Gov. Jay Nixon

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about the shooting death of 18 year-old Michael Brown during a news conference on Aug. 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Photo: Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ferguson Lawmaker Calls Governor ‘Coward’

A state senator representing parts of Ferguson called Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon a “coward” for his response to the fatal shooting of a black man and the protests that followed.

09/10/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Local Business Owners and Industry Experts Discuss Taxes with Department of Revenue

Business owners and other industry experts complained to a Senate tax committee on the Nixon administration’s changing tax rules without advanced notice.

09/10/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Target $61M in Veto Overrides

Missouri House members are planning to try to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes on about $61 million of spending.

09/10/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Abortion Opponents Pray for Success at Missouri Capitol

About 80 people gathered for a prayer vigil Wednesday morning in the Capitol Rotunda, asking that God would provide courage and boldness to anti-abortion lawmakers.

09/10/2014

Earl Ringo Jr.

Missouri Executes 8th Inmate This Year

Earl Ringo Jr. and an accomplice killed delivery driver Dennis Poyser and manager trainee JoAnna Baysinger at a Ruby Tuesday in Columbia in the early hours of July 4, 1998.

09/10/2014

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Missouri Republicans Push for Gun Bill Win

Missouri Republicans are clashing again with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on gun legislation.

09/09/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Lawmakers to Target 50 Budget Vetoes

Legislative budget leaders plan to try to override about 50 line-item budget vetoes, despite new doubts from the attorney general about their authority to do so.

09/09/2014

Earl Ringo Jr.

Missouri Inmate Scheduled for Execution

It’s been more than a decade and a half since Earl Ringo Jr. was convicted of killing two people during the botched robbery of a Columbia, Mo. restaurant.

09/09/2014

schweich

Schweich Questions Nixon’s Budget Cuts

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is accusing Gov. Jay Nixon of violating the state constitution by making budget cuts in 2012.

09/08/2014

A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father of the child before an abortion can be performed – or in exceptional cases of “legitimate rape.” Photo by David McNew/Getty Images

Missouri Poised to Vote on 72-Hour Abortion Wait

Already among the leaders in abortion restrictions, Missouri could be poised to enact one of the nation’s longest mandatory waiting periods for women wanting to terminate a pregnancy.

09/08/2014

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