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.
CBSNews -- There are 36 Senate races to be decided on Election Day but only one-third of them are considered close enough for Republicans and Democrats to seriously worry about. And it's those races that will determine whether Republicans or Democrats control the Senate come January.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Lawmakers are set to return to the state capitol this week for a veto session. Multiple bills vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon are on the agenda, including one that would extend the wait time for an abortion from 24 to 72 hours.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Monday night’s City Council meeting is expected to draw in a large crowd and might even exceed the building’s fire code capacity, according to a statement from the City.
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Republicans representing the Ozarks in the Missouri General Assembly told KOLR10 Friday they expect a budget battle with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon in next week's veto session.
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.
FORSYTH, Mo. -- Missouri begins the process of recounting nearly one million ballots.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon has seen reports in the past week that the Republican-led legislature is planning to overturn his cuts in the current budget, that amount to about $144-million dollars.
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,.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has authorized sending 350 more military personnel to Iraq protect U.S. facilities and personnel in Baghdad, the White House said Tuesday night.
CBSNews -- When you shop for groceries, you might check the labels to see which foods are leaner in calories and fat, but you've probably never checked those labels for political leanings.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State lawmakers that backed two big agriculture bills in the regular session believe they will have enough votes to override Governor Jay Nixon’s (D) vetoes of those bills.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Former St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom II has been named the director of the Department of Public Safety.