JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The legislature has sent Governor Jay Nixon (D) a proposed $620-million a year cut to income taxes, and Republicans are considering whether enough votes to override a veto are in reach.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The legislature has sent Governor Jay Nixon a proposed $620-million a year cut to income taxes, and Republicans are considering whether enough votes to override a veto are in reach.
OZARK, Mo.-- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will visit Ozark High School on Thursday to discuss his "Good Schools, Good Jobs" plan.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Republic Sen. John Lamping of St. Louis said the state does not need a one-cent sales tax to support transportation, and that the funding could come from the state's General Revenue.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The legislature is moving to keep the state from charging a sales tax anytime some Missourians buy a home.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, (D-Mo.), has launched a survey of colleges and universities, to learn how the schools deal with rape and sexual assault cases on campus.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's House of Representatives has given initial approval to restricting the sales of electronic cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Chairman of the Senate Committee that has the House’s 911 funding legislation says there are some things that need to be shaken out in that bill before it can advance.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state Senate is considering a proposal that says people who run for the legislature better finish their terms before they take another job in state government—or else.
CBSNews -- At an Easter prayer breakfast at the White House Monday morning, President Obama denounced the shootings on Sunday that targeted the Jewish community in Overland Park, Kansas.
CNN -- President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama reported an adjusted gross income of $481,098 for 2013 -- about 21% less than the year before.
CBSNews -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration, CBS News has confirmed.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon (D) is lending his voice to those concerned about the removal from the budget of $4.6-million for the state Children’s Division by the Senate budget committee.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The legislature could meet its goal of shrinking state government this year—by getting rid of about thirty boards and committees it established, such things as the Advisory Committee on Tobacco Securitization or the Joint Committee on Urban Agriculture or the Farm to Table Advisory board.
NIXA, Mo. -- The City of Nixa lost a half-cent sales tax issue by just four votes, now they want to hold a recount.
CBSNews -- Four and a half years after President Obama last traveled to Fort Hood to mourn soldiers killed by a colleague, the president returned once again to pay his respects to another three soldiers that were killed in a shooting at Fort Hood last week.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The House gave initial passage, or “perfected,” legislation alternately called “right to work” by supporters and “right to work for free” by opponents, and both sides are claiming victory.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- University City representative Rory Ellinger has died early Wednesday morning. House Minority Leader Jake Hummel (D-St. Louis) made the announcement to the House Wednesday morning, which then held a moment of silence for Ellinger, who had recently been diagnosed with liver cancer. He was 72.
SOUTHWEST Mo. – The results are in for many area ballot issues.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield’s pension sales tax will stay in place.
WASHINGTON, DC -- (CNN) -- From the White House to Capitol Hill to the campaign trail, Democrats are planning an across-the- board push on paycheck equality on Tuesday, the party's first large-scale coordinated effort on the issue ahead of November's midterm elections.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Several issues will be decided today, and candidates chosen, in the April municipal elections in Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri state senator wants to give tax break to people buying used cars.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Kansas is on the verge of banding with 8 other states including Missouri in forming an interstate health care compact, which would let states go their own way with health care rather than participate in the federal healthcare reform law.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Ten voting precincts will be closed Tuesday, April 8.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Area Democrats gather April 4 and 5 for the 2014 Jackson Day Celebration.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- A proposal has again been introduced in the state legislature to limit bicycle traffic on Missouri’s roads.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Debate of whether to fund bicycle paths with potential proceeds from a transportation tax threatens to take the wheels off a proposed transportation sales tax.
CBSNews -- A bill to extend unemployment insurance benefits cleared a final test vote in the Senate by the thinnest of margins Thursday and his headed for a vote on final passage Monday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A proposal to establish new ethics for the people who pass Missouri’s laws has run into critics who say it doesn’t do enough or might do too much.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Senate discussion of Medicaid reform has been stopped when debate between two Republican Senators started to turn a little ugly.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down current limits on the total amount individual donors can make to political campaigns.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The House has given initial approval to a bill meant to nullify federal gun laws within the state.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has approved a $26.6-billion budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The House’s proposal now goes to the Senate.
WASHINGTON, DC -- A Senate committee will hold a hearing next week into GM's response to the discovery of faulty ignition switches. Sen. Claire McCaskill (R-MO) will chair the hearing.
CBSNews -- Some of the most politically divisive themes and issues of the 2012 election -- Obamacare, the left's "war on religion," the right's "war on women," and the notion of corporate personhood -- all come into play in two cases that will be argued before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The Hague, Netherlands (CNN) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders have decided to end Russia's role in the group of leading industrialized nations, the White House said Monday.
NIXA. Mo. -- School districts are asking for no-tax-levy-increase bond issue money to pay for upgrades and improvements. Several of those schools are making FEMA safe rooms a big part of their plans.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Doctors in Springfield say a bipartisan bill just signed into law by Gov. Jay Nixon will help patients in treatment for cancer.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The free ride for cell phone users and 9-1-1 services may soon be over.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo .-- The latest House Republican to file articles of impeachment against Governor Jay Nixon (D) says he is “appalled” his majority party’s leadership has not advanced any proposals to impeach the Governor since their filing.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri's governor has joined the ranks of politicians endorsing the expansion of the Keystone Pipeline, known as the Keystone XL project, and is urging the president to move forward on the project.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The White House is rolling out a new project to overhaul the rules for paying overtime - changes that will affect millions of households.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Almost all of Missouri's laws on crime will be rewritten and reordered in the Missouri
WASHINGTON, DC -- Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on Tuesday went to the Senate floor to charge that the CIA was spying on committee staff members who were conducting oversight of the intelligence agency.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A bill that would limit city and county control over cellphone towers has been delivered to Gov. Jay Nixon's desk, but a group that represents Missouri municipalities is asking him to veto it.
CBSNews -- The Senate on Monday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Senate supports Senator McCaskill’s proposal to make unit commanders responsible for prosecution of military sex assault cases in their units. Another Senator had proposed letting a special prosecutor decide if the case should be filed.
(CNN) -- Modern-day peeping Toms in Massachusetts, the sorts who get their thrills snapping "upskirt" photos on crowded subways, now have their behavior criminalized.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Bowing to pressure from the Pentagon, the senate kills a measure that would have changed the way the military handles sexual assault cases.