The sheriff resigned in May, and on the same day, plead guilty to federal embezzlement charges.
Missouri’s only other abortion clinic is in St. Louis.
A minimum wage increase was approved in Kansas City and now Nixon supports one here as well.
He says there would even be enough money to give police a 25 percent pay increase.
Missouri was one of three states who had to kill mass quantities of birds due to bird flu earlier this year.
Kansas City’s minimum wage would rise to $13 an hour over about four and a half years under a newly approved ordinance.
A state Senator says one teaspoon of caffeine powder is like 25 cups of coffee.
National news organizations are suing the state because the Department of Corrections withheld public information.
Springfield Police took possession of more than three times that amount heroin in 2014, compared to 2013.
A video posted on YouTube allegedly shows a Planned Parenthood employee giving prices for a fetus’ organs.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.