A Potosi teacher recently told students “they were not allowed to have their Bibles out in the school,” state Rep. Elijah Haahr told Missouri senators Wednesday.
Bill focused on children in post-secondary school
State Children’s Division hearing officers tell Missouri lawmakers that about half their divorce case hearings involve child support payments for college students.
Assessor loses bid for control of funds
The Cole County Commission, not the assessor, controls how money in the Assessment Fund can be spent, a three-judge appeals court panel ruled Tuesday.
Gov. Jay Nixon promised Tuesday afternoon to veto a tax cut bill lawmakers sent him last week.
Bills should come up in next couple of weeks
After taking testimony on both bills Wednesday morning, a Missouri Senate panel last Thursday recommended the full Senate pass two proposed constitutional amendments to pay for transportation improvements around the state.
Missouri’s Public Service Commission has set the hearing schedules in two complaint cases filed Feb. 12 by Noranda Aluminum Inc. and a number of individual customers against Ameren Missouri, the state’s largest electricity provider.
Curators approve several changes, OK upgrades at buildings
Lincoln University students will pay more for room and board next year, curators voted Thursday.
LU presented 282 awards to students during the convocation, with some students winning several honors.
A state lawmaker thinks Ameren Missouri’s complaint about assessed property values will hurt schools and county governments.
Missouri Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Mike Kehoe expects his committee this morning will endorse two proposed constitutional amendments to improve state funding for transportation improvements.