Deaconess Foundation Announced Grant for Civic EngagementThe foundation announced a $100 thousand grant to fund a public policy campaign focused on civic engagement and racial equity
Governor May Combine Environmental CommissionsTwo Missouri state commissions that serve as watchdogs against water and air pollution may be merged
Senator Durbin Calls for Voter Commission to Rescind Information RequestTop Illinois Democrats are calling on the Trump administration's election integrity commission to completely rescind its request for potentially sensitive voter information.
Illinois Board to Vote on Vote Fraud CooperationAn Illinois State Board of Elections spokesman says the board will decide next month whether to provide some information about voters to President Trump's voting commission.
Team Chosen to Review University of Missouri After TurmoilA former system president and a wealthy university donor will help review the University of Missouri following last year's turmoil.
State Board Approves Remap Item for Ballot, Pending LawsuitA measure that would let Illinois voters decide if an independent commission should draw political boundaries inched closer to the November ballot.
Senate Approves Panel to Review University of Missouri RulesLawmakers voted 28-2 Monday to form the panel, which will recommend changes by the end of the year.
Ferguson Commission Co-Chair Says Panel Making ImpactStarsky Wilson cites 11 bills based on commission's findings.
'Report Card' Gives Mississippi River Basin a D+The report by America's Watershed Initiative assesses categories such as the abundance of clean water, flood control and risk, ecosystem health, the economy and recreation on the river and its watershed.
St. Louis Taxicab Regulator Files Suit Against UberThe battle between St. Louis-area taxicab regulators and Uber has escalated again with a new lawsuit that seeks to stop operation of the ride-hailing company in the region.
VIDEO: Activist and Police Officer Find Middle Ground"I'm not going to be able to work with him," Aldridge says he thought. "I'm not going to be able to really even look at him without thinking, 'Darren Wilson supporter.'"
Ferguson Panel Recommends Police, Court Reform, TransparencyThe Ferguson Commission, a 16-member panel appointed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon in November, released a copy of its 198-page report online Monday.

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