Gov. Jay Nixon and State Treasurer Clint Zweifel, both Democrats, proposed Tuesday having a state housing commission pay the property taxes for several thousand low- and moderate-income people who buy a house in 2010.
Investigators searched a storage shed on Burrell Mohler Jr.'s property on Monday night. Mohler and five relatives are jailed on charges of molest and rape.
Gov. Jay Nixon is resisting a plan that would enrol more low-income children potentially eligible for Medicaid because at this time would cost the state too much money.
Nixon's office is troubled by the cost of the plan and doesn't plan to automatically enroll children eligible for Medicaid.
The former first lady will take part in the St. Louis Speakers Series organized by Maryville University.
The $3.4 million loan is one of the largest ever made through the state's linked deposit program.
The money will go toward creating a minor degree and expanding an internship program.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has $320 million for farmers to slow agricultural runoff into the Mississippi River. The 12 targeted states make up more than 42 milllion acres of land, 5 percent of the river basin's area.
The lockdown and police response earlier in the month resulted from a false report called in to an elevator phone at a building where the state government rents space.
Gov. Jay Nixon told meeting participants to be bold and break from the status quo when seeking the federal funds.
The agreement renews and furthers a long-running educational exchange.
Attorneys for a man accused of shooting a Kansas abortion provider are defending the suspect's right to argue that the killing was justified because it was necessary to prevent the harm caused by potential future abortions.
State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro will convene a meeting today of several hundred education, business and government leaders to figure out how to best apply for the federal funds.
More than $4 billion in federal funds are available to improve education systems on the state level. Nixon and other Missouri lawmakers urge the state's education leaders to take a fresh start and be willing to break from the status quo.
Missouri's Transportation Department warns that money for highway construction could fall by two-thirds within five years.
Margaret Romph, now entering kindergarten, received her FES rehabilitation bike and began to recover use of her arms and legs after a serious accident.
Collision between urban farmers and residents prompts Kansas City to consider statutes regarding livestock and small produce operations within city limits.
Although the effects to businesses were protested at the time, policies that temporarily closed places where people gathered reduced the spread of spanish flu in St. Louis during World War I, resulting in the city having the fewest casualties from the epidemic of any major American city.
In St. Joseph, drug courts win praise for their approach to dealing with addiction-related crime. But not every offender who might benefit can make it into the program.
Sales are up across the Midwest, thanks in large part to the federal tax credit for first-time home buyers. Des Moines and Cleveland see some of the biggest gains.