With Missouri apparently lagging behind in health insurance sign-ups, advocates are launching a concerted push this weekend to enroll people through a federally run insurance website before an impending deadline.
University of Missouri records show a master plan for an apartment complex where a firefighter recently died recommended in 2008 that the complex be demolished because of its poor condition.
A Missouri Department of Transportation worker has been honored for saving a woman from a burning home while he was plowing snow last month.
Republicans will work to revive abortion legislation in the Senate after the bill, which would triple the mandatory waiting period for the procedure, faltered Wednesday evening, its Senate sponsor said.
Ron Richard appears to be frustrated. After the state Senate spent about four hours Wednesday night discussing a bill about abortions — without taking any votes — the Senate’s floor leader said Thursday he’s thinking about using the “previous question” motion to force a vote.
Missouri cancer patients who rely on oral chemotherapy pills could see lower costs under legislation sent to the governor’s desk Thursday.
A recent study by the Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association found that Missouri Medicaid recipients who choose end-of-life hospice care have lower Medicaid costs than those who don’t.
After 18 years of searching for his family history, a Missouri man has found his half brother living just 80 miles away.
Five other states are joining Missouri's fight against a California egg law regulating the living conditions of chickens.
The Missouri House has approved a mid-year spending bill that includes money for a financially troubled school district.
Legislation creating special tax breaks for businesses that relocate to Missouri has been put on hold in the state House.
A Missouri Senate panel has endorsed legislation that would change how the state sentences juveniles convicted of first-degree murder.
Senator urges ‘letter grades’ for school district report cards
Many students know the letters: A means you’re a good student; B means you’re pretty good; C means you’re average; D means you’re in trouble. And F means you’re failing the class.
Pre-kindergarten efforts can carry big return on investment
Proponents of early childhood education pushed lawmakers to expand state funding for pre-K programs at hearings in both chambers over the past week, and provisional and unaccredited districts could see additional pre-K money this budget cycle.
Lab-coat clad physicians rallied at the Missouri Capitol while lawmakers endorsed a measure Wednesday seeking to reinstate limits on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits.
A state funding increase for public schools would be partly dependent upon a strong economy under a new spending plan outlined Wednesday by the top budget writer in the Missouri House.
A new plan making potential income tax cuts contingent upon a variety of factors, including school funding, faced criticism Wednesday from both Republicans and Democrats as the Senate struggled to reach consensus on what GOP leaders have labeled as a top priority.
The Missouri House has approved legislation that seeks to reinstate limits on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits.
Missouri senators are considering a new tax-cut plan that includes safeguards for public school funding sought by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced a trade agreement Wednesday with the Canadian province of Quebec that he said is worth $3.2 billion.