While there's consensus in some other Republican-dominated states to ramp-up laws to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a Missouri proposal to do that appears to have little chance in the GOP Legislature.
Proposed constitutional amendment would add 2 members
Missouri voters could be asked this fall to expand the Missouri Conservation Commission from four members to six.
A Missouri lawmaker has dropped a restraining order he had obtained against a colleague with whom he said he got into a fistfight.
As the St. Louis Rams organization packs up its headquarters in preparation for moving the National Football League team to Los Angeles, about 50 employees are preparing to be left behind.
A mid-Missouri man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the shooting death of his wife.
Several University of Missouri students are pressing the system's governing board for faster reforms in diversity as the Columbia campus continues grappling with racial unrest punctuated by racial protests there last November.
The Missouri Senate has approved a measure that would ask voters whether to add two members to the Department of Conservation's governing board.
The search committee for a new University of Missouri system president will include two students, two faculty members and a staff member.
Claims $1 billion in new business
Gov. Jay Nixon is returning from South America today with agreements promising more than $1 billion in new business for Missouri businesses.
Legislators press to keep curator seats vacant
Missouri’s Democratic governor pledged Thursday to circumvent the Republican-led Legislature if needed to fill vacancies on the board that oversees the state’s flagship university, further escalating the tensions of legislators already frustrated about the handling of racial issues that culminated in the resignations of the system president and campus chancellor.
State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced Thursday that the state will implement two new audits to state-funded universities, including one that will examine the University of Missouri System’s administration.
State Sen. Rob Schaaf thinks Missouri government can save money by changing the way it runs its employees’ health care plan.
The University of Missouri's Graduate Professional Council has passed a resolution affirming graduate students' status as university employees.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he opposes legislative efforts to fund roads and bridges with general state revenues instead of dedicated sources such as fuel taxes.
Keeping track of meds
Efforts for Missouri pharmacists and physicians to track prescription drugs through a statewide database received majority support Wednesday from a House committee, passing it along to another scheduled to hear testimony today.