A statement from the governor’s office says Watson will only serve until Nixon decides on a permanent appointment.
His spokesman Spence Jackson says the service will be held at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, an episcopal church where Schweich was a member.
The question being asked in Jefferson City and around the state is why would Schweich take his life.
Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.
House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.
St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar defended the decision not to more forcefully defend property the night of the Michael Brown Grand Jury decision.
Three shifts a day, five days a week, with no overtime – that’s what local labor leaders are committing to to reduce the time and cost of constructing a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.
Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.
St. Louis area authorities planning for a grand jury announcement sought unsuccessfully to station National Guard troops and armored Humvees in a Ferguson neighborhood where Michael Brown had been shot by a policeman, according to records released.
Right-to-work legislation will pass in Missouri, says House Speaker John Diehl.