A House resolution has been introduced that would authorize impeachment against Governor Greitens. Jason Taylor reports.
Exactly 106 years from the day the Titanic set sail, the man who found its wreckage will visit Missouri State University. The Sprinfield News Leader reports Robert Ballard will serve as the Public Affairs Conference opening keynote speaker at 7:30 tonight at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.
Ballard has tracked down many significant shipwrecks. The list includes the German battleship Bismarck, the lost fleet of Guadalcanal, the U.S. aircraft carrier Yorktown and John F. Kennedy’s boat, PT-109. He discovered the Titanic in 1985.
Ballard – who’s appeared in several National Geographic TV programs – has a doctorate of philosophy in marine geology and geophysics from the University of Rhode Island.
Tonight’s event in Springfield is free and open to the public.
Special Election results and the balance of power in the Missouri Legislature. Jason Taylor reports
The measure passed with roughly 60% of the vote during Tuesday’s Special Election. Mayor Lyda Krewson said she appreciates the support from the voters on this ballot issue, “I’m so thrilled that the voters of the City of St. Louis reaffirmed their confidence in our police department, fire department, and also in the recreation programs, after school jobs that were on the ballot. So we’re thrilled and appreciate their support.”
Opponents of the measure say this half cent sales tax increase will have a negative impact on the city’s poorest residents.
Republican leadership is hoping for a special session if they find the money for in-home and nursing care. Bill Wise reports.
Kicking Maria Chappelle-Nadal out of the Senate is not likely to happen. Bill Wise reports,
Missouri’s House and Senate will come back to Jefferson City next week. Bill Wise reports.
Officials take steps to help RV campers at this year’s Missouri State Fair. Bill Wise reports.
Missouri’s First Lady knows a thing or two about North Korea. Bill Wise reports.
A possible Claire McCaskill challenger has launched an exploratory committee. Bill Wise reports.