State Sen. John Lamping has a number of ideas for improving state government operations. And one of those is tighter ethics rules on Missouri lawmakers and the people they work with in the Capitol.
A sometimes controversial low income housing tax credits (LIHTC) program has helped provide thousands of affordable housing units for low income Missourians, but still could be improved, State Auditor Tom Schweich said Monday.
Sex offender program needs more facilities
State mental health officials and the Office of Administration are moving forward with planning and design for the Fulton State Hospital, even as state lawmakers still debate how to pay for it.
Less than half of tax credits money pays for housing construction
Former vice president suing for discrimination
Lawyers for both sides told Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem last week they’re still moving forward on plans to go to trial Sept. 29, on Annette Digby’s claim she was forced out of Lincoln University because she’s Caucasian.
State Sen. Brian Nieves doesn’t think lawyers or the courts have the only right to determine whether a federal law is constitutional. He wants Missouri voters in November to change the state Constitution’s Bill of Rights.
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.
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.
U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey this week dismissed the Jefferson City Public School District and two of its high school administrators as defendants in a civil lawsuit filed last summer.
Missouri’s prosecuting attorneys and representatives of several victims’ advocate groups spent Tuesday afternoon visiting with Missouri senators — urging them to support the proposed rewrite of the state’s entire criminal code.