Illinois Wants Waiver to Improve Mental Health ServicesIt would give the state access to $2.7 billion in Medicaid funds to restructure how the program handles mentally ill patients.
"Moral Revolution of Values" Stops in St. LouisA Charlotte, North Carolina minister is bringing what he calls a "moral revival" to North St. Louis County.
A Glance at New Laws Missouri Legislators Voted to EnactMissouri's Republican-led Legislature overrode Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's vetoes on 13 bills.
The Latest: Missouri Bill for E-Verify Exceptions FailsMissouri lawmakers have failed to enact a bill to allow for exceptions to a requirement that some businesses use the federal E-Verify program to check whether job applicants are authorized to work in the U.S.
Addiction Services Featured in Illinois Medicaid ProposalAddiction treatment and support for long-term recovery are included in a restructured proposal of Illinois' Medicaid program.
Final Testimony Wednesday in Trial of Missouri Clergy ProtestersThose protesters, sometimes called the Medicaid 23, each face up to $500 in fines and up to six months behind bars.
New Missouri Law Will Require Review of Welfare RollsNixon said he won't sign the measure, but he's not vetoing it.
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.

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