House Budget Committee approves $24.7 billion budget

The House Appropriations Committee has passed a proposed $24.7 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, and it does not include Medicaid eligibility expansion. The Committee rejected two amendments that would have reinserted federal dollars and projected...

Guard contemplates New Madrid disaster

National Guard officials from eight states have contemplated disaster and hope that by doing so they have a better handle on how to react should the New Madrid fault rupture. The Missouri National Guard hosted a conference to coordinate the emergency response of eight...

John and Jessica Byrd serving together in Afghanistan

Many Missouri National Guardsmen will be leaving their spouses behind as they deploy to Afghanistan, but one couple will be going together. John and Jessica Byrd joined the Army, they said, to see the world. Now they’ll get to see it together. The Byrds met...
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