The Appropriations Committee on Wednesday endorsed its plan for state spending during the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Missouri senators have endorsed legislation that could lead to the development of a preschool rating system by private or nonprofit groups.
A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.
Chicago attorney says Pat Quinn played politics with IDOT jobs.
He says there are no federal solutions to many problems confronting governments.
The proposal calls for spending at least $200 million on a new state mental health facility in Fulton.
Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole said Monday that the U.S. should send weapons, including tanks, to Ukraine to help it resist Russia’s moves on its territory and to send Russian President Vladimir Putin a strong message.
Missouri lawmakers believe that the expansion of top student scholarships, possibly could add a forgivable loan component to the Bright Flight program, keeping students in the state after graduation.
Missouri lawmakers are asking Gov. Nixon for a bill that would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors, reorganizing crimes to fit the new penalty structure.
More than two dozen Illinois mayors are set to hold a news conference, hoping to encourage state lawmakers to make changes to pension systems for local police and fire departments.