Allegations Against Missouri Governor Raise Legal RisksA conviction on a blackmail charge can carry years or even decades behind bars. However, blackmail can be difficult to prove, especially without third-party witnesses, said Jeff Cramer, a former top federal prosecutor in Chicago.
Missouri Governor Signs Budget, Cuts $250M in SpendingThis includes money for K-12 school buses, higher education and social services.
Sen. Nasheed Asks For State Help for Homeless SheltersSen. Jamilah Nasheed sent a letter to the governor on Monday to request state assistance to address the displacement of Missourians caused by the closing of the New Life Evangelistic Center.
Greitens Wants to Use Tobacco Money to Reverse Medicaid CutsWants to use some of the money from Missouri's settlement with tobacco companies to restore most of the budget cuts he'd proposed for in-home services.
Democrats Ask Greitens to Allow Expanded Family LeaveThe governor supports family leave for state employees and the administration is reviewing the proposed rule changes.
Missouri's New Governor Temporarily Freezes New RegulationsAny proposed new regulations must now first get approval from his office. The order also calls for a review of current regulations.