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.
The document is one of few outside the official reports from their exploration of the American West from 1804 to 1806.
Farmers in southeast Missouri are trying to gauge what sort of growing season they'll have after recent flooding and heavy rains.
Dishes, candlesticks, ink wells and dozens of other objects made at Tom and Patricia Hooper’s ASL Pewter company in downtown Louisiana are being used in the miniseries “John Adams” on HBO.
Tuesday was the deadline in Missouri for candidates to file for the Aug. 5 primary elections; the general election will be Nov. 4.
Legislation pending in the Missouri General Assembly could repeal a law that lowered the requirements for incorporating villages.
If the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers follows through with its plan, officials would release extra water into the river from Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota over a two-day period in an attempt to encourage spawning of the pallid sturgeon, an endangered species.