Public Service Commission holds hearings this week to determine if Ameren Missouri earned too much money
If the Public Service Commission based its decisions only on public comments and testimony submitted in a case, the commission would order Ameren Missouri — the state’s largest regulated electricity provider — to reduce the rates customers pay after finding that Ameren earned more money than it should have, based on the “return on equity” (ROE) the PSC said the utility could earn in its most recent rate case.
Jefferson City Democrat Velma Steinman said she wants to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives “because I feel that our nation’s and state’s veterans need a strong voice in Washington, D.C. — Washington is broke and needs to be fixed.
Kathy Forck was not guilty of trespassing on Planned Parenthood’s Columbia clinic property, Boone County Circuit Judge Gary Oxenhandler ruled Thursday.
Nixon says he’s leaning against the amendment
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Wednesday he supports the “Right to Farm” amendment that voters will decide on next month.
The American Civil Liberties Union this week challenged Missouri lawmakers’ proposed constitutional amendment allowing early voting in the state.
The $200 million Fulton State Hospital project will move forward in the new state budget that begins next week after Gov. Jay Nixon signed it into law Tuesday.
For most of the last two weeks, Missouri House and Senate leaders have not commented on Gov. Jay Nixon’s allegations that lawmakers passed eight bills in the final eight hours of this year’s legislative session that “blew up” a hole in the state operating budget that lawmakers passed just over three weeks ago.
Building a new Fulton State Hospital remains a high priority for Gov. Jay Nixon — and paying for it should survive the budget-approval process he’s doing in the next couple of weeks.
Will go into effect Jan. 1, 2017
Gov. Jay Nixon “is not going to veto” the massive bill revising and updating Missouri’s criminal code, state Sen. Jolie Justus told members of the Missouri Bar Friday.
Lawmakers approve plan to sell bonds, repay them over 25 years