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Special elections set for vacant Missouri House seats

Published Apr. 23 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is setting special elections to fill two vacant state House seats.

Some black lawmakers concerned about Clean Missouri

Published Apr. 22 2019

Republicans pushing a repeal of Missouri's new redistricting process are finding unusual allies in some black Democrats in the Legislature,...

House speaker: Discipline done for Rep. Rocky Miller over rumor

Published Apr. 19 2019

Missouri's House speaker says he doesn't plan on taking further action to discipline state Rep. Rocky Miller, who was investigated...

Trump tried to choke Russia probe, oust Mueller, report says

Published Apr. 18 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of...

Missouri House backs landowners fighting wind energy line

Published Apr. 18 2019

The Missouri House of Representatives has passed legislation that could block the developers of one of the nation's largest wind...

Missouri House votes to undo law on attorney general's home

Published Apr. 18 2019

The Missouri House of Representatives has voted to strip residency requirements for the state's attorney general.

Army Corps takes heat in wake of Missouri River flooding

Published Apr. 18 2019

The federal agency that manages dams along the Missouri River received stern criticism from several U.S. senators Wednesday during a...

Missouri bill on college rape stalls in Senate

Published Apr. 18 2019

A bill to change how Missouri colleges and universities handle complaints of sexual assault and harassment hit a roadblock in...

Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst testifies about flooding at U.S. Senate hearing

Published Apr. 18 2019

With flooding already an expensive problem in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska, the U.S. Senate's Committee on Environment and Public...

Bid to reduce penalties for pot possession fails in Missouri

Published Apr. 17 2019

An attempt to abolish jail time for possessing small amounts of marijuana has failed in the Missouri House.

State House votes to force sale of southern Missouri park

Published Apr. 17 2019

Missouri would be forced to sell a planned state park on the Eleven Point River in the southern part of...

Missouri House backs filing fees for initiative petitions

Published Apr. 17 2019

Sponsors of initiative petitions would have to pay a fee to the state under legislation endorsed by the Missouri House...

Missouri legislature debates whether to make private schools exempt from minimum wage increase

Published Apr. 17 2019

A state representative wants to exempt private schools from minimum wage increases, in an effort to spare private schools from...

Missouri bill would undo law on where attorney general lives

Published Apr. 16 2019

Missouri lawmakers are trying to strip residency requirements for the state's attorney general.

Missouri House seeks to erect barrier to wind power line

Published Apr. 16 2019

The Missouri House has given initial approval to legislation that would block developers of a high-voltage power line from using...

Missouri Supreme Court upholds appointment of Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe

Published Apr. 16 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld Gov. Mike Parson's appointment of Mike Kehoe as lieutenant governor.

Indictment claims charity money went to Missouri politicians

Published Apr. 12 2019

Three former Republican Missouri lawmakers confirmed Friday to The Associated Press that they had participated in fundraisers and received campaign...

Missouri Senate reaches compromise on bridge funding

Published Apr. 11 2019

Missouri senators have reached a deal on how to pay to fix 250 bridges across the state.

Missouri bill would bar discrimination for not vaccinating

Published Apr. 8 2019

Missouri lawmakers are considering enacting a ban on discrimination against unvaccinated children.