The Senate Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government committee Monday asked legislators to approve a statewide tax break bill during the special session. The economic proposal, a down-sized remnant of a bill Gov. Matt Blunt declined to sign into law, that has four key parts including a repeal of the ban on ticket scalping.
A proposed state ballot measure to restrict embryonic stem cell research is flawed because its definition of “human” would exclude people with common genetic abnormalities like Down syndrome, critics said Monday.
The Castle Doctrine Law, which was signed by Gov. Matt Blunt in July, eliminates the requirement that anyone purchasing a handgun undergo a background check by law enforcement in the county where he or she resides.
KANSAS CITY — A federal judge Monday agreed to temporarily block enforcement of a new Missouri law aimed at increasing regulation of abortion clinics.
The court says it should be up to the Missouri Ethics Commission whether or not politicians must refund unlimited donations they received earlier this year.
As a boy, Devin Wielar was constantly teased about his weight. As a grown-up, was told he was too big to join the military — something he had always up wanted to do.
Several supporters of midwifery filed an appeal with the Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday in the latest blow in the fight to legalize the practice in the state.
Cures Without Cloning submitted paperwork to the Missouri secretary of state’s office Wednesday for a constitutional amendment targeted for the November 2008 ballot. The language of the proposal would ban any form of human cloning.
The Missouri House Transportation Committee approved a bill Wednesday that will speed up the rebuilding of 802 of the lowest rated bridges in Missouri, including 13 in Boone County.
The Health Department director says she won’t use Attorney General Jay Nixon as its lawyer in a Planned Parenthood lawsuit because his ties are too close to the organization.
Gov. Matt Blunt's health director is using private attorneys to defend against a lawsuit challenging Missouri's new, more stringent requirements for abortion clinics.
University of Missouri System curators now plan to interview presidential finalists at least twice before making a job offer — a precaution seemingly designed to avoid being spurned by candidates who get cold feet.
Created in the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings, the group recommends that all students receive emergency training.
Missouri’s legislature began its special session Monday with a near empty House and Democrats bickering in the Senate. The House of Representatives held a short, poorly attended technical session Monday for bill introductions and then adjourned within minutes.
After a massive toy recall earlier this week, Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon has launched a Web site to serve as a recall clearinghouse, combining information from several federal agencies.
A University of Missouri-Kansas City graduate student is suing a professor who she said addressed her in a classroom using a racial slur and other expletives.
Soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood are being told to keep away from a notorious party spot at the Lake of the Ozarks.
St. Louis police continued to search Thursday for the suspect who killed officer Norvelle Brown, the third city officer gunned down since 2000.
A man threw his seriously ill wife four stories to her death because he could no longer afford to pay for her medical care.
JEFFERSON CITY — For about five years, Missouri quietly held on to millions of dollars in overpaid taxes from consumers who shopped and dined in the state.