Todd Graves, a Platte County resident and prominent Kansas City attorney, has been appointed special counsel for the Bipartisan Investigative Committee on Privacy Protection.
Gov. Jay Nixon began the year with ambitious priorities to start of his second term but ran into a wall of opposition from the Republican Legislature.
Legislation passed in the closing hours of Missouri's annual session Friday could patch a hole in the state budget for early childhood programs and some health care initiatives.
Governor Jay Nixon is threatening to lay off state workers unless Republican lawmakers fully fund the Missouri Department of Revenue's Motor Vehicles Division for a full fiscal year.
The Missouri House on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would bar welfare recipients from spending their cash benefits at liquor stores, casinos or strip clubs.
The Senate passed legislation 24-5 on Thursday handing the task to sheriffs. The measure now heads to Gov.
State education officials would be able to intervene sooner to turn around struggling Missouri school districts under a measure that cleared the Legislature Wednesday and now heads to Gov.
Two Mid-Missouri colleges are trying to help you get your degree faster. Linn State Technical College and Lincoln University signed an agreement that would allow students with an associate degree in computer technology at Linn State to get financial assistance for a bachelor's degree at Lincoln.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill Wednesday that regulates the sale of city-owned hospitals and settles a dispute between North Kansas City and North Kansas City Hospital .
The debate around the privacy of gun owners has dominated the legislature this session , with Republican lawmakers' persistent outcry regarding record-keeping in the state.
But an escalating controversy - that wasn't even an issue when the session began in January - has prompted spite-based budgeting from the Republican-controlled legislature and threats of retaliation from Democratic Gov.
The Missouri Legislature voted to create an online database allowing businesses to check whether job applicants have a history of filing workers' compensation claims.
Three years after Missourians voted to crack down on disreputable dog breeding operations, the Show-Me State continues to lead the nation in the number of dangerous and unsanitary puppy mills.
Missouri lawmakers are hoping the third time will be the charm in their quest to reinstate local taxes on cars, trucks and boats purchased from out-of-state dealers or in private transactions.