State senators may get to debate freshman Rep. Mike Bernskoetter’s proposal for an in-depth study of state employee salaries.
Nuclear power as an energy source is going to grow in the future, Patrick Moore told Missourians attending the state Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s “Energy Future” conference Thursday.
Missouri senators soon could be debating Ameren Missouri’s proposal to have ratepayers pay the costs of seeking an early site permit for a possible second nuclear power plant in Callaway County.
Supporters Wednesday predicted that lawmakers this session will debate a plan allowing a utility company to seek an early site permit from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and have consumers pay the application costs — if the company wins that permit.
State Rep. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, lives closer to the Callaway Nuclear Power Plant than any other Missouri lawmaker.
Missouri needs to build another nuclear power plant to secure a low-cost power source for years to come, freshman state Sen. Mike Kehoe told a Senate committee late Wednesday afternoon, at the start of a more than five-hour hearing.
A southeast Missouri senator Tuesday tossed a third bill into the debate over a potential construction of another Callaway County nuclear reactor.
Nearly 1 million Missourians voted in November to change the state’s puppy mill laws and make them tougher, bringing more than 61,000 more supporters to the polls than those who cast ballots against that proposal.
Lawmakers are being asked this year to ban smoking in Missouri prisons.
Gov. Jay Nixon’s third State of the State address generated mixed reactions from Mid-Missouri’s 10 lawmakers.
A federal grand jury Thursday indicted a Jefferson City woman on two counts of bank robbery and, in a separate indictment, charged three men with conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana in Boone, Callaway and Cooper counties.
Because she’s repaid the stolen money, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Thursday he’s dropping his civil lawsuit against a Holts Summit woman and her husband.
For Principal Joe Gulino and the students and faculty at St. Peter Catholic School, the loss of electricity for a little more than an hour ended up being “no biggie.”
In his first speech after the first major loss of his political career, U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton made no bones about it: “I can’t deny that I wish the outcome of my particular election had turned out differently.”
Even before his arrest Thursday afternoon as a “person of interest” in this week’s Holts Summit area killings, Joshua William Maylee, 23, had been charged in two stealing cases filed in Callaway County Associate Circuit Court.