Pete Ramsel, executive director of the Missouri Housing Development Comission, said that the housing commission — which uses tax credits and tax-free bonds to help finance the construction of affordable houses and apartments — operates in accordance with the law and is "absolutely above-board."
The FBI interviewed the director of Missouri's housing agency as part of an investigation related to low-income housing.
A heat advisory has been issued through Friday, and citizens have been urged to drink plenty of fluids and try to stay in air-conditioned buildings.
Gov. Jay Nixon's budget director said there will be budget vetoes, but Republican leaders urged Nixon not to veto capital improvement projects.
Nixon's administration already has said he will make line-item vetoes to a budget bill that would spend $381 million of stimulus funds over the next two years, largely on capital improvement projects.
The former employee said the agency failed to adequately investigate a 2003 incident that led to an unplanned shutdown.
High-speed rail plans in the Midwest are considered front-runners to get $8 billion in stimulus money, with a possible future route upgrade from St.Louis to Kansas City.
The passenger train service managed to imporve it's on-time arrivals between St. Louis and Kansas City drastically thanks to additional track and new fines for railroad companies for trains routinely being late.
The American Civil LIberties Union filed the suit on behalf of a political activist who was detained for not answering the security officials' questions about $4,700 he was carrying. The suit claims that the activist didn't have to reveal the source of the money.
The National Park Service is considering four development proposals that will determine what new restrictions, if any, will be enforced in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways national park.
The fund performed above the average of the market, which allows the system to award bonuses. The bonuses were about $460,000 total.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol will be looking into whether the offenders are violating parole by using the social networking site MySpace.
The deal requires the team to hold its summer camp in Missouri for at least 10 years, or else pay the state penalties.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has launched its Environmental Health Tracking Network Portal.
Two propane gas companies sued by consumers who are complaining that the company cut back on the amount of propane in canisters while still charging the same price. The cost has since dropped, but the cutback on fuel in the tanks continues.
Heat indexes could exceed 100 degrees this week, so the Humane Society is offering tips to keep pets safe.
After a Michigan man attempted to rob an Illinois woman at gunpoint, she called 911 and led the unsuspecting man to the sheriff's department, the authorities said.
The state Supreme Court's ruling requires all sex offenders register for their crimes, including those committed before the registry's creation in 1995.
Ameren Corp took its first step toward diversifying its fuel mix Thursday by signing an agreement to buy 102 megawatts of wind power from phase II of Horizon Wind Energy's Pioneer Prairie Wind Farm in Iowa.
Hershel Knuckles struck a low-hanging tree branch while boating on Saturday. He underwent surgery and has since been released from Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.