The Missouri Senate passed next year’s higher education budget Wednesday, which would give the UM System a 4.8 percent increase.
Tina Hervey has worked for the White House, Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback, and she worked with Gov. Matt Blunt’s re-election campaign.
ST. LOUIS — Flood-weary residents were hard hit again by high water in parts of southern Missouri in recent days, resulting in reports Monday of one death and dozens of damaged and waterlogged homes.
The Missouri House gave first-round approval on Monday to legislation targeting the influence of lawyers in the judicial nominating process along a nearly party-line vote.
April 15 is the last day to file tax returns for 2008.
ST. CHARLES — Army Col. Stephen Scott drove fast cars and was known as a daredevil who lived on the edge. But it wasn’t thrill seeking that prompted his return to Iraq in December for a second tour of duty. Relatives said a dedication to his fellow soldiers drew him to Baghdad, where he was killed last week.
The health plan put forward by Rep. Rob Schaaf would require doctors to inform patients of different prices.
Yet another round of severe weather closed nearly 200 roads in Missouri, forced the emergency evacuation of a newspaper office and had flood-weary residents along the Meramec River bracing for more high water.
Elections took place across Missouri on Tuesday.
The measure, approved by a unanimous 5-0 vote, would phase in government-financed health care coverage for more than 200,000 Missourians — at an ultimate projected cost of more than $90 million per year in state funds.
JEFFERSON CITY — Next Tuesday's tax deadline may not be the end of the paperwork for thousands of Missouri workers who live elsewhere.
Their choices are a veteran city councilman, seen by some as part of the old guard, and three write-in candidates.
KANSAS CITY — Republican presidential candidate John McCain said today that calls from his Democratic rivals to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq stand as a "failure of leadership" as they are making promises they cannot keep.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Republican Party spokesman Paul Sloca says he decided to step down because he was ready for a change.
The city’s been pumping a biodiesel blend into its fleet of diesel vehicles for the past six years.
On Tuesday, the Missouri House Public Safety Committee discussed the bill that would create a death penalty commission and impose a moratorium.
KANSAS CITY — A Missouri appeals court says the state can't require people convicted of sex crimes before 1995 to provide information for the state sex offender registry.
JEFFERSON CITY — State senators gave quick preliminary approval today to legislation cracking down on illegal immigrants and those who hire them.
ST. LOUIS — Some Missouri communities may see minor to moderate flooding this week in the wake of drenching storms, the National Weather Service said today, even as forecasts are calling for more rain.