U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she’s sure Congress will be able to finalize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits package before Congress recesses in August.
The proposed constitutional amendment will ask voters to impose a three-quarter-cent sales tax that would last for 10 years.
Sexual orientation and gender identity aren’t currently protected categories in the Missouri Nondiscrimination Act (MONA).
Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Truman, for whom no memorial in D.C. exists.
St. Louis is hosting the U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship for the sixth year in a row.
Education secretary Arne Duncan says 2 are in Illinois (Knox College & University of Chicago). None are in Missouri.
Sen. Claire McCaskill conducted a nationwide survey in which she asked colleges and universities to answer an 18 pages of questions on how they handle campus rape.
McCaskill says she expects many colleges and universities are not taking sexual assault reporting as seriously as they should.
CORTEX wants a developer to build a residential tower, is preparing for IKEA and has Sen. McCaskill helping fund a new MetroLink stop.
The senator will survey 350 schools to learn how crimes are reported & investigated, how students are notified about services, and to gauge effectiveness of federal oversight and enforcement