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Missouri proposes new protections for domestic abuse victims

Published Apr. 26 2017

Missouri lawmakers are pushing legislation that would make it harder for judges to require domestic violence victims to disclose confidential...

Missouri Senate votes to up funding for public K-12 schools

Published Apr. 25 2017

Missouri public K-12 schools appear set to get roughly $48 million more in basic aid next fiscal year.

Greitens chooses Jackson County judge for Supreme Court vacancy

Published Apr. 25 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed Jackson County Circuit Judge W. Brent Powell of Kansas City as the newest judge on...

Missouri bill would raise adult crimes age

Published Apr. 25 2017

An advocacy group is pushing a bill that would increase the age of people tried in court as adults to...

Border wall, health care jeopardize bill days before shutdown

Published Apr. 25 2017

Partisan disputes over health care and President Donald Trump's border wall threw must-pass spending legislation into jeopardy Monday days ahead...

Lincoln University, State Tech still looking for core cuts

Published Apr. 25 2017

In just 11 days, Missouri lawmakers must pass a budget for the state business year that begins July 1.

Uber operating in Jefferson City

Published Apr. 25 2017

Uber began operating in Jefferson City at noon Monday, about a half-hour after Gov. Eric Greitens signed legislation regulating ride-hailing...

Greitens signs statewide regulations for Uber, Lyft

Published Apr. 24 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has signed into law statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies including Uber and Lyft.

Greitens' social media use draws praise, criticism

Published Apr. 23 2017

During his first 100 days in office, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has trained with firefighters and police, announced a parental...

Right to work marks new Missouri governor's first 100 days

Published Apr. 23 2017

Missouri's new Republican Gov. Eric Greitens in his first 100 days in office has made good on a top campaign...

Gov. Greitens' nonprofit attacks fellow Republican lawmaker

Published Apr. 21 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens' nonprofit is running digital ads attacking a fellow Republican who's slammed the governor's use of campaign donations...

Missouri House defeats trucking bypass proposal

Published Apr. 20 2017

The Missouri House has struck down a proposal that supporters say would have enabled more companies to offer truck weigh...

Plan to end tax break for Missouri seniors, disabled stalls

Published Apr. 20 2017

Missouri Senate budgeters are moving forward as if a plan to eliminate a tax break for low-income seniors and disabled...

Missouri House passes changes to student transfer policy

Published Apr. 18 2017

The Missouri House has passed a plan to change laws on students transferring from failing schools.

Missouri attorney general: Church lawsuit should proceed

Published Apr. 18 2017

The Missouri Attorney General's Office and a Columbia church say that a U.S. Supreme Court case over who qualifies for...

Nixon details time in office

Published Apr. 16 2017

Former Gov. Jay Nixon said his eight years in office focused on "Building a Stronger Missouri." And that's the title...

Tax Day demonstrators demand that Trump release tax returns

Published Apr. 15 2017

Thousands of chanting, sign-carrying protesters took to the streets in cities across the nation Saturday, demanding that President Donald Trump...

Russia reset redux? Trump tries where predecessors failed

Published Apr. 14 2017

It's a familiar refrain: A new American president seeks improved relations with Russia. And like his predecessors, Donald Trump is...

Senate advances new St. Louis Zoo tax rules

Published Apr. 13 2017

The Missouri Senate has given initial approval to a bill creating new rules for sales tax increases to fund the...

Missouri lawmakers pass statewide rules for Uber, Lyft

Published Apr. 13 2017

Missouri lawmakers have passed statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, which could mean services expand throughout...

Bannon in peril? Trump's criticism worries his populist base

Published Apr. 13 2017

President Donald Trump has declared: "I am my own strategist." That would seem to bode poorly for his actual strategist,...

Missouri budgeters plan for reboot, expansion of Amber Alert

Published Apr. 12 2017

Missouri House and Senate budgeters want to spend $100,000 on the state's Amber Alert system.

Missouri House strikes down proposed gas tax hike

Published Apr. 12 2017

The Missouri House has defeated a proposal to raise gas taxes by nearly 6 cents per gallon to fund improvements...