SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –The leader of a Springfield non-profit aiding Hispanic residents told KOLR10 Thursday she believes President Obama’s immigration executive order could impact a few thousand people in southwest Missouri.
Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama is set to unveil his long-awaited overhaul of U.S. immigration rules -- potentially shielding millions of people from deportation -- Thursday in an 8 p.m. ET speech from the White House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama nominated three people to serve on the United Stated District Courts Thursday, including a woman from Missouri.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than one-hundred demonstrated on the steps of the Arkansas State Capitol on Wednesday, a day before justices with the Arkansas Supreme Court hear arguments on the state's marriage amendment.
WASHINGTON -- In a prime time speech tonight President Obama addresses the nation to unveil his plan for immigration reform. Some in Congress oppose the way the President's going about it.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster announced a new plan Wednesday intended to give transparency to political contributions in connection with his office.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R- Mo) took to the Senate floor Wednesday, highly critical of President Obama's plans to announce his immigration plan.
WASHINGTON -- The Senate blocked a measure Tuesday that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as Democrats chose to back their pro-environment base.
Washington (CNN) -- The Senate blocked a measure Tuesday that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as Democrats chose their pro-environment base over an old friend -- embattled Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu.
WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu says she has the 60 votes she needs for the Senate to advance a measure Tuesday that would authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Missouri Congressman Billy Long says the main focus in Washington is to help people get jobs. And by doing that, Long says the tax structure needs to change for corporations.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon appointed Douglas Andrew Hosmer, of Springfield, as Associate Circuit Judge for the 31st Circuit in Greene County.
WASHINGTON - Southwest Missouri U.S. Reps. Billy Long and Vicky Hartzler both vote to support the Keystone Pipeline, as it passes the House Friday.
NEW YORK -- Following the money in politics is often telling. American lawmakers have tens of millions of dollars invested in companies that actively lobby Congress, according to a new database.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield’s City Clerk certified a citizens referendum petition opposing the Oct. 13 amendment to the City’s nondiscrimination ordinance.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- One of Missouri's U.S. Senators is reelected to a leadership role in the GOP, while another makes a big decision on the Democrat side.
WASHINGTON D.C.-- New members of Arkansas' Congressional Delegation were getting familiar with their new offices in Washington Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Questions are being asked regarding the Springfield City Charter after an amendment failed Monday night.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A petition with over 3,000 signatures was delivered to Attorney General Chris Koster’s office Wednesday urging him to not appeal a ruling that found Missouri’s marriage ban to be unconstitutional.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state representative who switched parties after last week's election expects to be more effective the next two years.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – People supporting same-sex marriage in Missouri plan to deliver petitions with thousands of signatures to Attorney General Chris Koster’s Office Wednesday morning.
CBSNews -- The food stamp program, which more than doubled in size since the recession hit, has been hit with criticisms of excessive spending. But one new program is about to get a $100 million boost for recipients.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A new state law in Missouri prevents any city from banning open carry.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The fight over whether or not same-sex couples can marry in Missouri is moving on several different fronts.
(CBS News) -- BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel led celebrations Sunday marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, calling it an example of the human yearning for freedom and honoring those who helped bring down the barrier that for 28 years symbolized the Cold War.
(CBS News) -- President Obama formally nominated U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to serve as the next attorney general on Saturday, praising Lynch's "commitment to equal justice under the law" and urging the Senate to confirm her "without delay."
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The Missouri Department of Labor announces the state minimum wage rate according to state law for 2015 will be set at $7.65, effective January 1.
Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama is sending up 1,500 more soldiers to Iraq to train Iraqi and Kurdish forces to fight ISIS, in a deployment that would bring the total number of American troops there to 2,900.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announces that he will appeal the latest ruling on same-sex marriage in Missouri after a ruling today from a federal judge struck down the amendment banning same-sex marriage.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republican and Democratic legislative leaders have started outlining priorities for a legislative session where one party will the majority.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Appointments to the Missouri Citizens’ Commission on Compensation for Elected Officials were announced Thursday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones Thursday announced he will not run for a statewide office in two years.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The future of the Medicaid expansion debate seems clear with the state legislature dominated by Republicans who oppose it, but Democrats say they’ll keep pushing.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Nixon is reviewing the implications of an amendment approved this week that he thinks limits his power to keep the state budget in balance.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A St. Louis City Circuit Court judge ruled Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A new majority in the Senate is shaking up politics in the nation's capitol. The Republican party took control of the Senate after winning seven states last night and the possibility of two others after runoffs.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon announced appointments to the Missouri Ethics Commission and the State Rehabilitation Council Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Show-Me Cannabis filed a petition Wednesday to amend the Missouri Constitution to legalize, tax and regulate cannabis.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On Wednesday, Gov. Jay Nixon appointed Nia Ray as the new Director of the Missouri Department of Revenue effective Dec. 1.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri House Republicans have gained one more seat in the state legislature today, with the switching of parties by a Democrat in her last term. Representative Linda Black of Desloge has switched to the Republican party.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – More than $5.6 million was released by Gov. Jay Nixon Wednesday for drug task forces, A+ scholarships and more.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Only 35 percent of Missouri’s residents voted during the midterm elections Tuesday, according to Secretary of State Jason Kander.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The shift of the majority in the United States Senate will reduce the power of one of Missouri’s Senators. But it will put the other senator in a more influential position.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republicans not only held on to their veto-proof majorities in the state House and Senate in Tuesday’s election, they grew them.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri voters saw four proposed changes to the state constitution on their ballots. Two were soundly defeated, Amendment 3 the most so.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- This is the second time Jim Evans has challenged Billy Long for the 7th District congressional seat.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Five state constitutional amendments are decided in Arkansas with voters approving a higher minimum wage but rejecting a proposal to allow alcohol sales statewide.
MISSOURI - A teacher tenure issue is defeated, Missourians want past criminal acts to be allowed as evidence in sex crime trials, but don't like the idea of early voting in the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Republican Shane Schoeller beat out Democrat Rusty Aton for Greene County Clerk.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republicans have extended their grip on the state legislature, adding to already super majorities in both chambers.