Gov. Matt Blunt reaffirmed his support for Chief of Staff Ed Martin at a press conference Wednesday after some Hispanic groups accused Martin of making offensive comments.
Rep. Ron Richard, a Joplin Republican, is set to become the Missouri House’s most powerful legislator.
The secret meeting has led to some objections that the Commission may have violated Missouri's Sunshine Law.
After a slab of rock crushed part of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park’s boardwalk last summer, the park’s most popular trail is taking a new shape.
JEFFERSON CITY — House Republicans plan to meet Wednesday to elect who they hope will be voted in as the speaker of the House for the 2009 legislative session.
A hearing on a lawsuit to stop MOHELA from transferring funds into a building-construction program begins Tuesday morning. The filing students claim the funds should be used for loan forgiveness.
One regional rifle company will be located in Boonville.
A change of venue hearing in Washington County for the man accused of kidnapping Shawn Hornbeck has been delayed until Oct. 1.
Beth-El is one of the oldest temples west of the Mississippi River that still holds services at its original site. But its congregation is so small that it has never been able to afford to hire a rabbi, instead choosing to have lay leaders take turns stepping up to the dais.
ST. JAMES — A combination of the Easter freeze and increased losses of fruit to birds has left Missouri’s wineries predicting a tiny harvest this year and big economic losses.
Southeast Missouri is in the grip of a severe to extreme drought, as scorching temperatures and no rain in August baked crops in the field, burned pastures and dried up cattle watering holes.
State Rep. Tom Dempsey, wants the e-mail addresses and electronic identities of sex offenders added to the Missouri Sex Offender Registry.
Scalpers flood the Internet with tickets for Elton John’s upcoming concert, but bidders are not yet willing to pay the elevated prices.
A coloring set from Toys “R” Us is the latest in a line of products manufactured in China to be recalled.
The massive economic redevelopment legalizes ticket scalping, provides a tax credit for cattle ranches, provides for urban redevelopment and bolsters Gov. Matt Blunt’s Quality Jobs Act.
O’FALLON — Gov. Matt Blunt issued a directive Tuesday that will tighten oversight of state-financed construction projects to ensure that contractors don’t employ illegal immigrants.
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Senate will convene Wednesday to discuss a statewide economic development bill. The bill includes a variety of provisions that primarily involve tax credits for businesses and developers.
A single consortium of contracts would get responsibility for maintaining more than 800 bridges in Missouri under a plan approved by the Senate Transportation Committee on Monday.
The Senate Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government committee Monday asked legislators to approve a statewide tax break bill during the special session. The economic proposal, a down-sized remnant of a bill Gov. Matt Blunt declined to sign into law, that has four key parts including a repeal of the ban on ticket scalping.