The Federal Trade Commission has filed suit against two companies, asking a judge to stop as many as 1 billion random calls. Officials say the calls target consumers indiscriminately and misrepresent service agreements for car warranties.
Turbulent agricultural conditions in the Midwest contributed to the tightened farm credit, the agency said.
Efforts to create a community improvement district in downtown Columbia have slowed amid questions about where the boundaries for such a district would lie.
The plan could expand government-subsiodized health care for low-income Missourians who have trouble getting insurance.
Legislation on its way to Gov. Jay Nixon would allow inpectors from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct fire safety checks in addition to the Missouri fire marshal's office.
A lot of these companies are based in the St. Louis area. The St. Louis Better Business Bureau receives numerous complaints about the companies every month.
Health care industry groups are proposing a deal to Obama officials on Monday to offer nearly $2 trillion in cost reductions over 10 years in hopes of avoiding a government health plan that would directly compete with them, a source said.
Customers of Smash-N-Shatter can break shot glasses, plates or bring their own breakable items.
The Supreme Court upheld a ruling from last year that found a Missouri car dealership owed $82,000 in back taxes and interest for not paying Missouri's corporate income tax on vehicles sold to residents of other states.
Legislation requiring that cigarettes be self-extinguishing is headed to Gov. Jay Nixon.
Legislation passed by the Missouri House would require new owners of foreclosed properties to give current tenants 10 business days' warning before evicting them.
The bill would allow design and construction contracts to be rolled into one contract, possibly saving the state money.
The Missouri Supreme Court granted a retrial Tuesday in the case of a state trooper who died in his Ford Crown Victoria after it exploded in a crash.
The U.S. Labor Department gave Missouri more than $770,000 Tuesday as the final installment of a grant meant to help employees recently laid off by the auto industry. The grant, approved April 2008, amounts to just over $1.73 million.
The Decatur, Ill.-based company said its profit fell to $8 million, or a penny per share, in the three months ending March 31.
After filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday, Chrysler hopes to reemerge within 30 days. The car company has had a range of shoppers, some of whom are encouraged by President Barack Obama's pledge the government will back warranties issued by the company.
A survey found that more than half of 300 workplaces had plans for a pandemic.
The St. Louis North plant would close under the plan, but a company spokeswoman said employees would be offered jobs at another location.
$8.4 million has been collected by transportation districts through added sales tax over the past three years. But all the money doesn't go to road projects.