JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- A look back at two years' worth of open records audits show most local and state bodies are complying with the state’s open records law, but the state auditor says there are some problems.
HARRISON, Ark. - One of the most widely watched US Senate races in the Country is between Democrat Mark Pryor and Republican Tom Cotton.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster says he will not appeal the ruling made last week saying Missouri must recognize same-sex marriages performed lawfully in other states.
WASHINGTON -- (UPDATE) The Supreme Court on Monday turned away seven same-sex marriage cases in five states, refusing for now to take up the basic question of whether same-sex couples have a right to marriage.
ARKANSAS--With November elections right around the corner, Arkansas candidates for governor are campaigning hard. They're reaching out to a target audience who they know historically, is more likely to turn out when elections roll around.
LACLEDE COUNTY, Mo. - Some Missouri farmers are going to have to change their operations if they want to sell their products in California.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A court ruling in California impacts egg producers in Missouri.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A candidate for Arkansas Attorney General is not registered to vote in the Natural State, according to election officials.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri lawmaker wants voters to rethink the state lottery.
CBSNews -- Secret Service Director Julia Pierson offered her resignation Wednesday after several security breaches affecting the White House and President Obama became public, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Wednesday.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- The top two gubernatorial candidates in Arkansas went head-to-head Tuesday night at a candidate forum held at Bentonville High School. Some voters in attendance at the forum said they are still undecided.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo) has met with several law enforcement officials around Missouri to talk about militarization of local police, an issue raised after Ferguson police used an armored vehicle early in last month's demonstrations.
Washington (CNN) -- In February, President Barack Obama launched an initiative to provide educational and community support for African-American boys and young men, an issue he said "goes to the very heart of why I ran for president."
JEFFERSON CTY, Mo.-- Gov. Jay Nixon arrived in Afghanistan Sept. 27 as part of a delegation of four U.S. Governors.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A Springfield dental clinic and a Medicaid patient told KOLR10 Thursday they are anxiously awaiting a decision on whether Gov. Jay Nixon will release money to pay for dental benefits for Missouri's Medicaid recipients.
Washington (CNN) -- Attorney General Eric Holder will announce Thursday that he will resign after six years at the Justice Department helm. The attorney general has agreed to remain in his post until the confirmation of his successor.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney)-- Americans will have more choices when they shop on the Obamacare exchanges this fall for health insurance.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Some Republicans and participants in the work groups tasked with creating new state education standards say Department of Education staff is trying to be too involved in that effort
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- A new political poll has Republican candidates smiling in Arkansas. The latest Public Policy Polling (PPP) research gives the nod to those running on the GOP ticket in the state's key races.
(CNN) -- The coalition that attacked ISIS in Syria overnight "makes it clear to the world that this is not America's fight alone," U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday.
CBSNews -- When President Obama addresses the United Nations climate summit on Tuesday, he'll call on world leaders to follow his lead and develop plans to cut carbon pollution.
WASHINGTON-- With a bipartisan vote, the Senate on Thursday approved a request from President Obama to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), sending a bill to Mr. Obama for a final signature.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The anticipated next leader of the Missouri House has reservations about mandating body cameras for all police in the state.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Governor Jay Nixon has announced the creation of a new office that he says will work with Missourians and help find “policy solutions for challenges facing low-income and minority communities.”
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Two House members say they will ask the legislature to consider making body cameras mandatory for every law enforcement officer in the state.
WASHINGTON-- Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill questioned the interim head of the federal agency responsible for the safety of the country's roads, with some arguing that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was too late in detecting a deadly problem with the ignition switches in some General Motors cars.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- A bipartisan State House Committee has been formed that will investigate the state Highway Patrol’s Water Patrol Division.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The august ballot's highly-contested Amendment One -- or the 'Right to Farm,' as it's called -- will become part of the Missouri constitution now that all votes have been recounted.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel was admitted into the hospital Monday after a bad reaction to medicine.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The latest inductee into the Hall of Famous Missourians is actually a Virginia native, who became famous while living in St. Louis and fighting for the right to vote for women.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon deemed the veto session a success in Springfield Friday even though lawmakers overrode 47 of his budget vetoes and passed 10 new state laws over his objections.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon has released another $22-million dollars of the money he had been withholding in the state budget, while announcing new withholdings of more than $54-million dollars, in part, tied to the cuts he had made in the budget that the legislature overturned this week.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- One backer of a proposed change to the state Constitution hopes Missouri voters were paying attention during this week’s veto session.
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. – Following Wednesday night’s veto session, one senator is voicing his disappointment that a certain bill isn’t becoming law.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon will visit a Springfield school to discuss funding for public education with students while Friday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon has released $143.6-million dollars of the money he was withholding from local schools and higher education, after the state legislature failed to overturn a number of bills Nixon said threatened state revenue.
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.
CBSNews -- President Obama on Wednesday announced a comprehensive strategy to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, or ISIL) that will broaden the U.S. military role to include airstrikes in Syria but not put any American combat troops on the ground in the region.
MOUNTAIN HOME Ark.. -- One of the most watched political races in the country is for Arkansas governor, and Wednesday the republican candidate was in the Ozarks on the campaign trail.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri lawmakers are back in Jefferson City for a showdown with Governor Nixon Wednesday.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Missouri lawmakers have plenty on their plate when they return to Jefferson City Wednesday for their annual veto session.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- A month after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson raised questions about the militarization of police, the Senate Homeland Security Committee has started questioning federal agencies providing equipment to those departments.
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.