Congressman welcomes it, while former county police chief wonders while federal law enforcement isn’t included
First message sent Monday was, “Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years in, they’re finally giving me my own account.”
KMOX bureau chief Phill Brooks looks at the legislative session that was
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander says case dates back to 2014 statewide initiative push
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something about it. So Dan Shaul turned to his state legislator— himself […]
Illinois’ chief executive doles out $400,000 from his own campaign fund
AP takes look back at what passed & what led up to Todd Richardson becoming House Speaker
Senate Democrats briefly relented Friday from a weeklong blockade to allow final approval of a bill reauthorizing $3.6 billion of annual health care provider taxes for the state’s Medicaid program. But that was the only bill they let come to a vote.
The Missouri House unanimously elected Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber’s top spot on Friday following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl, who acknowledged exchanging sexually suggestive text messages with a Capitol intern.
The House’s vote Friday sends the bill to the Senate, where activity has been stalled this week. Legislators face a 6 p.m. Friday deadline to give final approval to bills.
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.