Nixon's first summit as Governor indicated that both he and Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius are looking at ways to to create jobs and rethink the region's financial future.
Critics have argued that Proposition A, which repealed gambling loss limits, was unfairly presented on last November's ballot.
Rep. Tim Jones, R-Eureka, proposed legislation that would increase penalities for violators of the Missouri Sunshine law, including a $3,000 increase in the fine to those who purposely violate the law.
Opening statements began in the murder trial of Owen Welty, a 15-year-old boy accused of shooting his neighbor in Stoddard County in 2006. He was thirteen when he was charged with first-degree murder.
Despite some complaints, the Missouri Senate approved Linda Marinez, an attorney from St. Louis, as Nixon's economic development director.
Rep. Bryan Stevenson caused a stir in the Missouri House by referring to the Civil War as the "War of Northern Aggression."
Cliff Village's new ordinance allows for the possession of a few ounces of marijuana with a doctor's approval.
The Senate confirmed Linda Martinez as the governor's economic development director, over the objection of Sen. Scott Rupp, R-Wentzville, who said Martinez "appears to be pro-illegal immigration."
The 104-year-old A.R. Ponder House sustained a large amount of damage in a fire Monday. The cause of the fire has not been determined.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius met with Kansas City business leaders Tuesday to discuss President Barack Obama's proposed economic stimulus package.
The lawsuits, one from a group opposing stem cell research and the other from a group supporting the practice, contend that a proposed ballot measure to restrict funding for stem cell research is unfair.
Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., will meet the media Monday morning, likely to speak against the economic stimulus plan.
Sen. Kit Bond spoke to the media Monday expressing his concerns with President Obama's stimulus bill, on which the Senate will vote Tuesday.
A boy who was 13 when he was charged with killing his southeast Missouri neighbor will be tried as an adult in a trial now in the jury-selection stage.
A St. Charles priest was sentenced to five years of probation after pleading guilty to charges related to a drunk driving wreck in May that left another driver injured.
A bill sponsored by Rep. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, would establish guidelines to reduce light pollution in state parks, wilderness areas and military training facilities.
Missouri lawmakers debate the value of tax credits for businesses. A plan sailed through the House with 85 percent approval and next needs to pass through the Senate.
Police say the mother told them she believes she suffocated her 7-year-old son when she sat on his chest.
Lawmakers want to subject funeral contract sellers to regular and random state audits in response to the collapse of a St. Louis-based funeral company and its affiliates.
Police say the preliminary investigation indicates he was suffocated after his mother rolled on top of him while they slept.