Today, the state of Missouri requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expand last week’s federal disaster declaration for the state in two ways. […]
The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld today a lower court’s decision in the death sentence of 51-year-old Craig Wood. In 2017, Wood was convicted of […]
Hailey’s Law has been signed by the governor. Bill Wise reports
The ownership group vying to bring an MLS soccer team to St. Louis met with the MLS expansion committee on Monday at league headquarters in […]
Legislation requiring Missouri’s Amber Alert System Oversight Committee to meet at least annually has been signed into law by Governor Mike Parson. State Rep. Curtis […]
Rain (and more rain) for southeast Missouri as remnants of tropical storm Barry brush the state. Bill Wise reports.
Legislation that would have allowed outdoor “Viking funerals” was vetoed by Missouri’s governor on Friday. Governor Mike Parson (R) announced the veto in a letter […]
Drivers will not be allowed to turn left on a red light when turning onto a one-way street. Gov. Mike Parson has vetoed a bill […]
The motorcycle helmets will have to stay on. Gov. Mike Parson has vetoed today legislation with several major provisions, including one that would let motorcycle […]
A new way to make sure that child support is paid. Missouri’s state treasurer weighs in. Bill Wise reports.
Legislation requiring Missouri’s Amber Alert System Oversight Committee to meet at least annually has been signed into law by Governor Mike Parson. State Rep. Curtis Trent, R-Springfield, filed “Hailey’s Law” in response to the 2014 kidnapping, rape and killing of ten-year-old Hailey Owens in Springfield. Trent notes the oversight committee hasn’t met since 2015. “And […]
Politics & Government
Today, the state of Missouri requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expand last week’s federal disaster declaration for the state in two ways. In a press release from Governor Mike Parson’s office, it says the state wants FEMA to consider making assistance available to residents and businesses in 21 additional counties and provide […]
A U.S. House subcommittee heard testimony this week about river flooding. Tom Waters, Chairman of the Missouri Levee and Drainage District Association, said the flooding is far from over and he wants federal officials to act quickly to get levees repaired. “We know it’s going to be high – above flood stage – probably through […]
Missouri’s fiscal year 2020 is underway and the state budget is a whopping $29.7 billion. Here are the highlights of the budget plan: *About 30% of the fiscal blueprint covers the healthcare costs of Missourians on Medicaid *1.5% rate increases to Medicaid providers *Gives corrections employees a pay raise of at least 3% for new […]