House Budget Committee Chairman Allen Icet submits substitute budget.
If Missouri had qualified for the "Race to the Top" grant, it would have used the money to revamp teacher trainig and pay.
Here's what others are saying about K2 in Missouri and other states.
Here's what others are saying after the incident that took place Friday where cotton balls were thrown on the lawn of the MU Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center.
Missouri's original application was rejected in the opening round for "Race to the Top," a federal competition for education grants.
Donations for Chile have not been coming in as quickly as donations for Haiti.
The Senate gave first-round approval to a bill that would require only one license plate in Missouri. It needs to be approved once more before going to the House.
A bill heard by the Senate Wednesday does not meet the UM system's prior request to match funds for certain education programs.
According to Missouri tourism officials, the ailing economy sent tourists to homes instead of hotels.
The bills have some similar provisions, but the House's version would reinstate campaign finance limits.
The Jackson County jury awarded compensatory damages to 15 neighbors of a hog farm in northern Missouri.
Missouri senators have passes an ethics bill through the Senate that would strengthen the power of the state Ethics Commission and impose new fundraising restrictions.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the city of Springfield to force it to return fees it has received through red light camera tickets
800 gallons of fuel were spilled onto a farm in north-central Missouri after an above-ground storage tank in Randolph County sprung a leak.
Senator Tom Dempsey is sponsoring an economic development bill to attract businesses considering Missouri and give tax breaks to Missouri companies considering expansion instate.
A federal investigation into an incident of illegally stored radioactive gas has been confirmed by the Natural Resources Department.
Officials and students from public and private institutions testified before the House Higher Education Committee on a bill that designates scholarship money that can be allocated to private college students versus those that attend public universities.
Although the exact effects of K2 are unknown, a bill in the Missouri General Assembly would make any possession of the substance a Class C felony.
David Clewell replaced Walter Bargen as Missouri's poet laureate on Wednesday during the annual Poetry Out Loud competition in Jefferson City. Clewell teaches poetry workshops and 19th- and 20th- century literature at Webster University in St. Louis.
A third straight month of double-digit declines in Missouri's revenue will likely result in additional cuts to this year's budget, according to the state's budget director. Gov. Jay Nixon began meetings with legislators on Tuesday to cut nearly half a billion dollars from next year's budget, an amount greater than the appropriation for the University of Missouri System.