Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon used his final State of the State address this past week to implore lawmakers to bar discrimination against LGBT people, but leaders in the Republican-dominated Legislature say that's unlikely to happen before Nixon leaves office.
A Missouri lawmaker has proposed legislation banning smoking and alcohol in the Missouri Statehouse.
Crews from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in several Missouri counties to assess damage from recent storms and flooding.
A Missouri Senate committee already has taken testimony on Sen. Will Kraus’ proposal to require voters to show a photo ID when they go to vote at the polls.
A Bourbon man who was a federal fugitive for more than a year, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
Voters would need to present photo identification at the polls under a measure passed by the Missouri House.
Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon made another push Wednesday night to tighten Missouri’s ethics laws, delivering his final State of the State speech to a Republican-led Legislature under heightened scrutiny following scandals that prompted the resignations of two lawmakers.
Governor's budget hits close to home
Among the proposals in his last state budget proposal, Gov. Jay Nixon wants lawmakers to approve a 2 percent pay raise for all state employees, starting July 1, and add more money for education, mental health services and economic development programs.
Two proposals aimed at adding requirements for voting are moving forward in the Missouri House.
Missouri lobbyists no longer could dole out gifts to legislators and other public officials under a proposal passed unanimously out of a House committee Tuesday.
COLUMBIA — A Georgia businessman who gave internships to several Missouri men’s basketball players and ran afoul of NCAA rules said he “had good intentions and no ill intent.”
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says it's time Missouri joins the country's other 49 states and establishes a prescription drug monitoring program.
Missouri lawmakers say boosting transportation funding will be a top priority this year, but there's little agreement on how to do it.
Missouri's U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is planning a hearing in the coming week on the growing abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers.
An effort to persuade the owner of the St. Louis Rams to keep his team in Missouri by building a new riverfront football stadium not only failed but also left the public on the hook for $16.2 million in expenses.