Some Missouri lawmakers are rallying around a proposal to raise the gas tax by 2 cents to help forestall a transportation funding shortfall.
Nixon made his first veto of the session Friday, refusing to sign a measure he said unfairly penalizes experienced school administrators who want to continue their involvement in a school district.
A Republican lawmaker said a measure to require Missouri public schools recite the Pledge of Allegiance in English is needed because that’s the official language of the state.
Taxies are still your only choice in St. Louis, which is now the largest city in the country without any ride-sharing services, and Uber and Lyft are all the rage across the country.
House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.
With legislatures convening across the country, lawmakers are moving quickly to respond to one of the biggest stories of the past year, the police killings of unarmed residents in Missouri, New York and elsewhere.
Gov. Jay Nixon took a handful of Missouri lawmakers and reporters on a tour of the muddy, stalactite infested basement of the state Capitol to show what repairs need to be made to the nearing century old building.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster no longer will accept campaign contributions from anyone under investigation by his office.
Missouri conservation officials are scaling back their recommendations for new regulations of deer farms and hunting preserves that were aimed at controlling disease but had prompted cost concerns.
Missouri lawmakers continue to debate legislation that would give gays, lesbians and transgender people protections under the state’s non-discrimination act.