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State Sen. Mike Kehoe reluctantly admitted defeat this morning on his proposal for a 10-year, one-cent sales tax to pay for transportation improvements.
Gov. Jay Nixon this morning promised to "reduce staff and services accordingly — including making the necessary layoffs — effective July 1" if lawmakers pass the state's budget in its current form.
Full recovery expected
John Watson, 53 — Gov. Jay Nixon’s chief of staff — was hospitalized over the weekend after a mild stroke.
Preliminary order in effect until July trial
With a few exceptions, Linn State Technical College students won’t have to take a drug test, at least while a judge's preliminary injunction is in effect.
Dry weather is expected to continue Sunday before another storm system threatens Mid-Missouri on Monday evening and Tuesday morning.
Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to severe winter weather that began early this morning,
The Missouri Legislature convened its 2013 session Wednesday with the largest contingent of Republican lawmakers since the Civil War era pledging to cut taxes for residents and revamp the state’s business incentives to boost the economy.
Rate hike is fifth in last six years
Jefferson City native will succeed William Ray Price Jr., who retired Aug. 1
Paul Wilson, former Cole County circuit judge and a former assistant attorney general, will be the next judge on Missouri's Supreme Court. Gov. Jay Nixon announced the appointment this afternoon.
Mid-Missourians will get a chance next week to meet the three finalists for Lincoln University’s vacant president’s job. The three finalists were identified Friday as: Bernard Franklin, an NCAA officer in Indianapolis; Rosalind Fuse-Hall, a director of Title III programs; and Kevin Rome, a vice chancellor at North Carolina Central University.