Jay Nixon has given the go-ahead to spend $132 million on improvements to the Capitol and other state facilities.
State Rep. Don Moffitt is forming a “fitness caucus” at the Capitol to encourage fellow lawmakers, others to shed some pounds and eat healthier.
Hundreds turned out for the “March on Springfield,” with many waving signs and flags.
A Democratic proposal to ban smoking in the Capitol offices of Missouri House members was snuffed out Tuesday in a Republican-led committee.
The Illinois Republican was greeted at the foot of the Capitol steps by an open-armed Vice President Joe Biden.
He was a long-time senator from the southwest Missouri town of Carthage, serving from 1963 until his death in 1990. One of my reporters at the time described Webster as an amateur actor and he certainly treated the Senate chamber like his personal stage.
Missouri’s Senate may be on the verge of an historic change. And if so, it likely can be attributed to one of the softest-spoken legislative leaders I’ve covered.
The year’s campaign season has provided a clear demonstration of the declining role of political parties.
I remember how some have been magnanimous in defeat, while others have been bitter.
A statehouse colleague of mine recently wrote about being blocked from access to a tax expert in the state Revenue Department for a story she was pursuing.