CNN -- Free education "for those willing to work for it."
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State Representative-elect Randy Pietzman made good on his promise to take Maddie Olson to
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) has added his voice to a group of food and agriculture companies who want President Obama’s announcement he would normalize relations with Cuba to be followed by the lifting of the embargo of trade with the island nation.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Members of the state legislature were given many reminders of the events of the past five months in Ferguson during the opening day of the legislative session.
CAMDENTON, Mo. – The City of Camdenton is looking to the public for opinions on a proposed rule change that would affect traffic signs.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for the start of the 2015 legislative session. They were met by hundreds of protestors who filled the Capitol Rotunda calling for Medicaid Expansion.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Protesters disrupted the opening ceremonies of the Missouri State Senate Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Republican-controlled legislature begins work today at the Missouri State Capitol. Lawmakers are sworn in for the 98th Session of the General Assembly today at noon, followed by speeches and press conferences about priorities, and a legislative ball tonight.
JOPLIN, Mo.-- Some Southwest Missouri residents are calling for lawmakers to pass legislation that would close the Medicaid gap in the state.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's 2015 legislative session begins today. An even larger Republican majority will be in control of the Missouri legislative session.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- In his final week as Arkansas governor, Mike Beebe reflects on his eight years in the governor's mansion and what lies ahead.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- John Boehner and his allies scrambled to lock down support for his reelection as Speaker on Tuesday morning as the small army of conservative lawmakers promising to vote against him continued to expand.
WASHINGTON -- The 114th Congress formally convenes today. New members will be sworn in and party leaders elected on a day steeped in tradition and ceremony. President Obama and Congress will have to overcome their differences to bring change this year.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – One of the new leaders in the Republican controlled Congress in Washington has signaled it might be time to hike taxes on drivers at the pump.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A Missouri state representative has proposed a bill to increase the speed limit on state highways from 70 to 75 miles per hour.
CBSNews -- Members of the 114th Congress have been converging on Washington for the start of the session Tuesday, and while many faces will remain the same, a Republican majority is set to take control of the Senate.
MISSOURI-- A Missouri state representative has proposed a bill that would raise the speed limit on rural stretches of highway from 70 mph to 75 mph.
(CBS News) -- California has a new, controversial policy involving cars. The state now accepts driver's license applications from immigrants in the country illegally.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Changes are coming for patients paying for one form of treatment to battle certain types of cancer in Missouri. After a three year battle, the state legislature passed a bill limiting the out of pocket cost for oral chemotherapy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Several Greene County officials elected in November will take their oaths of office today (Jan. 1).
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon has received the analysis he asked for from the state Highway and Transportation Commission of using tolls to improve and expand I-70. Nixon asked for the report earlier this month.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Former President George H.W. Bush is out of the Houston-area hospital where he spent the Christmas holiday, a spokesman said Tuesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The date for Governor Jay Nixon (D) to deliver his annual State of the State address has been announced. His speech to the state legislature will be given at 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 21.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- One of the sponsors of Ballot Issue 3 in Arkansas is seeking clarification from the Attorney General after questions are raised on whether it gives current lawmakers a pass to serve 16 more years.
CBSNews -- When the president travels, he is usually not alone. Dozens of people, from local politicians to Secret Service and even the press come along. Now it's becoming known that the people responsible for transporting them aren't that different from us, reports CBS News correspondent Bill Plante.
CBSNews -- Ron Klain, the Obama administration's point man in the fight against the Ebola virus, said it was "unacceptable" that a sample of the virus was mishandled at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) but said it is important to keep the incident in context.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A state representative who changed parties in November thinks that move will give her bill to change abortion policy a better chance to pass.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- If things fall into place, Missouri’s Agriculture Director could be among the first Americans to enter Cuba since President Obama began easing relations between the two countries.
(CNN) -- After years of cutting spending and hiking taxes in an attempt to shrink ballooning deficits, governments around the world are poised to loosen their belts.
CBSNews -- Washington got little done in 2014 as President Obama and the Republicans in Congress couldn't agree on how to move the country forward. Now, the voters have put the GOP in charge of both chambers of Congress.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) says he has released the money to cover a one-percent pay raise for state employees. He had held back that funding due to concerns the state wouldn’t have the money to cover it.
HOUSTON -- Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Tuesday night, a spokesman said.
CBSNews -- North Korea's Internet has gone dark.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama says he is considering putting North Korea back on a list of countries that sponsor terrorism. But some in Congress say the president is not moving swiftly enough as North Korea makes more threats this morning.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon is being urged to release money for the state’s cyber crimes task forces, but his administration’s budget director said it isn’t likely that will happen in the current fiscal climate.
JOPLIN, Mo.-- Joplin area residents should expect to see a sewer rate increase which will take effect on January 1st.
CBSNews -- Sony Pictures "made a mistake" when it decided to cancel the theatrical release of "The Interview" in the wake of cyber attacks from North Korea, President Obama said Friday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon and legislative budget leaders have agreed on the estimates of state revenue they will use in proposing the state budget for the next fiscal year.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A bill is pre-filed in the Missouri legislature that would require the father's permission before a woman gets an abortion.
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon will speak at the 45th Governor’s Conference on Agriculture in Osage Beach Friday.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Wednesday he wants to “beef up” cattle processing in order to drive the rural economy.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri’s Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against 13 St. Louis County municipalities for violating a 1995 law that bars Missouri cities and towns from collecting more than 30-percent of their total revenue from fines and court costs for traffic violations.
CNN -- Congress on Tuesday night extended dozens of expired "temporary" tax breaks for 2014.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- An executive order that declared a state of emergency ahead of the announcement of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown, Junior shooting investigation is being allowed to expire, Governor Jay Nixon has announced.
WASHINGTON, DC -- President Obama announced Wednesday that the United States is taking steps to restore full diplomacy with Cuba, a historic move that will end 50 years of frozen relations the communist nation.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republican leaders in the legislature plan to step up the budget process this year and have it done ahead of schedule.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Lawmakers think they can override Governor Jay Nixon’s decisions to hold back money in the budget when they meet in three weeks, but the Governor isn’t so sure.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has decided to "actively explore" a presidential bid after conversations with his family over Thanksgiving, he said in a Facebook post Tuesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- How House Republicans propose reforming ethics practices for the state's elected officials has been laid out in a series of bills.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Two state lawmakers from the Ozarks want to make it harder to amend the state’s constitution.