WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee this month approved an act meant to ease regulations for small businesses. It was sponsored by a Missouri Congressman.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A judge has heard the arguments of attorneys who say the language of two issues on the August ballot should be struck down, and attorneys who say it’s too late for that.
WASHINGTON -- Missouri’s junior senator says he’s still waiting for answers, even after getting a reply to his inquiry about the workload at centers processing federal healthcare plan applications.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republican budget leaders are slamming Governor Jay Nixon (D) for the actions he has taken with the state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) Tuesday vetoed millions of dollars from the budget approved by the Missouri legislature this spring, and put limits on spending millions more.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A political science professor at Drury University says Missouri's Republican Congressional members can learn something from recent primaries, and it isn't to fear the Tea Party.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court has taken away some of the Obama administration's authority to tighten emission standards.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Republican Speaker of the Missouri House says recent problems with the Veterans Health Administration support the stance his caucus has taken against Medicaid expansion.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama said Thursday that the United States will not send troops back into combat in Iraq, but said he and his national security team are preparing to take further action if necessary.
WASHINGTON -- Missouri’s members of the Senate Armed Services Committee consider whether, or how much, this country should re-involve itself in Iraq.
WASHINGTON -- Popular TV talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending his claims of "miracle" weight-loss supplements amid criticism from members of Congress, including Missouri's Sen. Claire McCaskill. .
(CNN) -- U.S. forces working with the FBI captured a key suspect in the deadly 2012 attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- One of the sponsors of the proposed internet security amendment to the Missouri Constitution, says the nation will be watching how Missourians vote on it.
WASHINGTON -- The United States Senate has passed a bill that gives veterans some alternatives if they’ve been waiting too long for treatment at a Veterans Administration hospital.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansans for Compassionate Care is working to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas. The group needs 62,507 signatures to get on the November ballot.
WASHINGTON - Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), who chairs the Senate's Consumer Protection panel, will lead a hearing today on weight-loss and diet scams.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri voters will decide five constitutional amendments in August - from a sales tax for transportation, to the right to keep private electronic communications private.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- House Republican leaders accuse Governor Jay Nixon (D) of using fear tactics and overblown numbers in his assessment of the ten tax break bills he vetoed last week, but they don’t yet know if their party will seek to overturn his vetoes.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Opposition has developed within the Missouri agriculture industry to a proposed “right to farm” constitutional amendment.
WASHINGTON -- In a year when mainstream Republicans have mostly bested tea party-backed challengers, a little-known and little-funded tea party challenger in Virginia's 7th Congressional District pulled the upset of the year, defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by 10 percentage points.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- The polls are open until 7:30 tonight for Arkansas Primary runoff elections.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The top leaders of the Missouri legislature suggest it’s time to review whether all of the things exempt from sales taxes should continue to be exempt.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama will announce on Monday an expansion of a program that helps student loan borrowers manage their debt, a White House official said.
WASHINGTON, DC (CNN) --UPDATE: Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned, President Barack Obama said on Friday. Earlier in the morning, Shinseki said he underestimated the depth of problems in the VA system.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Nixon has launched a statewide attack on a series of Republican tax cuts enacted at the end of the legislative session, emphasizing his calculations of the damage the cuts will do to local services.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon (D) has offered a statement on the bill that would increase the waiting period for abortions in Missouri from one day to three.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state legislature has sent voters a proposal to allow six business days of early voting before general elections. The proposal cleared the House Wednesday, a day after it was approved in the Senate.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Missouri's two U.S. Senators send a letter to the Secretary of the Veterans Administration demanding answers about the care at the St. Louis VA hospital.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Senate has voted to triple the amount of time a woman wanting an abortion has to wait to get one, increasing the waiting period to 72 hours from the presently-mandated 24.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri legislature has proposed a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes to people under 18. The proposal is aimed at preventing young people from being exposed to nicotine.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- People who have worked for eight years to modernize Missouri’s criminal laws say Governor Nixon’s promise not to veto the criminal code bill marks a change in their work, not an end to it.
NIXA, Mo. - A recount of the recent vote on a Capital Improvement Sales Tax in Nixa is planned for Tuesday in Ozark.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS-- Early voting is underway around Arkansas and so far, more than 20,000 Arkansans have voted early in the May primary election.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- This year's effort to force voters to show a photo-ID at the polling place has been blunted in the state Senate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House voted 108-46 Tuesday to overturn Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of tax cut Senate Bill 509.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri legislature could finish the override of Gov. Jay Nixon's tax bill veto later today.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Selected representatives and senators will meet in conference this week to work out differences between the two chambers’ budget proposals.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state senate could be moving today to overturn Governor Nixon’s veto a tax bill that he says would be a disaster for the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Five people want to be the next presiding commissioner of Greene County.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The mayors of Missouri’s two biggest cities have blasted proposed laws that say Missourians do not have to obey any federal gun laws they consider infringements of their Second Amendment rights.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The amount of money to finance Missouri’s schools is an issue to the state Senate this afternoon when senators start looking at its version of the state budget.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the tax cut bill sent him by the legislature contains an obviously fatal flaw that will lead him to veto it.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- An effort in the legislature to keep people from becoming unemployed draws concerns that it might keep people from being fully employed.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon plans to visit Missouri State University today (Tuesday) to discuss actions he will take on an income tax cut bill.
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 -- 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. -- 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.