Politics

Warrensburg Names New Director of Finance
The City of Warrensburg is proud to announce Matthew Lue as the new Director of Finance. Matthew holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration. He is scheduled to begin today, April 15, 2015.
Matthew is currently transitioning …
Legislative Session In Jefferson City Nears End
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's GOP-controlled Legislature is using its clout to push for limits to the state's social safety net. Proposals nearing the end of the legislative process include a measure to limit the amount of time available for individuals to receive unemploymen…
Hundreds Turn Out For Spence Jackson’s Funeral
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Former Missouri auditor's spokesman Spence Jackson is being remembered at his funeral as a gregarious guy who was passionate about politics. Jackson's funeral was held yesterday in his hometown of Springfield, two weeks after he fatally shot himself in what po…
Medicaid Increases Expected To Continue In Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Increasing costs for drugs in Missouri's Medicaid program are likely to continue to increase, driven by pricey specialty drugs and the rising cost of generic medications. The Missouri House gave initial approval Thursday to a supplemental budget for this year wi…
Johnson County Election Results: April 7, 2015
The results are in from Johnson County and here is a recap of Johnson County. There was 13% turnout at the polls for the Warrensburg issues.
The Western Missouri Medical 5-year term was led by Rita White, Gerianne Bliss and Norman Wilcher finished 3rd...
Pettis County Election Results:
The results are in and the three largest issues in Sedalia were decided early in the night, with only 10% of Pettis County .
The Sedalia School Board will retain Dr. Jeffrey Sharp and Stephanie Lefevers after they defeated challenger Roy Dietzman...
Election Tuesday
Tuesday is election day in Pettis County and around the state for Municipal elections. The polls open at 6 a.m. and remain open until 7 p.m.
There are several issues to vote on, including roads in Pettis County, city council and school board races...

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