Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said today state employees will get Nov. 29 — the day after Thanksgiving — as an extra holiday.
Jurors recommend the death penalty for David Hosier for a Sept. 28, 2009, murder in Jefferson City.
Report also questions pay raises to lieutenant governor's staff
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder doesn’t have the legal authority to investigate public concerns about government waste, nor to create his planned “Missouri Waste Report” website, a state audit report said Thursday. Additionally, the report said, Kinder’s plans duplicate work already created by state law in other state agencies.
Koechner toured by members of MRED
Opinion agrees with governor, is at odds with supporters
Attorney General Chris Koster said today that putting the Legislature's tax-cut bill into law could result in Missourians getting tax refunds for three previous years' returns.
No ‘foul play’ suspected
Had been charged with 2011 murder
Drew Puckett was found not guilty of second-degree murder charges late Tuesday afternoon. A grand jury indicted Puckett in 2011, charging him for the shotgun killing of Caleb Crabtree.
Drew Puckett killed Caleb Crabtree on Sept. 2, 2011, and then said during a 911 call: “I told you I would (shoot him) and I don’t feel bad about it.”
State Fair functions in increasingly competitive world
State employees may not see their $500 pay raise next January, and another 1,000 jobs could be cut from the state's payroll if lawmakers override the governor's veto of a tax-cut bill.