Gov. Jay Nixon
Missouri will have a new government agency to help low-income and minority families after sometimes violent protests erupted earlier this year following a police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old.
Both departments say they want the state to reimburse them, or else it could have a drastic impact on local police budgets.
Missouri lawmakers are calling for a review of the state’s Water Patrol Division after a man drowned this year while in trooper custody.
A high-level meeting with top state and local political leaders took place Monday to strategize what will happen if the Michael Brown grand jury fails to recommend charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Titus Bond, director of Remington Research Group, has completed an independent survey of 604 county residents weighted for racial breakdown of the county population.
The protestors know what they want, but Eric Zahnd with the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys says that’s not possible because the State of Emergency is over.
Gov. Jay Nixon has released $143 million of education funding that he had frozen, because lawmakers sustained most of his vetoes of tax-break bills.
Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation’s longest waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor’s veto to enact a 72-hour delay that includes no exception for cases of rape or incest.
Prospective gun owners in Missouri will be able to apply for conceal-and-carry permits at an earlier age after a bill was passed in both the House and Senate.
Most Missouri teenagers no longer will be able to buy electronic cigarettes after state lawmakers voted Thursday to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill banning their sale to anyone under 18.