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Missouri transportation commission back to full strength

Published Sep. 22 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed two new members to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission.

GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

Published Sep. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states...

Republican lawmaker resigns to join Missouri parole board

Published Sep. 21 2017

An eastern Missouri lawmaker has resigned to accept a position on the state parole board.

Missouri governor put to the test by St. Louis protests

Published Sep. 20 2017

As a candidate for Missouri governor, Eric Greitens asserted that there could have been peace "by the second night" if...

Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'

Published Sep. 20 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will...

Judge won't allow prostitution rumors in Menendez case

Published Sep. 20 2017

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The judge in U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial refused a request from defense lawyers on...

3rd Greitens appointee to Board of Education withdraws

Published Sep. 19 2017

A third person appointed by Gov. Eric Greitens to the state board of education won't serve on the board.

Young immigrants shout down Pelosi

Published Sep. 19 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Several dozen young immigrants shouted down Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.

Fed-up Illinois legislators head for the exit in big numbers

Published Sep. 18 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois residents aren't the only ones throwing up their hands at the gridlock and increasingly polarized politics...

Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

Published Sep. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans spooked world markets in their ardor to cut spending when Democrat Barack Obama was in the...

Republican legislator resigns from Missouri House

Published Sep. 16 2017

A Republican state lawmaker says he plans to resign from the Missouri House, effective Monday.

Greitens withdraws appointment to state education board

Published Sep. 16 2017

Springfield businesswoman Melissa Gelner, whose appointment to the Missouri Board of Education was withdrawn Friday, criticized Gov. Eric Greitens' office...

Study finds tweets boost learning during presidential debate

Published Sep. 16 2017

A study from the University of Missouri has found that people who tweet during presidential debates tend to learn...

Federal appeals ruling stalls abortion expansion in Missouri

Published Sep. 15 2017

A federal appeals court's new ruling appears to at least temporarily stall the expansion of abortion services in Missouri.

Tied down with late budget, lawmakers warned to keep on ties

Published Sep. 15 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — After spending months in futile efforts to complete a budget, Pennsylvania legislators have turned their attention...

Greitens, lawmakers clash on money for prescription program

Published Sep. 14 2017

House budgeters and Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' administration are clashing over money for a new program Greitens created to fight...

Ryan: Deporting young immigrants not in nation's interest

Published Sep. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday said deporting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the...

Republicans unveil long-shot effort on health care

Published Sep. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators on Wednesday rolled out competing plans for the nation's health care system, with a group of...

Mid-Mo senators support Chappelle-Nadal's censure

Published Sep. 14 2017

Mid-Missouri's senators on Wednesday voted for the resolution censuring Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City.

Rep. Sara Walsh takes House oath

Published Sep. 14 2017

To kick off Wednesday's legislative veto session, state Rep. Sara Walsh, R-Ashland, was officially sworn into the Missouri Legislature.

Missouri lawmaker censured over social media post on Trump

Published Sep. 13 2017

Missouri's Republican-led Senate on Wednesday formally reprimanded a Democratic colleague for a Facebook post hoping for President Donald Trump's assassination...

The Latest on Missouri Veto Session: Senate censures Chappelle-Nadal for Facebook comment

Published Sep. 13 2017

Live updates from Wednesday's legislative veto session at the Missouri State Capitol.

Missouri lawmakers fail to restore cuts to care for disabled

Published Sep. 13 2017

Several thousand disabled and elderly Missouri residents will remain without personal care services after lawmakers on Wednesday refused to override...