Though Missouri does not currently impose transfer taxes, Amendment 3 would prohibit any future taxes on real estate transactions from being implemented.
St. Louis and Kansas City currently levy 1 percent taxes on income and business revenues and, if passed, the proposition would subject those taxes to a vote in 2011 and every five years thereafter.
Mid-size and neighborhood park improvements is on the list of projects promised to be completed if city voters approve Proposition 1.
From President Bill Clinton is scheduled to be a special guest at Rep. Ike Skelton's fundraising dinner in New York.
Republican incumbent Blaine Luetkemeyer, Libertarian Christopher Dwyer and write-in Democrat Jeff Reed are running for positions in the U.S. House of Representatives.
While Blaine Luetkemeyer has raised a little more than $1.1 million for his campaign for U.S. Congress, his opponents, Christopher Dwyer and Jeff Reed, are using their modest finances to run grass-roots campaigns.
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan and U.S. Congressman Roy Blunt neglected the issues in a forum Friday by bickering at each other instead.
The Environment and Energy Commission is developing the ordinance, intended to create an incentive for landlords to make their properties more energy-efficient.
The study did not account for some important population groups in its numbers, so the outcome is not certain.
Candidates for both positions voiced their concerns of the county budget and economic issues before the Nov. 2 election.
Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem on Monday upheld the constitutionality of a proposed earnings tax initiative for the November ballot.
Robin Carnahan wants her lawsuit with Fox News Network to end soon. Fox News alleged that Carnahan made a copyright infringement in one of her U.S. Senate campaign ads.
Earlier this month, the Franklin County prosecutor decided not to press charges against Rep. Brian Nieves.
The fifth annual Symposium on Democracy this year features a lecture delivered by former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III, more than two dozen speakers and break-out sessions that will focus on topics related to global conflicts. The event is free and open to the public.
Professors from the MU Law School and political science department discussed the Supreme Court case, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The forum was held in celebration of Constitution Day.
The president spoke about the elimination of animal cruelty. Protesters at the speech said the proposition would hurt licensed breeders.
Tickets are available to the public for Baker's lecture, titled "The Case for Pragmatic Idealism," which will be part of Westminster's Symposium on Democracy.
The traveling, carnival-style event targets the relationship between the oil industry and members of Congress. MU College Democrats used the opportunity to take aim at Sen. Claire McCaskill.
The League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County is hosting a forum Wednesday about the effect of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which prohibits limits on certain campaign contributions.
Members of the Conservation Federation of Missouri and the governor gathered for federation's 75th anniversary on Friday. Stories of lions and deer were among those told by the governor and others in attendance.