Governor

Getty Images

Missouri House Sends Unemployment Benefit Cuts to Governor

A top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.

04/21/2015

Photo: Thinkstock

Corporate Headquarters Tax Bills Sent to Missouri Governor

Two tax measures that would benefit businesses based in Missouri are heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk after passing the Legislature.

04/20/2015

Photo provided by Missouri State Auditors office/UPI

Clayton Police Expected Make Announcement About Schweich’s Suicide

UMSL Political Science professor Dave Robertson says Conservative Gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway could be hurt if police announce it was negative campaign tactics that pushed Schweich over the edge.

04/14/2015

Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fairmount Park Waiting on Green Light for Slot Machines

Tuesday marks 90 years of horse racing at Fairmount Park. But still looming over the track is whether other forms of gaming will be allowed.

03/23/2015

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

Are Moderate Republicans Seeking Candidate for Mo. Governor Nomination?

If moderate Republicans can coalesce around a candidate to challenge Catherine Hanaway, it would be a major challenge to the Conservative dominants of the state Republican Party that’s lasted for years.

03/23/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Says His Agenda Will Make Illinois More Competitive

“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”

02/04/2015

(Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Illinois Governor Awards Medical Marijuana Licenses

Rauner awarded licenses to 18 cultivation centers and 52 retail shops, which means Illinois’ first legal marijuana crop could be harvested this year.

02/02/2015

"My primary opponent has not been consistent in her values," Schweich says of Catherine Hanaway, evokes conceal-carry. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

State Auditor Tom Schweich Announces Candidacy for Governor

State Auditor Tom Schweich now wants the top job in Missouri.

01/29/2015

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Battle for Illinois Governor Reaches Presidential Proportions

The race for Illinois governor is getting attention from the highest office in the land.

10/20/2014

KMOX

Republican Gov. Candidates Critical Over Closed State Facilities

Some of the Republican candidates for governor are critical of the recent closure of state facilities.

03/11/2014

more