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Ban on right-to-work laws in Missouri faces court challenges

Published Jan. 23 2017

Supporters of a right-to-work measure to ban mandatory union dues in Missouri are challenging ballot proposals that would undermine that...

Trump's DC hotel a hub of activity and ethics questions

Published Jan. 22 2017

While President Donald Trump's hotel in Washington served as a hub of inaugural activities, it also stands as ground zero...

Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts

Published Jan. 21 2017

President Donald Trump moved to repair his tumultuous relationship with America's spy agencies on his first full day in office,...

Greitens pushing school choice for special needs students

Published Jan. 21 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens didn't explicitly mention school choice in his State of the State address, but he did call...

Trump takes charge: Sworn in as nation's 45th president

Published Jan. 20 2017

Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United...

The Latest: Inauguration Day developments

Published Jan. 20 2017

Here is "The Latest" coverage from Associated Press on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States.

Obama commutes 330 drug sentences on last day as president

Published Jan. 20 2017

In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug...

Lack of Latinos in Trump Cabinet draws ire for 'setback'

Published Jan. 20 2017

President-elect Donald Trump's decision not to appoint any Latinos to his Cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics, who...

Inaugural cheers, fireworks: Trump sweeps in for his big day

Published Jan. 20 2017

With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and...

How to watch inauguration events, with or without TV

Published Jan. 20 2017

The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following today's presidential inauguration ceremony, the pomp and circumstance surrounding...

Missouri senator files bill to stop investment in Russia

Published Jan. 19 2017

A Missouri senator says the state shouldn't be investing in Russia, and she has filed a bill to stop it.

Missouri Republicans push right to work bill forward

Published Jan. 19 2017

A bill prohibiting mandatory union fees in workplaces is moving to the Missouri Senate after winning House approval.

Missouri lawmakers urged to relax Real ID prohibition

Published Jan. 19 2017

Airport, trucking and business officials all are urging Missouri lawmakers to change state driver's license laws to comply with federal...

Hartzler tapped to continue oversight of defense programs

Published Jan. 19 2017

Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-4th District, released the following statement after House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, tapped her...

Greitens appoints new DNR head

Published Jan. 19 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens announced Wednesday that Carol Comer will head Missouri's Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Missouri, New Hampshire could become right-to-work states

Published Jan. 19 2017

Newly bolstered Republican majorities are moving quickly in several states to diminish the power of organized labor with new laws...

Greitens announces new DNR director

Published Jan. 18 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens announced Wednesday that Carol Comer will head Missouri's Department of Natural Resources.

Greitens focuses on job growth during State of the State

Published Jan. 18 2017

New Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens outlined plans to help grow jobs during his first State of the State address Tuesday,...

Local women protest health care law changes

Published Jan. 16 2017

In spite of the drizzle and cold weather, a small group of women unhappy with Congress' plans to repeal the...

New Missouri Legislature includes 23 lawyers

Published Jan. 15 2017

Twenty-three — Missouri currently has the lowest number in its history of lawmakers who also are lawyers.

Election filing deadline nears

Published Jan. 13 2017

The local municipal election will be Tuesday, April 4. The final filing date for the candidates for school board and...

Missouri House budget leader calls for more cuts

Published Jan. 12 2017

Missouri's Republican House budget leader says without more cuts the state is expected to end the fiscal year about $40...

Counties able to get federal funds for drug monitoring

Published Jan. 11 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice says Missouri counties are now eligible to receive federal funds for prescription drug monitoring programs...