A state Senate bill allowing the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to originate its own student loans would ease the pressure fueled by the credit crunch, a MOHELA director has said.
A group called Working to Empower Community Action Now say it fears the Missouri Civil Rights Initiative is deceptive in finding support to effectively ban most affirmative action programs in Missouri.
The people elected to make laws in Missouri are trying to make it more difficult for voters to make laws themselves.
An occupant who was renting the house and three firefighters were injured this morning.
JEFFERSON CITY — Senators unanimously passed legislation Thursday meant to reverse a Missouri Supreme Court decision that could allow millions of dollars to flow to the families of disabled workers after their deaths.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The wife of a Navy doctor, Leonor Chavez doesn't worry about her daughter having to change schools every few years. It's the paperwork that comes with the moves that daunts her.
JEFFERSON CITY — It had a rocky road, but the ice cream cone has won Senate approval to become Missouri's official dessert.
ST. LOUIS — The entertainment division of Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. plans to expand outside the U.S. for the first time by opening four theme parks in Dubai, the fast-growing tourist destination in the Middle East.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri lawmakers voted Thursday to keep some public safety and utility documents closed to the public.
ST. LOUIS — Missouri and Illinois ended years of bickering Thursday over how to pay for a new Mississippi River bridge and at what cost, announcing a deal for a new four-lane, $640 million span meant to ease congestion at one of the nation's busiest crossings.
Citing a shortage of teachers, senators passed legislation late Wednesday making it easier for people lacking education degrees to gain approval to teach in Missouri’s public schools.
Senate President Pro Tem Michael Gibbons said his bill targets cases in which property taxes rise as a result of reassessments in property values.
Missouri lawmakers are considering a bill to make testifying in court more comfortable for children.
ST. LOUIS — After years of wrangling between Missouri and Illinois, plans for a new Mississippi River bridge at St. Louis will be announced on Thursday.
IRVINE, Calif. — An arrest warrant for St. Louis Cardinals utilityman Scott Spiezio was issued by local police on six charges stemming from a crash in late December. The warrant filed Tuesday alleged driving under influence, driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more, hit and run, aggravated assault, assault and battery.
A second person who has represented Columbia in Missouri’s legislature has joined the campaign for the 9th Congressional District. Ken Jacob, a former member of the Missouri House and Senate, said he has opened an exploratory committee with every intention of entering the race.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder signed a bill on Tuesday that allots nearly $31.2 million to assist in needed construction at the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and Medical Education Center at MU. Kinder also designated about $15 million for the University of Missouri-Kansas City for a new state-of-the-art pharmacy and nursing building.
CREVE COEUR — A suburban St. Louis mayor who was shot twice in the head by a disgruntled resident at a city council meeting will be released from the hospital Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY — The nation's drive toward alternative fuels carries a danger many communities have been to slow to recognize: Ethanol fires are harder to put out than gasoline ones and require a special type of firefighting foam.
CHICAGO — Federal immigration officials in Chicago say they've arrested 30 illegal immigrants in Illinois with outstanding deportation orders as part of a multistate operation that included Missouri.