The utility company will fund a $3 million project to help low-income customers get caught up on their unpaid bills.
Director of Agriculture Jon Hagler and Attorney General Chris Koster spoke at the Central Missouri Humane Society on Monday to discuss the second part of a plan to circumvent unlicensed dog breeders
Reginald Clemons, who was sentenced to death for a double-murder in 1991, claims he was wrongly convicted. On Tuesday, the Missouri Supreme Court appointed a special master to investigate that claim.
A Kirksville man is guilty of defrauding 26 investors since the early 1990s in a mail-fraud scheme.
In a scheme uncovered by state auditors, former St. Louis city accountant has been charged with felony stealing.
Shellabarger will take over for Jason Lamb on Wednesday as prosecutor for Audrain County.
The Missouri Supreme Court has denied a new trial and DNA testing for a Linn County man serving life in prison for his mother's murder.
Gov. Jay Nixon's proposal to finance construction projects with bonds faces criticism from Missouri Republicans,who say that stimulus funds should be used for the projects instead.
State treasurer calls the expansion of the low-interest loan program as an economic development tool. The legislation broadens a program in which the treasurer deposits money in banks at discounted interest rates so that the banks can offer cheaper loans to small businesses and farmers.
Convicted Pozi scheme swindler Bernard Madoff recieved the maximum sentence of 150 years in prison Monday. U.S. District Judge Denny Chin denied him leniency for the $13 billion dollars he convicted of stealing.
When it comes to trimming the state's budget, critics of Gov. Jay Nixon's vetoes dispute not the spending that was cut, but the projects that were cut. Among the projects affected include the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center at MU.
Attorney General Chris Koster and Department of Agriculture Director Jon Hagler announced Monday that the state's top law enforcement agency will join the effort to stop unlicensed and substandard dog breeders from operating in Missouri.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied without comment Missouri's appeal of two laws ordering specific bans on protests around funeral services or processions.
The law was aimed at religious picketers who have turned up at the funerals of U.S. soldiers to protest against homosexuality.
Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Monday that expands a low-interest loan program and lets Missouri earn more interest on the money it keeps in local banks. Missouri and Alabama are the only states that limit the interest they can earn from local banks on time deposits. That cap will gradually rise until it is eliminated in 2014, when the state will receive market interest rates on all bank deposits.
A sponsor of an initiative limiting affirmative action programs says he plans to submit a new version after a court ruled against it last Friday.
Gov. Jay Nixon's administration said the layoffs are necessary under the budget cuts passed by the legislature, but the lawsuit claims that cost savings are not a legal reason to dismiss the judges.
As part of a four-year plan, the minimum teacher's salary has risen from a previous base of $18,000 to $24,000 for the 2009-2010 school year. The minimum salary for teachers with a master's degree and at least 10 years of experience has also risen.
In addition to allowing Missouri to earn more interest on its deposits, the bill also broadens the state's linked-deposit program, in which the treasurer deposits money at lower interest rates so banks can offer cheaper loans to small businesses and agricultural projects.
In 2004 more than 300 cities in Missouri sued AT&T, saying the company was not paying enough taxes by excluding certain types of revenue. The settlement, which involves the company paying back the taxes and paying them in the future, has received preliminary approval.