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Many Missouri Trump delegates aren't his supporters

Donald Trump earned 37 of Missouri's 52 delegates to the Republican National Convention when he won the March 15 primary, but as the state party began selecting delegates on Saturday, the New York businessman can't count on that level of support unless he clinches a first-ballot nomination.

Nixon signs mid-year budget boost

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a mid-year increase to Missouri’s budget that adds more than $460 million in spending to the state’s current $26 billion budget.

Federal judge leaves in place preliminary injunction barring Planned Parenthood license

A federal judge is leaving in place — at least for now — a preliminary injunction barring the state of Missouri from revoking Planned Parenthood’s license to perform abortions at a Columbia clinic.

Sen. Brown drops out of race for state treasurer

Republican Missouri state Sen. Dan Brown is dropping out of the race for state treasurer.

Missouri speaker doubts religious-objections measure revival

The leader of Missouri's House says he doesn't expect there will be an effort to revive a contested measure to protect some businesses opposed to same-sex marriage.

Voter ID measure stalled in Missouri Senate

A proposal to require Missouri voters to show photo ID at polling places is stalled in the state Senate.

Kelley wants sex offenders to know when they must register

State Rep. Mike Kelley wants to make sure people expected to be listed on the sex offender registry know they must register.

Missouri Legislature passes bill to add expert witness rules

Missouri lawmakers on Wednesday passed legislation to tighten the courtroom guidelines for expert testimony, an effort supporters say is aimed at ensuring experts who testify in court are truly experts.

Missouri governor approves higher education funding boost

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a higher education budget that will result in a tuition freeze at public universities.

Missouri religious objections proposal suffers setback

A Missouri religious objections proposal failed on Wednesday to get the approval of a key legislative committee in a setback for conservatives who hoped to add protections for those who cite their faith in denying services such as flowers or cakes for same-sex weddings.

Missouri lawmakers send bill on medical expenses to Nixon

Missouri lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday to change how medical expenses are handled in court, sending the measure to Gov. Jay Nixon.

Missouri House passes bill to expand access to birth control

Missouri's Republican-controlled House has voted to increase women's access to birth control by allowing pharmacists to prescribe oral contraceptives.

Missouri Senate passes farm exemptions to open records laws

The state Senate has approved exempting some types of farm data from Missouri's open-records laws.

Jobless benefit cuts weighed by Missouri high court - again

The Missouri Supreme Court is wrestling with whether to invalidate a law cutting jobless benefits because of the way it was enacted.

Missouri House advances bill to expand castle doctrine law

Missouri lawmakers are advancing a measure that would limit fees to carry a concealed firearm and expand the state's castle doctrine law.

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