A miscalculation that goes back nearly two years has many local sewer district customers doing double takes when they open their bills – and perhaps uttering some choice words.
“I can go out and write a $500 bad check and get a felony. But they can go out and kill, and get a misdemeanor.”
Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it’s time to bring it back.
Do you want the MSD to borrow about a $1 billion, and your sewer rates rise to $61 dollars a month by 2020? Or do you want the district to pay cash as it goes, and your bill go up to $96 dollars a month by 2020?
Montel Williams is joining a Missouri Republican in efforts to allow patients with specific ailments access to medical marijuana with a state-monitored distribution program.
Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.
A measure would raise the speed limit on multi-lane highways in rural areas from 70 to 75 mph.
The Senate will now have a chance to consider the legislation, but it’s unclear whether it will pass in that chamber.
Schmitt’s bill would cut from 30 percent to 10 percent how much of a city’s budget can be financed by traffic fines.
Columbia may be the first city in Missouri to ban single-use plastic bags, and most of the city’s legislative delegation is against the proposed ban.