Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration is under fire after the Missouri State Highway Patrol spent nearly $6 million purchasing a new King Air aircraft.
The Missouri Legislature convened its 2013 session Wednesday with the largest contingent of Republican lawmakers since the Civil War era.
“Ninety-five percent of my district is new,” Sen. David Pearce. The carving up of counties comes despite a command from the Missouri Constitution.
This was quite a different special session than any I’ve seen in my more than four decades at the statehouse.
AP analysis: Tom Dempsey and Rob Mayer have their hands full