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Greitens' proposal for Missouri budget includes pay raises

Published Jan. 23 2018

Gov. Eric Greitens said Monday that every state worker making less than $50,000 a year will receive an increase in...

Attorney general looks to strengthen enforcement authority on records law

Published Jan. 23 2018

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley on Monday announced three proposals meant to strengthen and give "real teeth" to the state's...

Bill would double width of utility corridors

Published Jan. 22 2018

A bill presented last week before the Missouri Senate's Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee would double the width of...

Watson terminated over 'priorities, direction'

Published Jan. 21 2018

John Watson was removed Thursday as the Missouri State Employees Retirement System's executive director by a 7-4 vote during a...

DNR employee honored for hurricane relief work

Published Jan. 21 2018

A Missouri Department of Natural Resources maintenance worker from Cassville is the State Employee of the Month for January.

Midwest March for Life on tap Saturday

Published Jan. 21 2018

The eighth annual Midwest March for Life is scheduled for Saturday in Jefferson City.The event kicks off at 7:45 a.

Feds OK state's education plan

Published Jan. 19 2018

The U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Tuesday she had approved Missouri's consolidated state plan under the Every...

State law: Budget has to be printed

Published Jan. 18 2018

A state law on the books since at least 1939, and last modified in 2003, may prevent Gov. Eric Greitens...

'Sunshine Law' case against State Board of Education revised

Published Jan. 17 2018

A revised lawsuit now asks Cole County Circuit Judge Pat Joyce to void the actions taken at the state board's...

State position created to expand internet access

Published Jan. 17 2018

The Missouri Department of Economic Development will hire a rural broadband manager to lead efforts to expand internet access in...

Transportation task force recommends changes in public policy, funding methods

Published Jan. 14 2018

Missourians "are not satisfied with the state of our transportation system now," state Rep. Kevin Corlew told a Jan. 2...

Missouri State Highway Patrol cuts four planes

Published Jan. 14 2018

The Missouri Highway Patrol has four fewer aircraft in its fleet and took in more than $758,000 from selling the...

State cutting 30 vehicles from OA fleet

Published Jan. 14 2018

Missouri's fleet of cars used for state employees' travel is getting smaller, thanks to the work of the governor's Task...

Judge rejects suit over attorney general's residency

Published Jan. 11 2018

Donna Mueller is not the proper petitioner to file a lawsuit over where Attorney General Josh Hawley lives, Cole County...

MSHSAA: Schools being more proactive about head injuries

Published Jan. 11 2018

The Missouri State High School Activities Association's most recent report on head injuries suggests high schools' sports and activities communities...

MERS Goodwill establishing four adult high schools in Missouri

Published Jan. 10 2018

MERS Goodwill announced Tuesday it has received the contract to establish four adult high schools in Missouri over the next...

Judge keeps state education 'Sunshine' lawsuit going

Published Jan. 9 2018

A Springfield teacher's lawsuit accusing the State Board of Education of violating Missouri's "Sunshine" law is moving forward.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry launches GovWatch

Published Jan. 9 2018

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry spun off its Jefferson City-based legislative tracking service at the end of December...

State pay tops 2 area lawmakers' wish list for State of State message

Published Jan. 9 2018

When Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers his second State of the State address Wednesday night, two area lawmakers hope he...

State Board of Education hears testimony on desired commissioner traits

Published Jan. 9 2018

The State Board of Education's three remaining seated members met Monday to hear public testimony on what qualifications people of...