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.
Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to tour the nooks and crannies of the Missouri Capitol to get a firsthand look at repairs that could be financed through a bonding plan.
About 50 people protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to arrive at the Missouri Capitol after a march from the shooting site in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
The governor said alcohol sales could have presented a poor image to children and families
A Missourian who led a petition effort limiting state revenues, is being honored at the Missouri Capitol.
Missouri’s Capitol will be quieter this week as state lawmakers take a weeklong spring break.
In this year’s session, there have been signs that some seek to return to an era when policy overrode politics.
Dave Evans of O’Fallon was a legislative assistance for Jones at the time of the incident. His 9mm pistol was found atop a toilet paper dispenser in a men’s restroom at the Missouri Capitol.
Capitol Police identified the owner as David Evans, a staffer for House Speaker Tim Jones. There was one round in the chamber and six more in the magazine.
Rallying with one of the largest crowds of the year, Gov. Nixon urged activists to implore reluctant lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage.