Bettie Johnson has served as Boone County's recorder of deeds since 1979. She announced Thursday that she would not run for re-election.
Lawmakers in the state proposed joining a compact last week to seek independence from the Affordable Care Act.
Most of Boone County's Democratic and Republican state legislators spoke with constituents during a forum at Harpo's.
Up to $20,000 in loan forgiveness is designed to keep top students at in-state universities and working in Missouri after graduation.
Two proposed joint resolutions would amend the Missouri constitution in an effort to protect hunters from outside interest groups.
Finley Gibbs will seek to fill the position held by Judge Larry Bryson for the past 28 years.
Gov. Jay Nixon outlines his plan to rebuild Fulton State Hospital, answering questions about the legality of using bonds to finance the construction.
While Missouri governor’s rallying cries brought Democratic representatives to their feet Tuesday night, Republicans said they pushed school funding in past sessions.
In its Oct. 21 session, the Columbia City Council denied CVS Pharmacy's proposal to rezone the southeast corner of Broadway and Providence Road for a new store. The company has signaled it will develop the land anyway.
This week Missouri legislators are debating Gov. Jay Nixon's proposal to offer tax incentives to Boeing in hopes of luring thousands of jobs to the state. Columbia legislators offer their take on the bill.
Retired Associated Press write Mike Cochran recalls being asked to be a pallbearer at Lee Harvey Oswald's funeral.
Fifty years later, the same army officers who, as teenage cadets, had guarded Kennedy's grave in November 1963, gathered again in Dublin to honor the former president.
Kendrick, a Columbia Democrat, said he will start his campaign in the coming weeks. He "gets our community," said Kelly, the 45th District incumbent.
State Rep. Chris Kelly has decided not to seek re-election in the Missouri House of Representatives.
The federal government shutdown has left some services in mid-Missouri at a standstill, but others appear relatively safe.
Chris Kelly said he is "thinking very seriously" about introducing a legalization and regulation bill to the Missouri House of Representatives in the 2014 legislative session, depending on whether the state's pro-legalization advocates tell him they feel ready to help campaign successfully for the bill if the legislature makes it a ballot issue.
Reps. Blaine Leutkemeyer and Vicky Hartzler and Sens. Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt haven't made final decisions on whether to support President Barack Obama's proposed military strike on Syria.
The Missouri Press Association said Thursday that if the General Assembly overrides the governor's veto of The Second Amendment Protection Act next week, it will file an injunction to stop its effects.
The legislation would make it a crime to enforce federal gun control laws. It was vetoed by Gov. Nixon and is expected to be brought up in next week's veto session.
After a controversial pick last year, Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones announced a new selection process in which Missourians have a louder voice. While Jones will nominate one inductee, the other two will be decided by the people of Missouri.