Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder is asking lawmakers to give him a daily expense allowance for working at the state Capitol.
Republican Jay Ashcroft announced his candidacy for secretary of state Thursday, setting up a GOP primary battle for the office that oversees Missouri’s elections and business registrations.
Missouri ballot measures would need to be finalized earlier if legislation passed by the Senate on Thursday is signed into law, potentially saving on reprinting ballots that last year cost the state nearly $700,000.
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander launched a Democratic challenge Thursday to U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, criticizing the Republican’s long political career and asserting “it’s time for a new generation of leaders” in Washington.
With the New Life Evangelistic Center shelter expected to close this spring, St. Louis officials are seeking to add more than 225 beds of year-round emergency overnight shelter for the homeless.
Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder wants more money for doing his job.
The city of Ferguson is attracting a large pool of applicants to police jobs, including minority candidates seeking the position left vacant by the resignation of Darren Wilson, the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, the mayor said.
A Ferguson resident is facing charges for allegedly looting two businesses on the November night of the announcement that a grand jury would not indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
A Missouri state board has approved the public sale of $38.5 million in bonds to pay to renovate a University of Missouri-Columbia hall.
Law enforcement groups urged Missouri lawmakers to restrict public access to videos from police body cameras Wednesday while citizen activists and media groups warned keeping the videos secret could erode the public’s trust.
The St. Joseph School District has handed out at least $25 million in unapproved stipends to administrators in the last eight years, according to a scathing audit listing 17 areas of concern that led to the district receiving the first “poor” ranking given to a Missouri school district since 2011.
The Missouri House is once again pushing forward with a Republican priority to require photo identification at the polls, after similar measures were stymied by the Senate or courts in recent years.
The Missouri Senate could vote today on a bill requiring the courts to speed up work on challenges to ballot issues.
Law enforcement groups say public access and retention of footage from police cameras should be limited to protect privacy and contain costs.
A Senate bill with many issues regarding ethics reform has passed the Missouri Senate and gone to the committee stage in the House, but may soon be ready for its third and final reading.
Attorney General Eric Holder says he expects the Justice Department to announce before he leaves office the result of separate federal investigations into the Ferguson, Missouri shooting.
A Missouri House panel endorsed additional emergency spending authority Tuesday to account for funds depleted by the Highway Patrol and National Guard responses in Ferguson and also authorized additional funding for other disaster relief.
A new round of negotiations to restore full diplomatic ties with Cuba will take place next week in Washington and a delegation of U.S. senators said Tuesday they were hopeful the two sides would reach a deal soon.
A Gates Bar-B-Q restaurant near the Truman Sports Complex in Kansas City has burned to the ground.
The Missouri Senate has approved legislation that would exempt new or expanding data centers from sales taxes.