JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- When a "right to work" bill cleared the state House and Senate, neither chamber gave it enough votes to overturn a veto.
LEMARS, Iowa, -- Rick Perry has set a date to reveal his plans for 2016.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri House Speaker John Diehl, Jr. (R-Town and Country) is leaving office after reports surfaced this week of inappropriate texts between Diehl and a House intern.
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Speaker of Missouri's House of Representatives has reportedly carried on intimate text exchanges with a former intern from Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, according to the Kansas City Star.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Even with plenty of issues and three days left, Democrats in the state Senate say the session is effectively finished after Republicans forced a so-called “right to work” measure through their chamber.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has voted to overturn Governor Jay Nixon’s (D) veto of a bill that would shorten the length of time Missourians can receive unemployment benefits.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- After an almost nine hour filibuster by Democrats, the Missouri Senate passes a so-called “right to work” bill Tuesday. The Senate’s version made some minor changes to the House version passed back in February.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri’s aging Capitol could soon see renovations if Governor Jay Nixon signs a bill that could pay for them.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- As the final week of the legislative session begins, some significant bills are still on the table. One of those is a transportation bill.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield attorney Brad Bradshaw, familiar to many for his television commercials for his law practice, announced Friday he is running for Missouri Lt. Governor.
WASHINTON D.C. -- Senator Tom Cotton stood alone on Thursday as the US Senate moves forward on its intention to oversee nuclear negotiations with Iran.
SAUDI ARABIA-- Secretary of State John Kerry's trip to Saudi Arabia could help bring peace--- at least for now.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri legislature has moved to block cities from raising the minimum wage and from banning plastic grocery bags.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As law enforcement issues continue to fuel national debate, a bill that could change Missouri's deadly force law is expected to move another step forward at the statehouse this week.
HOPE, Ark. -- Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is expected to announce his presidential plans for 2016 later this morning. He'll be making that announcement from his hometown of Hope.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Senate last week gave initial approval to an increase in Missouri fuel taxes, but some leaders are concerned that might be as far as the bill gets.
HARRISON, Ark. -- Arkansas icon and former Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt will be laid to rest Monday.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her candidacy for president Monday. And retired physician Ben Carson says he plans to announce his candidacy Monday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House has approved a bill that would extend the castle doctrine to houseguests.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Senate is one vote away from sending to the House a bill to raise Missouri’s gas tax. The proposal would increase the tax on diesel fuel 3.5-cent per gallon and 1.5-cent per gallon on all other fuels.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) Thursday vetoed Senate Bill 24, which would limit the lifetime cap on welfare benefits. The cap is currently 5 years. The bill would reduce that to 4 years.
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton has her first official competitor for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination now that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has formally declared his bid for the White House.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A state representative doesn’t like how a state energy plan is being developed and wants to require that the legislature gets to sign off on it.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's new state auditor has been sworn in. Nicole Galloway was formerly Boone County Treasurer. She will fill the unexpired term of Tom Schweich, who committed suicide on February 26th.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri state employees would not receive a pay raise in the fiscal year starting July 1 under the budget awaiting action by Governor Jay Nixon (D), but it would pay for a look at how they're paid.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state Senate is the target of a lawsuit over access to its committee hearings.
WASHINGTON - The highly politicized five-month battle to choose President Barack Obama's next attorney general came to a close Thursday when the Senate finally voted to confirm Loretta Lynch.
WASHINGTON -- The alarm system protecting former President George H. W. Bush's Houston home did not work properly for more than a year starting in September 2013, according to a Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General report to be released today.
BOLIVAR, Mo. -- Missouri Sen. Mike Parson (R-Bolivar) will run for Governor in 2016.
Hillary Clinton is planning to launch her presidential candidacy on Sunday through a video message on social media, a person close to her campaign-in-waiting tells CNN.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The next step in the legislative budget process is for the House and Senate to work out the differences between their two budget proposals, and there are some big differences.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The proposed budget for the Missouri Department of Social Services was rejected early this morning, before the Senate reversed itself.
Some voters got an early start when polls opened at 6am in Springfield. The SOGI issue may drive turn-out up to 16%.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- For Rand Paul, it's all led to this moment. The Kentucky senator makes it officials today what has been clear for years: He's running for president.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri House bill concerning the rights of student organizations to control membership will be heard today in the Missouri Senate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's river ports just received a big boost. After a push by several Legislators with ports in their districts, Governor Jay Nixon has released $3 million for the state's river transportation system.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A proposed Missouri state budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1 could move very quickly in the legislature this week.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There is a lot of interest in next Tuesday's election in Greene County, particularly because of the vote whether to repeal the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identification (SOGI) ordinance.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) is defending his stance on negotiations over Iran's nuclear program.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Governor Asa Hutchinson told state legislators Wednesday to go back to the drawing board with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. In the process, he thrust both himself and his son, Seth, into the spotlight.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As part of her series of Senior Listening Sessions across the state, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill will visit Springfield and Branson Thursday.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Former Arkansas Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt has died at the age of 92. He died Wednesday at a Springdale hospital.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, after first saying he would sign House Bill 1228, is now asking the legislature to recall the bill and amend it.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas' controversial legislation, House Bill 1228, creating backlash among the business community. We talk with a northwest Arkansas business owner, and State Senator, Bart Hester, tells us why he's supporting the bill.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield voters got a chance Monday to learn more about the people who want to be mayor or serve on City Council and the school board.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Police in Jefferson City, Missouri confirm a spokesman for the Missouri Auditor's office was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday night.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Voters have chance to meet candidates for City Council and school board in a different kind of pre-election event Monday night.