Missouri History Museum

Board Approves Full Tax Rate for Missouri History Museum

After months of fighting about an alleged sweetheart land deal involving taxpayer money, the History Museum is getting the full amount of taxpayer funding for the coming year.



No Agreement on How to Fund Medical Watchdog Unit

Illinois officials and the physicians they regulate are at odds over how to fairly cover the costs of a watchdog unit that investigates complaints against doctors.


An external view of Edward Jones Dome taken September 28, 2008 (Getty/Dilip Vishwanat)

Nixon Hints at State Funding for the Edward Jones Dome

Missouri’s governor sounded some positive words Monday about the state helping foot the bill for replacing the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.


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Early Childhood Education Advocates Lobby for More Money

“We actually have some programming in our state, that again, seems to be somewhat tenuous,” Nancy Spargo.



Local Mental Health Advocate Sheds Light on Funding Crisis

To avoid a lost generation of children with mental and health problems, it will take additional funding.



Missouri Lawmakers Consider Higher Ed Funding Formula

The plan outlined Monday for a joint House and Senate Education Committee is part of an attempt to develop a funding formula for higher education institutions.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

AP Source: Funding Drying Up for Todd Akin

A National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee official told the AP that $5 million in advertising would be spent elsewhere.


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri Eating Disorder Council Still Unfunded

Advocates of people with eating disorders are urging Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to spare a program for them from cuts this year.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Restores Missouri’s Education Funding

Schools in Missouri will receive about $6.8 million that Jay Nixon previously cut.


3/2/12-March has hit with Missouri hard with several rounds of bad weather, and MoDOT's hitting back when it comes to repairing the damage winter weather leaves behind. During the month of March the agency's "Pothole Patrol" promises to fix any large, dangerous potholes within 24 hours of receiving an alert from motorists. Potholes can be reported by calling toll-free 1-888-ASK-MoDOT, or online at (KMOX/Brett Blume)

MoDOT Hoping For Permanent Transportation Funding Solution

Projects start shutting down if federal highways plan isn’t in place soon.