Missouri's 911 service directors are stretched thin with smaller budgets and bigger workloads. Legislation that would increase funds failed in the Senate last year, but the directors are determined to try again.
The three candidates' plans include cutting spending and raising taxes.
Sen. Claire McCaskill held a news conference Monday afternoon outside the Boone County Courthouse and discussed an investigation into mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery.
It's a tough sell for a political candidate facing a skeptical electorate: "I'm here from Washington, and I'd like your vote." Yet candidates for state offices across the country — including one in Missouri — are trying to make it work.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been meeting with military forces in Afghanistan.
The oil well cap will stay closed despite evacuations from the Deepwater Horizon site during a tropical storm.
Air time has been reserved for 40 of the party's closest campaigns and to defend vulnerable incumbents, including House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton of Missouri.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee added 23 House districts where it has reserved time in media markets.
Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, the Democratic front-runner, challenged the winners of the Republican, Libertarian and Constitution party primaries to three general election debates.
With St. Louis as a strong contender for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, organizers of the city's bid are wasting no time making a push to secure volunteers.
The Democratic candidate for Boone County Presiding Commissioner is running against Scott Christianson in the Aug. 3 primary election. Check our complete coverage in the Voters Guide.
Todd Graves of Missouri was one of the nine prosecutors fired.
The Senate is poised to pass legislation today restoring jobless benefits for millions of people unable to find work in the frail economic recovery.
Scott Christianson, a Democrat, is running for Boone County presiding commissioner.
The tea party movement has exposed cracks in the Republican Party, but few analysts expect the movement to be victorious at the polls next month.
Three Missouri members of Congress facing election challenges have outraised their opponents.
A group backing a Missouri ballot measure on health care raised nearly $23,000 in less than two weeks.