Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s $4.1 billion plan to overhaul public school funding passed through the Senate on Monday, but a district court order issued last week signaled that the plan may be blocked before it gets off the ground.
Dr. Daniel Isom confirmed with Sen. Jamilah Nasheed that he will resign his post as the recently confirmed Director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.
Kander is the first Democrat to launch a challenge to Republican Sen. Roy Blunt. He announced his candidacy Thursday with a written statement and a video.
The Senate will now have a chance to consider the legislation, but it’s unclear whether it will pass in that chamber.
Schmitt’s bill would cut from 30 percent to 10 percent how much of a city’s budget can be financed by traffic fines.
The bill would reduce the lifetime limit a person can be on TANF from five years to two. Sen. David Sater said that would encourage TANF members to hold a job and be able to be independent from the government sooner.
Tougher sentences for gun crimes is the mission of a state senator from north St. Louis as she arrives in Jefferson City for the new session.
This football season, when sports reporters confront the question of what to call the Washington Redskins, they’ll experience a conundrum we government reporters have been facing for decades. It is the conflict between accurate speech versus politically correct speech.
Mitch McConnell picked to lead, while Missourian Roy Blunt to serve as caucus vice chair.
In a Senate race as pivotal as any in the country, Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is running against Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, who is running against President Barack Obama.