JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A state senator from Springfield, whose package of tax breaks was vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon, has a bigger goal than trying to get the veto overridden.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State House has narrowly failed to override Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill that would have put the control of captive deer in Missouri under the Department of Agriculture.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House and Senate have voted to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill requiring a 72-hour waiting period before a woman can obtain an abortion. The state already requires a 24 hour waiting period.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has overridden Governor Jay Nixon’s veto on Senate Bill 656, gun legislation that allows anyone with a concealed carry permit to openly carry guns even in spite of local ordinances prohibiting it.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state legislature’s budget leaders say they have identified about 50 items that Governor Jay Nixon cut from the state’s current operating budget that they will recommend for veto override attempts. Those lines total about $40-million.
ST. LOUIS -- A case filed by a Missouri lawmaker challenging the requirement that his state-sponsored insurance plan provide birth control coverage has been heard in a federal appeals court in St. Louis.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Greene County election officials will recount votes from the August election involving the Right to Farm Amendment.
WASHINGTON --McCaskill’s subcommittee starts hearings Tuesday with officials from the departments of Justice, Defense, and Homeland Security, police chiefs, and others who have gotten equipment through Homeland Security programs.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State Auditor’s Office says Governor Jay Nixon violated the state Constitution when he withheld money in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget because the state brought in more revenue than needed to support that budget.
LITTLE ROCK -- A new poll from NBC News/Marist shows Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton and GOP Gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson have opened up leads in their respective races.
WASHINGTON -- A hearing Tuesday by Senator Claire McCaskill’s Subcommittee on Financial & Contracting Oversight will examine the use of military equipment by local police departments.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has called together health professionals to speak in support of his veto of electronic cigarette legislation passed in the spring.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon is defending his response to unrest in Ferguson in the days and weeks after Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Lawmakers return to the State Capitol a week from today to consider whether to overturn Governor Jay Nixon on his decision to reject more than 30 of the bills they passed in the legislative session.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Supporters of raising Arkansas minimum wage expect to learn this week if a ballot measure will make it to voters in November,.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Democrat congressional candidate Jim Evans will be in Springfield today for an issues forum. He is running against Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo) for the 7th district U.S. House seat in November.
WASHINGTON -- Senator McCaskill plans a hearing on the militarization of police departments as soon as Congress returns to Washington from its August break.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Sunday night, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an order mobilizing the National Guard to help restore peace in Ferguson, Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) will be in Springfield this morning.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Two Republican State Representatives, who survived heavily-financed efforts to oust them from office last week, think it’s time to reign in what they think are abuses in campaign finance.
WASHINGTON - Four decades after President Richard Nixon resigned, a slight majority of Americans still consider Watergate a very serious matter, a new national survey shows. But how serious depends on when you were born.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The candidates are determined for November's election for 7th District Congress in southwest Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Backers of the sales tax for transportation are disappointed not only that their proposal has lost; they're disappointed by how badly it has lost.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri’s primary election ballot was heavy on constitutional amendment issues. Here is a breakdown on how each issue was voted on.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Amendment One vote tally was very close by midnight Tuesday -- split nearly even with most precincts reporting.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- There will not be two early voting issues for Missouri voters to consider on November’s ballot.
MISSOURI -- It is primary election day across Missouri. If you don't know where you vote, there is an online locator you can use. Also, review the 5 statewide constitutional amendments on today's ballot.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo) are both praising the passage of a bill to overhaul the Veterans Administration. The bill passed the Senate Thursday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Obama lambasted Wednesday's House authorization for a lawsuit against him “a political stunt.” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) was critical of the speech.
(CNN) -- The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the Constitution. The vote was 225-201.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Obama arrived in Kansas City Tuesday night ahead of a speech today on the economy. He had dinner with four people from the area who recently wrote him letters about issues affecting their daily lives.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. --Backers of the transportation sales tax on the ballot a week from today say it’s the only chance Missourians have to adequately finance future transportation needs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The White House confirms President Barack Obama will be in Kansas City on Tuesday and Wednesday to speak about the economy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri's August primary election is a week from Tuesday (Aug. 5) and if you won't be in your county on election day, you still have time to vote by absentee ballot.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missourians will decide a week from tomorrow if they'll pay more sales taxes to keep money flowing into state roads and bridges.
WASHINGTON -- It is likely the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether subsidies for insurance coverage under the federal healthcare reform law will continue to be available. Missouri's two Senators discuss the conflicting rulings this week.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Some Arkansas voters got a chance Tuesday to hear more from two candidates running for governor.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The nation's veterans are meeting in St. Louis for the annual VFW convention and they are hearing from U.S. Senators about care and benefits for veterans.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local military expert discusses options for the U.S. after the Malaysian Air shoot-down over Ukraine.
HOLLISTER, Mo. -- Taney County residents have an opportunity to meet the candidates this afternoon.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a proposed project list for Amendment 7 on the August ballot.
MISSOURI -- The August primary election is less than one month away and Missourians are nearly out of time to get registered to vote.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has vetoed two agriculture bills that, among other provisions, would have added captive deer to the definition of “livestock” in state statutes.
WASHINGTON - The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday its Site Selection Committee has picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Kansas City also vied for the honor.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Cole County judge has dismissed lawsuits challenging two issues on the August ballot, saying the deadline has passed for a court change to the ballot language of those issues as plaintiffs had hoped.
WASHINGTON -- Monday's Supreme Court ruling about contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act, is bringing reaction from Missouri lawmakers.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the Obama administration must exempt closely-held firms like Hobby Lobby from a rule requiring large companies to help pay for their employees' birth control.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The issue of gay marriage seems sure to feature in the 2016 race for governor in Missouri after four same-sex couples were married last week in St. Louis.