In Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address he spoke of unity and bipartisanship, while Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's follow-up speech focused more on Nixon's shortcomings.
Missouri winemakers may have to wait until mid-February to know if 2009 was a good year according to Chuck Dressel, an Augusta, Mo. winery owner. The primary reason is wet and cool weather that delayed last year's grape harvest in the state.
The Show Me Heroes program will also let employers know why veterans would be "assets" for their companies according to Lt. Colonel Alan Rohlfing.
FBI agents interviewed Lee's Summit Republican Bob Johnson on Jan. 14 about former House Speaker Jetton's role in 2005 legislation.
A new judge will be appointed for Darrel Mohler, who had been charged in connection with molesting and raping children beginning in the mid-1980s.
In light of bad publicity, MOSERS voted to discontinue bonuses and automatic cost-of-living raises for its staff. The system's portfolio lost $1.8 billion in 2008.
Federal funds are being released to help low-income Missouri families pay their heating bills.
Governor Nixon plans to create a summer job program for young people. Jobs may include cleaning parks and historical sites around the state.
State Reps. Allen Icet, R-Wildwood, and Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, have filed a resolution urging Washington lawmakers to pass an amendment to the Constitution requiring a balanced federal budget.
After Gov. Jay Nixon gave the State of the State address Wednesday night, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder criticized many of the proposed policies and accused the governor of breaking promises to not raise taxes. Democrats said Kinder's speech was closer to campaign rhetoric than an official party response to an address.
House Bill 1670 would make Missouri the 15th state to allow marijuana's usage for medical uses.
Missouri education leaders hope to win a portion of the $4.35 billion federal education grant by revamping many ideas that are decades old.
A premliminary hearing for former Missouri House speaker Rod Jetton, accused of sexually assaulting a woman during sex, has been set at 2 p.m. Feb. 24.
Alana Barragán-Scott has been confirmed as the director of the Department of Revenue after working in the attorney general's office for more than a decade.
Thirty wheelchairs were sent to Haiti almost a month before the devastating earthquake Jan. 12, but it's not known if the shipment has arrived in the country.
The Missouri Tax Commission submitted a proposal that would raise property taxes on Missouri's higher productive farmlands, but state farmers are lobbying their lawmakers to reject the proposal. The rules committee hopes to have a decision by next week.
A preliminary hearing date may be set by the new judge assigned to former Missouri House speaker Rod Jetton. He was charged in November for assaulting a woman during rough sex.
Prepared text of Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's Republican response to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address Wednesday, as provided by the Republican Party.
Prepared text of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address Wednesday, as provided by the governor's office.
The governor's plan would cut more state jobs with the Department of Social Services hardest hit. As promised in November, Nixon's proposed budget also keeps to a maximum 5 percent reduction to the higher education appropriation.