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Mo. Senator: Raising Gas Tax ‘Would Not Solve the Total Problem’

Sen. Kraus says he’s not likely to support a gas tax hike, and said his biggest concern is how the state is spending over $400 million a year paying back bonds.


Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Missouri Lawmakers Argue Over Joplin Relief Fund

Nearly two years after the devastation of a tornado in Joplin, lawmakers went over options for funds to help rebuild destroyed sidewalks.


Mississippi River Towns Struggle In Face Of Major Floods

MO Committee Backs Use Of “Rainy Day Fund” For Disaster Repairs

Rainy Day Fund being explored as funding option.


Two Levee breaches closed an interstate  Monday as officials warn the worst of the Missouri River flooding is yet to come. The 300-foot levee breach in Atchison County, Mo., near Hamburg broke  prompting plans for closing Interstate 29.  (Photo/Atchison County 911/Emergency Management)

House Panel Backs $1B for Flood Project Repair

Projects to see funding are levees along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.