Nixon signed a bill to require insurers to cover eating disorders beyond the point of a person getting back to a certain weight.
French says with the city and state planning to spend a total of $130 million on the deal, it would take 100 years for the city to recoup that through the earnings tax.
A Missouri State Representative is wading into the confederate flag debate.
St. Louis County Republican Director of Elections Gary Fuhr says of the signatures that were rejected, “most of the individuals that were rejected were not registered voters.”
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.
In a surprise move, Alderman Joe Vaccaro announced he won’t be holding anymore hearings on the bill this summer.
St. Louis Catholic Archbishop Robert Carlson says the decision by the Supreme Court to effectively change the legal definition of marriage in the United States does not alter what he calls “the unassailable truth that marriage is.”
The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
The veto likely will mean the end of requiring failing districts to pay for students to transfer to better-performing ones nearby.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is moving facilities, but where it will move is still undetermined.
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.