When the riot was all over, four inmates had been killed, 50 injured and one attempted suicide.
The current fight over state spending between Missouri’s governor and the legislature is a part of a fundamental policy dispute that goes back to the early years of our country.
John Britton died Tuesday at a Jefferson City hospital after an extended illness.
“Missourians want meaningful payday lending reform, not a sham effort at reform that allows such predatory practices to continue,” Nixon said
During a private tour of the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, the keys to the prison’s gas chamber mysteriously disappeared.
Much of the attention of this legislative session has focused on Gov. Jay Nixon’s failed efforts for Medicaid expansion, but there’s another side to the story.
Session ended Friday night in Jefferson City
Legislation would require a woman to wait 3 days after first seeing a doctor before having an abortion.
A division among Missouri Republicans is threatening to derail the state’s attempt to nullify federal laws that are deemed to be infringements on gun rights.
Voter approval of a constitutional amendment to move the adjournment of the legislature’s final day from midnight to 6 p.m. has been a major step in civilizing the process.