A five-day training exercise by National Guard troops to prepare for “no-notice events” received more attention following last week's 5.2 magnitude earthquake.
But they are finding out there’s a waiting period for coverage, even as aftershocks continue to shake the ground.
Candidates vying for state treasurer, governor, the House and county commissions were disqualified Monday by the Missouri Ethics Commission after they failed to file finance reports by the April 15 deadline.
A magnitude 4.5 aftershock rumbled out of Illinois early Monday morning
Republicans of the 9th Congressional District (including Boone and 25 other counties) met Saturday to elect three delegates to the state convention, select a presidential elector, and to review amendments proposed for the party platform.
And they did, but the procedure was not without controversy.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri probation and parole workers are entitled to more than $4 million in back pay because lawmakers illegally excluded them from a pay raise granted to other state employees, a state judge ruled. But the Republican-led Senate today refused to insert the back pay into the budget.
JEFFERSON CITY — State Auditor Susan Montee asserted today that Missouri's tax credits for low-income housing have grown too costly while providing too great of a benefit to developers and investors.
JEFFERSON CITY — The House soundly defeated a constitutional amendment to change how state judges are picked.
At the same time as the Missouri legislature is considering bills that would make the ice cream cone the official dessert of the state of Missouri, one representative has introduced legislation that would create a Missouri Commission on Prevention and Management of Obesity.
JEFFERSON CITY — The House voted Thursday to approve millions of dollars in tax breaks for investors, employers who pay for their workers' health care and developments near the Kansas City airport.
ST. LOUIS — One day after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of lethal injection, Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon today asked the state Supreme Court to set execution dates for four death row inmates, including one convicted of killing 2 people in Boone County.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri senators have passed their version of a $22.6 billion state budget.
Missouri Democrats and Republicans lobbied the state Supreme Court to set execution dates for death row inmates after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that lethal injections are constitutional.
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.