After Gov. Jay Nixon's call for a $60 million cut in state government spending, the Missouri Department of Public safety is considering making cuts to the Missouri State Water Patrol.
Missouri Department of Higher Education employees have noted that campuses need an infusion of money to meet their building needs, and Gov. Jay Nixon has encouraged lawmakers to consider a state bonding proposal.
Offering rebates to customers that lower their electricity use during periods of peak usage could improve air quality and save AmerenUE money, officials said.
Rep. Roy Blunt has emerged as the Republican leader of the Missouri Senate race and is now focusing on building support across the state.
Charles Papenfus was arrested June 27 on suspicion of threatening a firm selling extended car warranties after receiving a mailing regarding a factory warranty on his son's car.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced two new appointments to the state Board of Mediation. Peggy Cochran and Emily Martin were announced as the new members of the board on Monday.
Federal stimulus funds are to be disbursed throughout the country to promote a program to train workers in health care and other high-growth industries. Tuesday was the first day facilities could begin applying for the money.
The lawsuit against the city and the city manager says Jordan Griffin and Colleen Low, two city budget analysts, lost their jobs because of reverse discrimination and retaliation. They said they were let go while less experienced, minority employees were retained.
Scott Eckersley, who received a $500,000 settlement from the state in June, finally dismissed his lawsuit after waiting in vain for a state apology letter.
A 19-year-old burglary suspect who was shot by one of three Florissant officers after showing officers a weapon has died at a hospital during surgery. The officer who shot the suspect had 22 years of experience and is now on administrative leave.
City Utilities initiated stricter policies after a state audit, contributing to 9,198 utility shutoffs from March 2008 to April 2009.
Residents of Washington, Mo., should boil water vigorously for at least three minutes before drinking it or brushing their teeth and should throw out ice in their freezers, said Jim Briggs, city administrator.
Washington University scientists continue to analyze rocks from the Apollo 11 mission in 1969 in hopes of finding clues that lend insight into how life began on Earth.
The committee, which will draft regulations for insurance coverage of autism, was formed after autism legislation failed to come up for a House vote during the 2009 session.
Public Works Department officials said they expect to activate the two new cameras by July 31 but have no additional plans to expand the program.
Fifty-seven of the Missouri retirement system's staffers had been expecting to receive bonuses on June 29, but state budget cuts have led to $162,258 in payments being put on hold.
The use of chemicals could contaminate the High Plains Aquifer. About 2 million people depend on it as a source of drinking water.
Federal prosecutors say Cathy M. Gieseker operated a $27 million Ponzi scheme as an owner of a Missouri trucking company and grain elevator. Gieseker is the company's only employee.
The meeting is to include a panel of budget, health care and legal experts.
The staging is meant to satisfy the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission's requirement for practice drills every two years.