Politics

Senator Mike Parson Would Allow Recordings
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican Missouri state senator running for governor says he would allow recordings of his public committee hearings. Senator Mike Parson's Wednesday statement comes after liberal advocacy group Progress Missouri filed a lawsuit against him and others last m…
Sedalia Woman Wins Lt. Governor’s Senior Service Award
JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder recently announced 25 winners of the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award, including Salome Taylor of Sedalia.
Lt. Governor Kinder presented the awards May 6 after a luncheon for the winners and their guests at the Missou…
St. Louis Stadium Progress Made
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The task force developing plans for a new football stadium in St. Louis now anticipates that the state of Missouri and the city will contribute $250 million to the project, not the $350 million originally anticipated. Task force chief David Peacock made the comments yesterday …
Ethics Complaint Filed Against Missouri House Member
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An ethics complaint has been filed against a Missouri House member who says he helps other lawmakers hide lobbyist gifts from required public reporting. Liberal advocacy group Progress Missouri's executive director Sean Nicholson says he filed a complaint agains…
Missouri Democrats Stall Right-To-Work Measure
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate Democrats are delaying a vote on a right-to-work measure they say is an attack on workers' collective bargaining rights. Supporters of right-to-work say it would attract more businesses to the state and grow the economy...
UCM Update
Celebrating the strong partnership the University of Central Missouri enjoys with Whiteman Air Force Base and its leadership, the university in fall 2015 will launch its new Wing Access initiative to provide priority registration benefits for active duty military personnel, their dependents, and vet…
Man With Michael Brown At His Death Sues Ferguson and Police
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A friend who was with Michael Brown when the 18-year-old was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer is suing the city, the officer and the former police chief. Dorian Johnson contends in his lawsuit that Officer Darren Wilson initiated the confrontation that ended in …

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