A group of Columbia residents and other officials gathered in the City Council chambers Tuesday night to discuss the issue of preservation in Missouri. The meeting was the last of six held across the state by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Office to seek input for a statewide preservation plan that will go into effect from 2009 through 2013.
A provision to outlaw chemical abortions was slipped into a bill that was unanimously passed through the state Senate on Tuesday. But it was not supposed to be there, so said the bill’s sponsor who got the Senate to reverse its action, only after reporters began to raise questions.
The increase put Missouri at odds with Kansas, where officials threatened to retaliate by raising taxes on Missourians who commute there to work.
The organization’s largest project since World War II will involve about 5,000 Scouts in forest conservation efforts.
At issue was a provision designed to protect consumers from having to pay higher prices at the pump.
House and Senate budget negotiators agreed to provide $8 million to avoid eliminating one train between St. Louis and Kansas City.
Some said their yards were free of frost, and others said if any damage did occur, it might take a while to show up.
The bill only affects lawsuits filed under a state law dealing with deception, false promises and misrepresentation.
House and Senate budget negotiators agreed on the pay hike today, to begin with the new state budget July 1.
In a speech Tuesday addressing concerns about higher education's future, UM System President Gary Forsee announced that MU was ranked 47th in receiving funds from the state.
A state Supreme Court decision in 2006 will likely protect Missourians from a voter identification law the federal Supreme Court upheld Monday, lawmakers say.
His proposed Missouri Promise plan would create a path to a four-year degree for students by providing a scholarship to qualifying students to cover college or university costs.
The state Office of Administration today released updated population projections for Missouri going out to 2030.
The U.S. Geological Survey says 26 aftershocks have been centered in Illinois since last week’s 5.2-magnitude temblor that originated in the southeast part of that state.
Sponsoring Sen. Scott Rupp says some Missourians have been denied life insurance policies because they planned to vacation in certain parts of the world. He says some insurance companies, for example, view Israel as dangerous.
Critics countered that many Missourians are declining to file medical malpractice suits because the lower cap on damages means that even if they win, most of the money will go to attorneys.
The radio system now used by the Missouri State Highway Patrol is about 50 years old.
It's an attempt to set up a structure for collective bargaining.
Critics said the proposed reduction would have been unfair to tipped workers and disrespectful to voters who approved the minimum wage increase.
Under an agreement by House and Senate budget negotiators, the Access Missouri scholarship program would be expanded next year to cover a projected 49,000 students, including several thousand from wealthier families.