Two St. Louis lawmakers want to tap into a state reserve fund to help cover a budget shortfall that Gov.-elect Jay Nixon has pegged at more than $300 million.
A legal center in St. Louis has filed a lawsuit against a Missouri commission, saying it believes a new insurance rule will discourage people from trying to produce their own solar or wind power. The Great Rivers Environmental Law Center filed the lawsuit Monday against the Missouri Public Service Commission in Cole County Circuit Court.
Missouri legislators and highway planners continue struggling to come up with the strategies and money to repair Interstates 70 and 44, but no immediate solution is in the works.
Some state lawmakers are proposing a tax break for those who buy hybrid vehicles.
The state is on pace to have fewer than 1,000 highway deaths for the second year in a row.
Just in time for Christmas, hundreds of people in the Kansas City area have committed to dress like Jesus in the days leading to the holiday, in what they say is an answer to a widening secularization of the season.
Three years after the breach of the Taum Sauk reservoir, debris from the disaster continues to damage Clearwater Lake and its natural resources, according to a lawsuit filed by the Army Corps of Engineers against AmerenUE.
A new state-federal program will pay certain Missouri farmland owners to set aside land as habitat for prairie chickens, which once roamed the state’s prairies in large numbers.
Leslie Mora, a 20-year-old Kansas City woman, has been in charge of raising her two half-siblings, Jesus and Marbhely Gonzalez, ages 13 and 14 respectively, since July, when their mother returned to her native Mexico because she feared arrest by U.S. immigration officers.
A southwest Missouri police officer wounded during a shootout after a highway crash has sued the gunman’s estate for unspecified damages.
About 7,000 snow globes in the shape of snowmen have been recalled. There have been reports of the globes causing fires as sunlight passes through and ignites surrounding objects.
Gov.-elect Jay Nixon released details of his Show Me JOBS economic plan Monday.
The governor-elect says the bipartisan effort aims at new jobs through small business development and incentives for working training and retraining.
The National Weather Service says the state will warm up by the weekend.
An 83-year-old man is dead after falling from a bluff while hunting at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Donations to the Marine Corps Reserve's toy drive are down this year.
The secretary of state's office cleared the proposed 2010 ballot measure for circulation earlier this month. An identical proposal for the 2008 ballot never qualified.
Companies that bankrolled the boom, including AIG, Lehman Brothers and Wachovia Corp., are facing financial problems that dry up their contributions to wind projects.
Large companies are working with several smaller farms instead of building megafarms, The Kansas City Star reported today.
Gov.-elect Jay Nixon and his transition team have not been using the e-mail archive system that Gov. Matt Blunt began using after an open records controversy began over deleted e-mails.