The proposal to make Cape Girardeau, Mo. a transportation hot spot through I-66 is no longer a cold case. Leaders take another look at the highway proposition.
Even with a proposed increase, Missouri is still falling $43 million short for elementary and secondary education funding. Some senators fear school districts might sue the state.
A controversial bill that would mandate refunds for Medicare policy cancellations and issue guidelines for selling practices was proposed to the Senate.
The three bills in the House and one in the Senate are part of a major focus on ethics reform this session.
Commercial and residential customers can receive reabtes for energy-saving products this year.
The Missouri Senate passed a bill that would require insurance companies to cover treatment for autism. Eager to sign it into law, the governor now waits for the approval of the House of Representatives.
The Senate Appropriations Committee showed concern that $300 million of Gov. Jay Nixon's budget proposal depends on uncertain federal funds.
Missouri House of Representatives will debate a law to allow bars and restaurants to serve liquor on Valentine's Day without a Sunday permit.
Eighth-grader Jessica Greim is using Facebook to rally support for a classmate diagnosed with leukemia. The group, "Support and Love for Jaxon Downen" has more than 3,200 members.
R.J. Lindstrom's promotion to president of Zephyr Manufacturing makes him a fourth generation leader of the cleaning tool company.
A Springfield neighborhood is nationally recognized as one of Southern Living magazine's top 10 in the South.
The bill would require suspected drug users to pass drug screening to receive benefits. It will be among the first bills considered on the House floor after passing the Rules Committee Monday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is dedicating $310 million of federal stimulus money to improve network communications and bring high-speed Internet connections in rural communities all over the United States.
People who earn less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level can now apply for help making their homes more efficient.
It was the fourth-highest number of deer ever killed in a season.
A Lee's Summit state senator said the minimum would give private attorneys an incentive to represent victims.
In Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address he spoke of unity and bipartisanship, while Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's follow-up speech focused more on Nixon's shortcomings.
Missouri winemakers may have to wait until mid-February to know if 2009 was a good year according to Chuck Dressel, an Augusta, Mo. winery owner. The primary reason is wet and cool weather that delayed last year's grape harvest in the state.
The Show Me Heroes program will also let employers know why veterans would be "assets" for their companies according to Lt. Colonel Alan Rohlfing.
FBI agents interviewed Lee's Summit Republican Bob Johnson on Jan. 14 about former House Speaker Jetton's role in 2005 legislation.