JEFFERSON CITY — Critics of the way some Missouri judges are selected today filed a proposed constitutional amendment to let voters pick a new method.
JEFFERSON CITY — A state audit of the governor’s office released Thursday points out continued problems with political and personal use of state vehicles.
At issue is a procedure known scientifically as somatic cell nuclear transfer, in which a person’s cell is injected into a human egg, which is then stimulated to grow as if it had been fertilized by a sperm.
Hickman High School alumnus and Iraq War veteran Stephen Webber has decided to run for the 23rd District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives.
JEFFERSON CITY — Husbands and wives can divorce in Missouri without needing a reason. But abortion opponents want to make it a crime if a man threatens divorce to pressure his wife into an abortion.
JEFFERSON CITY — A federal court ruling requiring Missouri to issue a "Choose Life" license plate has prompted lawmakers to reconsider the way the state approves specialty vehicle plates.
A third Republican, Tourism Director Blaine Luetkemeyer is competing to succeed Congressman Kenny Hulshof.
The bill would limit the building of new casinos and increase taxes on existing ones
Danie Moore, of Fulton, officially announced that she will run to represent the 9th Congressional District. She is the second Republican to make this announcement. She said that her top priority is national security.
Some lawmakers say that there isn’t enough money allocated to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to support police efforts against methamphetamines.
The Saint Francis Medical Center plans to begin work this spring on an $84 million center for cancer and heart disease in southeast Missouri.
Mayors in St. Louis County are among those raising funds to help a Kirkwood official recently wounded at his City Hall.
Gov. Matt Blunt isn’t running for re-election this year. But his record in office is.
Gov. Matt Blunt touted the benefits of a biodiesel bill Friday that he said will spur economic growth, bolster national security and benefit the environment.
An early morning sweep in northern Missouri, brought about by a 22-month undercover operation, resulted in eight arrests.
Concerns about the economy are causing Missouri lawmakers to look for ways to trim Gov. Matt Blunt’s spending proposals. Blunt has proposed a nearly $23 billion budget for next fiscal year, which would leave about $50 million not spent.
The amendment will take advantage of federal funding that helps cover the cost of forensic medical exams, or rape kits, for sexual assault victims, and will redesignate $1 million of the originally proposed funding to go toward the creation of a sexual assault grant program.
A proposal in House could punish registered sex offenders with a fine and a year in jail for taking photos and video of children.
A bill in the Missouri Senate could give nurses the ability to write prescriptions for a wider range of controlled substances including Vicoden and Valium.
Elections are becoming more expensive due to inflation, but the cap in public funding is hindering transparency in campaigns, said Majority Leader Charlie Shields. Shields and Sen. Jeff Smith offer two alternatives.