JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri's new state auditor took the oath of office on Monday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- St. Louis businessman John Brunner announced on Thursday that he has formed an exploratory committee to consider running for governor in Missouri in 2016.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Minutes after the Arkansas House passed an amended Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), Governor Asa Hutchinson signed it.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Concealed firearms would be allowed on public transportation under a bill being considered in the state house. The bill would exempt public education transportation and cross country trains.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- There were intense negotiations Wednesday at the Capitol, as lawmakers worked to craft religious freedom legislation that alleviates concerns of Governor Asa Hutchinson.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The Missouri House is preparing to begin work on a bill the state Senate passed that would tighten restrictions on how much money cities can make from traffic tickets and fines.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- There were worries about the privacy of inmates and whether putting their behavioral records online would make it harder to reintegrate back into society when they are released.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- People interested in running for Springfield's Zone 1 City Council seat have a little more than a week left to apply.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (CNN)-- President Barack Obama spoke to African-American students in South Carolina on Friday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- The Arkansas House approved a bill Friday, prohibiting the state from administering a test linked to Common Core.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo.-- The voter registration deadline for Springfield's April election is Wednesday, March 11.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Former Arkansas governor Mike Beebe has a new job. The Roberts Law Firm, with offices in Little Rock and Boston, Massachusetts, made the announcement Wednesday on its Facebook page:
CLAYTON, Mo.-- A friend of former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich revealed on Thursday that she spoke with Schweich just moments before he killed himself.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- A bill benefiting families of fallen firefighters passed the Arkansas Senate Wednesday, and now heads to the governor's desk for approval. It passed the house on Monday.
WASHINGTON (CBS NEWS)-- Wednesday the Supreme Court heard arguments in another case challenging the Affordable Care Act. This time, the justices were asked to decide who is eligible for the law's tax subsidies that make health insurance affordable for millions of Americans.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Opponents of the effort to repeal Springfield's non-discrimination ordinance argue the move would hurt Springfield's ability to attract, retain and educate the best workforce.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- A federal judge with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas has denied a request to lift her Nov. 25 stay of an order invalidating the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Secretary of State Jason Kander announced on Wednesday that the public can comment on an initiative petition to amend the Revised Statutes of Missouri.
WASHINGTON (CBS NEWS)--The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday made one last effort to push through the approval of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, but efforts to override a presidential veto failed.
Washington (CNN)-- The Department of Homeland Security won't run out of money anytime soon. The House cleared legislation Tuesday that will keep the agency operating through the end of September after a standoff last week threatened to shutter the agency and furlough thousands of workers. The 257-167 vote sends the bill to President Barack Obama for his signature.
CLAYTON, Mo.-- Tom Schweich’s political mentor said his death represents a low point of politics, and has called on an end to the type of campaigning that some say contributed to Schweich’s death last week.
CLAYTON, Mo.-- A memorial service for Missouri Auditor and candidate for governor Tom Schweich will be held Tuesday at the church he attended in Clayton.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- A bill putting into law prison and parole reforms sought by the governor passed the full senate Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Governor Jay Nixon encourages more Missourians to participate in outdoor recreation and enjoy our state parks and historic sites.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- A Missouri House committee will hear testimony on Tuesday about a bill on religious rights for students.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Springfield City Council member and Mayor Pro Tempore Jeff Seifried plans to resign on Friday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo-- Missourians who want to legalize marijuana in the state can now gather signatures in hopes of getting an initiative on the 2016 ballot.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The public can now comment on five initiative petitions that would amend the Missouri Constitution.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed two executive orders in his first official day in office. The first executive order is a state hiring freeze. The second executive order requires a governor review of state agency rules and regulations.
WASHINGTON-- The Republican-led U.S. House has voted to undermine President Barack Obama’s immigration policies.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon this week released $2 million for Missouri's A+ program.
WASHINGTON (CBS NEWS)-- The Supreme Court on Friday announced that it will take up this term a case challenging the way federal subsidies are doled out through Obamacare.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama landed Sunday in Afghanistan on an unannounced trip to visit with U.S. forces on Memorial Day weekend, according to the press pool traveling with the President.
(CNN) -- The U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages as equal to traditional marriages in all federal matters, including in U.S. courts, bankruptcies, prison visits and survivor benefits, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday.
New York (CNN) -- A New York man armed with a rifle, boxes of ammunition and a machete was arrested Friday after allegedly threatening to kill former President George W. Bush, according to a federal court complaint.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Some Missouri lawmakers accuse the State's Department of Revenue of violating state law while handling people's personal information.