6/7/13-Governor Jay Nixon (back to camera) listens as local government leaders and levee district officials describe the damage done during last Friday's tornado outbreak, as well as the recent flooding. Nixon told local authorities that the St. Louis region is "nearing a trigger", meaning the minimum threshold that must be met to qualify for federal disaster aid. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Nixon Gets Bird’s Eye View Of Local Storm Damage; Pledges Disaster Aid

Nearly $1.5 million in tornado, flood damage in St. Charles County alone.


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Missouri Lawmakers Approve Veterans Court Bill

Lawmakers have approved legislation allowing the expansion of special courts to handle current and former military personnel.


Photo: KMOX

Missouri Bill Would Limit Highway Patrol Purchases

The legislation responds to the patrol’s purchase of a new $5.6 million airplane in December.


(John Moore/Getty)

Missouri Bill Would Let Veterans Get In-State Tuition

The measure passed the House 155-0 on Monday following 31-0 approval in the Senate last week. It now heads to Gov. Jay Nixon.


Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Budget Creates Choice Between Seniors, Kids

Lawmakers passed a $25 billion budget that could force Gov. Nixon to choose between funding for developmentally disabled children or seniors



Education to Get More Money in Missouri Budget Plan

Missouri public schools and universities will be getting a funding increase under an agreement by legislative budget negotiators.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

The Stan Span Inches Closer to Reality

Missouri House members gave the legislation final approval 149-1 on Monday. It now goes to Gov. Jay Nixon.


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Top House Republican Forms Committee To Probe Revenue Department Scandal

House Speaker Tim Jones said he wants the panel of law enforcement officials to report to him with recommendations for new laws.


(Press photo of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon)

Governor Nixon Declares State of Emergency in Missouri

Nixon plans to survey storm damage today and meet with local officials.



Missouri Senate, House Panels Defeat Medicaid Expansion

Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature dealt a triple defeat Wednesday to a Medicaid expansion plan as Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.





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