The plan would increase the town’s education funding by $1.2 billion.
Car crashes killed their teenage sons and daughter. Now, the surviving parents have come together to push
for new laws designed to keep young drivers safe on the road.
Attorney General Jay Nixon responds to Gov. Matt Blunt's address and outlines other proposals.
Missouri education topped the list of Gov. Matt Blunt’s priorities in his State of the State Address in front of the General Assembly on Tuesday night. If the General Assembly approves his proposed budget this year, Blunt said he will have provided an additional $1.2 billion for education over a four-year period.
Missourians want and deserve government that reflects Missouri values, government which rewards work and responsibility, encourages creativity, protects law-abiding citizens, spends tax dollars wisely, and helps those who cannot help themselves.
We are a great state with great potential. But like you, I am concerned that we are not moving in the right direction. It is frustrating to see Missouri—with all our promise—falling further and further behind our neighbors. And we are all left wondering why.
A Cole County judge could rule by Friday on whether the Missouri Ethics Commission can hold secret hearings for the candidates or must open them to the public.
The governor's State of the State address will air on several Columbia radio and television stations.
Allen Kauffman, the mayor of Collins and a pastor with his church, is accused of asking what he thought was a 13-year-old girl for sex.
The governor’s plan would make mortgage fraud a felony, punishable by up to seven years in prison
Kansas City man arrested on suspicion of leading authorities on high-speed car chase in southwest Missouri
A Kansas City man wanted for a parole violation was arrested on suspicion that he led police on a highway chase through three cities in southwest Missouri before his SUV was stopped.
There were only 974 traffic fatalities in 2007, surpassing the Missouri Department of Transportation's goal of having fewer than 1,000 by 2008.
Sen. Claire McCaskill endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Sunday, saying his vitality and freshness as a leader overcame her desire to support the candidacy of Hillary Rodham Clinton.
People have known about Vernon County oil for years, but now that prices are hovering between $90 and $100 a barrel, the area’s thick crude has become more attractive to companies looking to drill wells.
Gov. Matt Blunt, known for his reputation as a fiscal conservative, has recently proposed many millions of dollars in spending beyond the current budget.
An attorney suing Gov. Matt Blunt on allegations he was wrongfully fired was denied unemployment benefits after it was determined that he had been dismissed for misconduct.
The school remains based at the post in the Ozarks and is also home to the Army's engineering and military police schools.
Ruth Gordon and her father before her have been recording weather observations for the National Weather Service since 1949. When she retires at month's end, the secretary at her insurance company will take over the job.
Republican Rob Schaaf wants to scrutinize Gov. Matt Blunt’s Insure Missouri program to ensure it works before it gets money.
The governor had promised to answer questions about the lawsuit at a news conference, but he devoted barely two minutes to questions and wouldn’t discuss anything in detail.