Senate President Pro Tem Charlie Shields filed a bill Tuesday that would prohibit lobbyists from contributing to incumbents during a legislative session. It would also establish an independent investigator within the Ethics Commission.
Two representatives filed proposals that would make the law banning texting while driving in Missouri apply to all motorists, not just those 21 and younger.
Despite a positive number in November, state revenue remains lower than in previous years and even the November figure is misleading, an official says.
A Missouri proscutor has accused a Mexico, Mo., sex offender of violating a 2008 law after police spotted a woman handing out candy from his house on Halloween.
The $1 million in federal stimulus grants to buy new equipment will be divided among 131 agencies, including state agencies, police departments, sheriffs' offices and university police forces.
The committee funds MU, the single biggest employer in Schaefer's district. The budget process will begin on Dec. 7 with hearings by the Senate Appropriations Committee.
The retirement of Judge Hal Lowenstein in August has brought forth 44 people applying for the vacancy, which will be narrowed to three finalists before Gov. Jay Nixon makes his selection.
An anti-abortion group called Insurrecta Nex is calling for the denial of Holy Communion to Sen. McCaskill and Catholic lawmakers if they support the public funding of abortion.
Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder after the Fort Hood shooting, has been charged with an additional 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder.
The former vice-presidential candidate is scheduled to speak in Branson on Wednesday night.
A report released by the Missouri Department of Insurance stated that the number of people enrolled in an HMO or other medical health insurance plan is down 9 percent.
The FBI has been asking questions regarding the House's failure to pass a bill that would have allowed cities to continue stacking sales taxes. The FBI wll not say if the investigation is ongoing.
Missouri was awarded more than $1.9 million for mapping and planning to incease broadband access. The grant is part of a larger plan to lay 2,500 miles of fiber-optic cable.
Tuesday is the first day that lawmakers can file bills in advance of the legislative session that begins Jan. 6.
Police say the 29-year-old worker died after he was pinned underneath a van that hit him and another worker at a construction site in Independence.
Proposition C requires Ameren and Missouri's two other investor-owned electric utilities to generate or purchase 15 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2021.
The two men were aboard a B-24 Liberator bomber that was shot down 65 years ago. They recently got together in Cape Girardeau and shared memories.
The court said the defense attorney did not properly address the question of the character of the victim, which was brought up by the victim's family.
A Clay County jury will be brought to Columbia for the second-degree murder trial of 27-year-old Horace Johnson in the death of his 2-year-old son.
Former Columbia Water and Light director James Kraig Kahler, 46, has been charged with capital murder in an eastern Kansas court on Monday morning after being arrested Sunday on suspicion of murdering his wife and their teenage daughters.