Missouri Won't Immediately Halt Planned Parenthood FundingPlanned Parenthood facilities in Missouri will continue to receive government funding for women's health services for a while, despite a new budget provision attempting to stop it.
4 Syrian Refugee Families Arrived in St. LouisTwenty-six Syrian refugees have arrived in St. Louis to start new lives.
New Missouri Law to Let Some Medicaid Recipients Save MoreMissouri seniors, the blind and those with disabilities soon will be able to save more money but still qualify for Medicaid health care benefits under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Missouri Senate OKs Bill to Up Asset Cap for MedicaidSenators passed the legislation 29-1 Tuesday, but it heads back to the House because of Senate changes.
MO Pays Millions to Bar Medicaid from Planned ParenthoodBut the feds say states don't have the authority to steer Medicaid funding away from Planned Parenthood.
Mo. Legislature Boosts Education Money, Cuts Planned ParenthoodPlanned Parenthood will lose state funding while universities, colleges and public schools will see millions of dollars more.
Late-Payment Penalties Cost Illinois Over $900M in 6 YearsOfficials from the governor's office said in February that they'd be willing to explore the idea of borrowing money to reduce the bill backlog if the Legislature passed a balanced budget.
Planned Parenthood Might Not Lose Funding, Despite Legislative Action
Missouri House Passes $27 Billion Spending PlanThe Republican-led House passed 13 appropriation bills Thursday over some Democrats' objections.
Legislator Files Bill Calling for St. Louis to Secede From MissouriSt. Louis Democrat Mike Colona hopes it helps bridge urban/rural divide, motivates city residents.
Advocates Lobby for More Mental Health Medicaid AccessThe alliance's executive director, Cindi Keele, said the project was inspired by recent studies that show how effective treatment can be if it begins soon after a person's first psychotic episode.
Missouri Senate Backs Fees for Missed Medicaid AppointmentSenators endorsed the bill Wednesday after adding a section designed to make it easier for health care providers to advertise their cost estimates.