The Missouri House has already passed a state budget, and a Senate committee is reviewing the bills to see what changes, if any, the Senate wants to make — before conference committee members negotiate a compromise version to send to the governor.
Individual advocacy still can be effective
You may be just one person — as opposed to a Fortune 500 company with a fleet of high-powered lobbyists — but don’t assume that your voice won’t be heard if you go to Missouri's Capitol.
Jeanette Mott Oxford had to re-send a news release — because the first one she sent identified her as with the Missouri Association for Social Welfare. But the group this year changed its name to “Empower Missouri,” which the rest of the release included.
A municipal judge in suburban St. Louis has resigned after it was reported that he was on probation for his conduct as a private attorney and had unpaid taxes.
A suspended elementary teacher and part-time wrestling coach in a Cass County school district has been indicted on a charge of having sex with a high school student.
A northwest Missouri man has been charged in the death of a 10-month-old boy.
Missouri gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway resumed her campaign Friday after taking a month-long hiatus because of the suicide of Republican rival Tom Schweich, and she pledged her consultants would no longer be involved in the type of negative attacks that had targeted Schweich.
Michael Barrett, of Columbia, will be Missouri’s next state public defender, Doug Copeland, Public Defender Commission chairman, announced Friday.
Several churches in Missouri have received threatening letters after the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted to approve same-sex marriage.
Prosecutors say a white St. Louis-area man was driven by racism when he allegedly punched former Cardinals outfielder Curt Ford.
The Columbia College Board of Trustees will vote in April on a proposal to split the college into separate schools.
Three Missouri police agencies will restrict their use of tear gas and other chemical agents on crowds as part of a lawsuit settlement with six Ferguson protesters, according to court documents released Thursday.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 10-year-old boy died when a sports utility vehicle hit an Amish horse-drawn carriage in northwest Missouri.
Vogel, 60, is undergoing chemotherapy and has 'confidence' in his doctors
Legislation that would impose new requirements for expert testimony in Missouri court cases has run into opposition from two Republican senators who are lawyers and running for statewide office.
Police in the St. Louis County town of University City are investigating after the body of a woman was found in an office complex building.
Authorities in eastern Missouri’s Warren County west of St. Louis have exhumed the remains of a headless, handless man in hopes of identifying him 28 years after his body was found.
A Springfield woman could get a 10-year prison sentencing for threatening boys who rang her doorbell and ran away.
Along a short stretch of winding road through a non-descript apartment complex, two memorials of stuffed animals mark the spots where young men died.
The man accused of shooting two police officers during a demonstration in Ferguson this month had nothing to do with the incident, his attorney said Wednesday, adding police should be searching for the real shooter.