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Coalition changes tactics in clean energy effort

The Sierra Club and more than 20 other Missouri organizations will band together to form the Missouri Clean Energy Coalition, environmental activists announced Wednesday during an Earth Day rally in the Capitol Rotunda.

Senate narrowly passes state social services budget

A more than $8 billion budget to guide Missouri’s spending on social services narrowly passed the Senate early Wednesday morning after lawmakers initially defeated the measure.

Audit chastises MoDOT

Agency accused of misspending millions meant for road work

State Transportation officials disagree strongly with a state auditor's report that MoDOT may have violated the state Constitution in some of its spending.

Commission names Broeker MoDOT's interim director

Roberta Broeker, the state Transportation Department’s chief financial officer for the last 10 years, will be MoDOT’s interim director when Dave Nichols retires as director on May 1.

Lawmakers pass bill to help agriculture industry

A bill aimed at helping Missouri’s dairy and cattle farmers is once again heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk — this time without a contentious provision to shift state regulation of farmed deer that led to a veto last year.

Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

MoDOT awareness week promotes work zone safety

While the National Work Zone Awareness Week kicks off today, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) started its statewide Work Zone Awareness Week with a commencement event Monday in Jefferson City. Learn more about the week.

Police: No clear motive in Missouri auditor Tom Schweich's suicide

The embattled chairman of the Missouri Republican Party gained some support Monday as police said law officers have no evidence of an anti-Semitic whispering campaign against a state auditor who killed himself, and a prominent GOP donor revised his recollection of hearing negative remarks about the auditor.

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Police call death of Missouri auditor an ‘apparent suicide’

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an “apparent suicide,” minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.

Missouri Department of Insurance: 1 in 3 Missourians impacted by Anthem cyberattack

Anthem insurance provider offers identity theft protection to policyholders affected by data breach

A recent cyberattack compromised personal information from the insurance provider Anthem Inc., affecting more than 2 million Missourians according to the Missouri Department of Insurance.

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Many meet to support Medicaid expansion

On Wednesday, more than 150 people were bused from across the state to the Capitol in a bid to share what the phrase means to them — expanding Medicaid coverage in accordance with the federal Affordable Care Act.

Missouri audit finds mismanagement of early childhood funds

Missouri paid $1.5 million for services for young children that were never provided and has insufficient oversight of several early childhood programs, according to an audit released Tuesday.

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Auto dealers sue Revenue department over Tesla 'dealer' license

Osage Industries of Linn and 380 Missouri auto dealers sue over Revenue department's granting dealer license to electric car maker.

Missouri adopts minimum scores for new standardized test

The Missouri State Board of Education this week moved forward with plans to test schoolchildren using national Common Core educational standards, approving a new minimum standardized test score that will be used to determine students' proficiency.

Missouri I-70 speed limit drops to 60 mph in Columbia

The speed limit on portions of Interstate I-70 in Columbia is dropping to 60 mph.

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