Former Republican U.S. Sen. Kit Bond is taking a novel approach while lobbying skeptical GOP lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage for the working poor.
Missouri House Republicans are trying again to enact legislation that would require voters to show photo identification before casting ballots, and they’re hoping the courts or the Democratic governor don’t stand in the way this time.
State senators heard two bills to limit campaign contributions and lobbyist expenditures at a hearing of the Senate Rules and Ethics Committee on Tuesday.
The court-ordered solution in three separate federal cases involving inmates’ marriage licenses could become part of Missouri law, under bills introduced in the Legislature this year.
Nearly 40 years have passed since the national political spotlight last shone on this city, when Ronald Reagan tried unsuccessfully to oust President Gerald Ford at a contested Republican National Convention.
A top St. Louis County prosecutor has resigned after his messages to a private paralegal surfaced in a federal bribery investigation.
A Missouri inmate was executed early Wednesday for abducting, raping and killing a Kansas City teenager as she waited for her school bus in 1989, marking the state's fourth lethal injection in as many months.
Missouri voters would be required to show photo identification before casting ballots under legislation endorsed by the Missouri House.
Missouri congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer is urging the federal Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider newly proposed regulations for wood-burning stoves.
A Missouri House panel has endorsed legislation that would move the state's presidential primary to March 15.
Plan for 5 years of $47M payments could save $120M over Nixon proposal
House lawmakers revealed Monday an alternative bonding proposal to fund a new Fulton State Hospital (FSH) that when compared to Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposal, reduces the length of bonding by 20 years, and saves Missouri taxpayers nearly $120 million.
Because the U.S. Supreme Court last year said it’s unconstitutional to sentence juveniles convicted of murder to life in prison without parole, Missouri lawmakers are looking at changing existing state law.
People who commit some voter fraud would face stiffer penalties under state Sen. Scott Sifton’s proposed law.
A pilot program at the St. Louis courthouse is using facial recognition technology to screen for possible threats from aggrieved citizens.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away -- at least that's what the backers of a Missouri bill to reimburse healthy food purchases are hoping.
A federal proposal to clean up the smoke wafting from wood-burning stoves has sparked a backlash from some rural residents, lawmakers and manufacturers who fear it could close the damper on one of the oldest ways of warming homes on cold winter days.
Students at Marian Middle School in St. Louis don’t get the usual school lunch of chicken fingers, pizza or fries, thanks to a program operated by Saint Louis University.
A southwest Missouri community turned out by the thousands Saturday night to pay homage to a 10-year-old girl whose life abruptly ended last week at the hands of a man who police say abducted her from her quiet Springfield neighborhood in broad daylight.
Legislative plan expected to have shorter timeline, lower interest costs
House Budget Chairman Rick Stream plans to unveil Monday an alternative funding proposal to rebuild Fulton State Hospital (FSH), which he says will protect taxpayers and finish the project on a similar timeline as Gov. Jay Nixon’s bonding proposal.
While treating highways during a winter storm, MoDOT worker David Winship found himself in a unique position to do a little more than usual to help a motorist in need.