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Missouri senator files bill to stop investment in Russia

Published Jan. 19 2017

A Missouri senator says the state shouldn't be investing in Russia, and she has filed a bill to stop it.

Missouri Republicans push right to work bill forward

Published Jan. 19 2017

A bill prohibiting mandatory union fees in workplaces is moving to the Missouri Senate after winning House approval.

Missouri lawmakers urged to relax Real ID prohibition

Published Jan. 19 2017

Airport, trucking and business officials all are urging Missouri lawmakers to change state driver's license laws to comply with federal...

Greitens appoints new DNR head

Published Jan. 19 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens announced Wednesday that Carol Comer will head Missouri's Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Missouri, New Hampshire could become right-to-work states

Published Jan. 19 2017

Newly bolstered Republican majorities are moving quickly in several states to diminish the power of organized labor with new laws...

Missouri bills seek to address transgender restroom debate

Published Jan. 19 2017

Amid national debates about the access transgender people have to public facilities like restrooms, locker rooms and showers — in...

Greitens announces new DNR director

Published Jan. 18 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens announced Wednesday that Carol Comer will head Missouri's Department of Natural Resources.

Missouri House gives initial approval to right-to-work

Published Jan. 18 2017

Missouri's Republican-led House has pushed forward a proposal to make Missouri the 28th right-to-work state despite Democratic efforts to send...

Greitens: Missouri needs smaller state workforce

Published Jan. 18 2017

Missouri can provide better raises for state employees if there are fewer of them, Gov. Eric Greitens said during his...

Greitens focuses on job growth during State of the State

Published Jan. 18 2017

New Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens outlined plans to help grow jobs during his first State of the State address Tuesday,...

LU, State Tech assess withholding impacts

Published Jan. 18 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens' announcement of budget withholdings will cost Lincoln University more than $1.4 million and will impact State Technical...

Local women protest health care law changes

Published Jan. 16 2017

In spite of the drizzle and cold weather, a small group of women unhappy with Congress' plans to repeal the...

Rideshare regulations speed through Missouri House

Published Jan. 16 2017

Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft are hoping to expand services to Missouri customers under proposed statewide regulations for...

New Missouri Legislature includes 23 lawyers

Published Jan. 15 2017

Twenty-three — Missouri currently has the lowest number in its history of lawmakers who also are lawyers.

Election filing deadline nears

Published Jan. 13 2017

The local municipal election will be Tuesday, April 4. The final filing date for the candidates for school board and...

Skelton launches campaign for Jones' state House seat

Published Jan. 13 2017

Add Democrat Michela Skelton's name to the list of Mid-Missourians seeking to replace Caleb Jones in the state House of...

Missouri House budget leader calls for more cuts

Published Jan. 12 2017

Missouri's Republican House budget leader says without more cuts the state is expected to end the fiscal year about $40...

Lawmakers listen to salary, benefits report

Published Jan. 12 2017

State lawmakers on Wednesday heard the official report the state ordered that confirms what most state employees already knew —...

Counties able to get federal funds for drug monitoring

Published Jan. 11 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice says Missouri counties are now eligible to receive federal funds for prescription drug monitoring programs...

Right-to-work bill advances in Missouri House

Published Jan. 11 2017

A Missouri House panel has voted to advance a right-to-work bill to bar mandatory union fees.

Greitens names Erdmann to new state government role

Published Jan. 11 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced today that Drew Erdmann, a partner at McKinsey and Co., will become the state's Chief...

Missouri lawmakers seek to convert Medicaid to block grant

Published Jan. 11 2017

Some Republican lawmakers in Missouri are proposing to overhaul the state's Medicaid system without waiting for President-elect Donald Trump and...

Missouri State group to sing at Trump's inauguration

Published Jan. 11 2017

Missouri State University's Chorale has accepted an invitation to sing at the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump next week.