouri bill on prevailing wage change passes

Published May. 18 2018

The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill to change the state's prevailing wage law.

Gas tax hike to go before Missouri voters

Published May. 18 2018

Missouri voters will get a chance to weigh in on a proposed fuel tax increase that would go to fund...

Cole County prosecutor won't file charges against Greitens

Published May. 18 2018

Cole County Prosecutor Mark Richardson announced Friday he will not file charges regarding information given to his office by the...

Bill offers concealed carry crime expungement

Published May. 18 2018

People convicted of carrying hidden firearms without a concealed carry permit would be eligible to have their records expunged under...