Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro

Missouri Education Commissioner to Resign

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro said Monday that she plans to resign later this year, ending a tenure during which she repeatedly came under criticism as the state adopted new school accreditation standards and dealt with struggling districts.

09/15/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about the shooting death of 18 year-old Michael Brown during a news conference on Aug. 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Photo: Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ferguson Lawmaker Calls Governor ‘Coward’

A state senator representing parts of Ferguson called Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon a “coward” for his response to the fatal shooting of a black man and the protests that followed.

09/10/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri speaks to media on Aug. 15, 2014, in St. Louis. Violent protests have erupted in the city following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9. Nixon appointed Capt. Johnson to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson after receiving numerous complaints about the excessive show and use of force by the police against protestors and the news media covering the demonstrations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Records: Gov. Nixon Kept Routine After Ferguson Shooting

Copies of Nixon’s daily schedule show that the governor continued to go about his routine business for several days after the shooting in Ferguson.

09/05/2014

A demonstrator holds a sign reading, "Dont Shoot", with a picture of Michael Brown on August 17, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Credibility Concerns in Michael Brown Investigation

Missouri authorities leading the investigation into the police shooting death of Michael Brown are increasingly facing questions about whether their eventual findings can be seen as credible.

08/18/2014

File photo of a person holding a cellphone. (Photo by Jean Sebastien/AFP/Getty)

Missouri Voters May Fortify Digital Privacy Rights

The Aug. 5 ballot measure known as Amendment 9 would require police to obtain a warrant before searching or seizing “electronic communications and data.”

07/28/2014

Photo: KMOX

Action Stalls on Mo. Gubernatorial Election Change

A proposed amendment that would require candidates for governor and lieutenant governor to run as a ticket.

04/11/2012

Tax 2, Getty Images, Kutay Tanir

Missouri Tax Credits on the Chopping Block

Four bills were presented to the committee that would pear down tax credits in Missouri

01/20/2012

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