The state courts already have ruled — Missouri government owes blind pension plan recipients money they should have been paid, but weren’t. The parties still need to resolve legal issues about making back payments.
Robinson will hold book signing today
A year ago, former Missouri Tourism director John Drake Robinson wrote that he had “found 32,314 stories on the road” as he traveled “along Missouri’s back roads (to) find interesting stories waiting to be discovered.”
Missourians soon may be asked if they want to change the state Constitution, to require changes in the way lawmakers and legislative candidates operate.
A new initiative petition wants to change the Missouri’s Constitution’s language on income tax collections.
Before he served as Missouri’s Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner from 1971-87, Arthur Mallory was the fifth — and youngest — president in the history of what then was called Southwest Missouri State College in Springfield.
Five top positions cut as cost-saving measure
Five top Lincoln University employees are losing their jobs, and a sixth is being reassigned, under a reorganization plan school officials first acknowledged on Nov. 26, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.
Fulton State Hospital opened in 1851, and is the nation’s oldest public mental health facility west of the Mississippi River.
Highway Patrol officers said snow caused two of five accidents Friday that sent five mid-Missourians to area hospitals. All were treated and released.
One petition approved for circulation
Missourians have until Dec. 19 to comment on 10 proposed initiative petitions submitted this week to Secretary of State Jason Kander’s office.
State Sen. Kurt Schaefer voted no.