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.
Nixon said he hopes the incentives will attract new businesses and drive job creation in the Missouri.
Missourian reporters host and moderate an online discussion of Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State speech, which begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday night.
Missourian reporters will be moderating a discussion of Gov. Jay Nixon's speech at 7 p.m.
Boonville authorities stopped the overflow of thousands of gallons of wastewater that trickled into the Missouri River on Tuesday.
House members begin discussions of changing campaign finance laws in order to improve public perception.
The utility requested an 18 percent increase on Tuesday
Each count carries up to 20 years in prison and fines up to $250,000 for the 13 charged.
According to Sen. Jason Crowell from Cape Girardeau, $1.8 million could be saved by not printing paper copies and offering the collection of state laws online instead.
Jessie Meanus pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, assault and armed criminal action.
The Missouri House of Representatives' debate ended Tuesday when they passed a resolution that disagrees with the proposed health care reform bill.
A possible increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism has led the Missouri House and Senate to hear bills mandating insurance coverage for the disorder. Speculation remains on how much insurance premiums will increase due to the potential mandate.