The proposed legislation would require a 5-percent biodiesel blend for most fuel sold in Missouri. Missouri corn and soybean producers said the idea would improve the environment and reduce the dependency on foreign oil.
A heating element on a ceiling that dropped onto roofing material started a fire at around 6 a.m., The Kansas City Star reported.
An amendment to include funding for the Preparing to Care initiative, requested by all of the state’s two- and four-year state colleges and universities, will be among the topics discussed Tuesday afternoon.
Boone County GOP members must fill 110 delegate slots, plus alternates. Three delegates will have the chance to attend the national convention in September.
Republicans campaign within their party to strengthen their support base.
The demand is in response to Attorney General Jay Nixon’s hiring of a team of investigators to research the claim that Gov. Blunt violated the Sunshine Law. John Holstein, representing Blunt’s office, says this will take 14,620 hours, or over seven years, of staff time to collect the information.
Legislative staff estimate the state will collect about $160 million on the rebates unless the legislature does something.
Public schools will be required to send parents of sixth-grade girls information about human papilloma virus and its vaccine under a state Senate bill passed Thursday.
A Columbia representative’s “twins bill,” which would give parents of multiple-birth siblings control over their children’s classroom assignments, will move to the Missouri House floor.
A suburban St. Louis resident died from injuries sustained while trying to stop thieves who stole a tip cup at a Crestwood Starbucks.
The law legalizing midwifery was stuck down in August because it was not related to health insurance, opposers of the law say. A midwives group is appealing the decision.
Two days after Missourians played outdoors in shorts and flip-flops, much of the state on Tuesday was digging out after yet another winter storm brought up to 8 inches of snow.
The money will be put toward school districts, health care and state programs.
A state Senate bill allowing the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to originate its own student loans would ease the pressure fueled by the credit crunch, a MOHELA director has said.
A group called Working to Empower Community Action Now say it fears the Missouri Civil Rights Initiative is deceptive in finding support to effectively ban most affirmative action programs in Missouri.
The people elected to make laws in Missouri are trying to make it more difficult for voters to make laws themselves.
An occupant who was renting the house and three firefighters were injured this morning.
JEFFERSON CITY — Senators unanimously passed legislation Thursday meant to reverse a Missouri Supreme Court decision that could allow millions of dollars to flow to the families of disabled workers after their deaths.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The wife of a Navy doctor, Leonor Chavez doesn't worry about her daughter having to change schools every few years. It's the paperwork that comes with the moves that daunts her.
JEFFERSON CITY — It had a rocky road, but the ice cream cone has won Senate approval to become Missouri's official dessert.