A new state audit chides Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon for continuing to use money budgeted for state agencies to cover some of his office expenses.
The vote clears the way for the hospital to build a $300 million hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois, to replace the 60-year-old facility in downtown Belleville.
The measure, which now moves to the Illinois Senate, would allow families to pay for installation of video equipment in residents’ rooms.
A top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.
Steve Swyers says when Board President Robin Harris spent $20,000 in taxpayer money on a newsletter that promoted his accomplishments right before the election, that was the last straw.
When attorney Wesley Bell and retired entrepreneur Ella Jones take their oaths, they will increase the number of African-Americans on the Ferguson City Council to three.
The new board will have oversight in St. Louis city only and will have no say in nearby Ferguson.
Kansas City police have increased security for Mayor Sly James after he received a threat through his campaign website.
A seven-member review panel would look into citizen complaints about police misconduct. The same body would also review police policy and practices and even make recommendations.
Members gathered in north St. Louis County to discuss court reform, right to work, and more
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.