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Election judges wanted in STL Co.

Election judges wanted in STL Co.The St. Louis County Board of Election Commissioners says they're looking to hire 400 people to serve as election judges this spring.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Local

Slay names new Dept. of Streets director

Slay names new Dept. of Streets directorA new director of the Department of Streets has been appointed by Mayor Francis Slay.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Kander to challenge Blunt for U.S. Senate

Kander to challenge Blunt for U.S. SenateMissouri's secretary of state, Jason Kander, is running for U.S. Senate.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Missouri Senate leader skeptical on right-to-work this year

Missouri Senate leader skeptical on right-to-work this yearMissouri Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey says he has doubts about whether right-to-work can become law this year.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Mo. lawmakers consider voter ID law

Mo. lawmakers consider voter ID lawThere's a renewed effort to make Missouri voters show a photo ID at the polls.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Missouri Senate passes cutoff for changes to ballot measures

Missouri Senate passes cutoff for changes to ballot measuresThe Missouri Senate has approved legislation that would prevent changes to ballot measures within eight weeks of an election.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Kander to challenge Blunt in US Senate run

Kander to challenge Blunt in US Senate runMissouri Secretary of State Jason Kander says he will challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt in 2016.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Biden's odd move and 14 others

Biden's odd move and 14 othersVice President Joe Biden has become known for his impromptu moments, but few have turned out as downright awkward as a pair of incidents Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Rauner says Illinois needs responsible spending path

Rauner says Illinois needs responsible spending pathGov. Bruce Rauner says his budget is a responsible path after years of "financial recklessness."
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Biden cozies up to defense secretary's wife

Biden cozies up to defense secretary's wifeVice President Joe Biden looks down at Secretary of Defense Ash Carter's wife Stephanie.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

14 times VP Biden got a bit creepy

14 times VP Biden got a bit creepyNOV. 1, 2014: Biden whispers to actress Eva Longoria in Las Vegas.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Distracted driving ordinance may be repealed

Distracted driving ordinance may be repealedAt a time when more and more cities are banning texting and driving, one local city may soon repeal its latest distracted driving ordinance.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Illinois

IL lawmakers to consider e-cigarette ban indoors

IL lawmakers to consider e-cigarette ban indoorsThis session, Illinois lawmakers will consider banning electronic cigarettes in the same places traditional cigarettes are already banned in the state.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Ferguson

Hearings begin on Ferguson response

Hearings begin on Ferguson responseMissouri lawmakers have opened an investigation into the state's response to the grand jury decision in the Mike Brown shooting case.
  • Ferguson
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

New bill would crack down on 'speed traps'

New bill would crack down on 'speed traps'Several cities in St. Louis County are known as speed traps, but they would have to change their ways if a new bill cracking down on tickets becomes law.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Missouri lawmakers take on 'right to work'

Missouri lawmakers take on 'right to work'Missouri labor workers could soon have the choice whether they want to join a union and pay the dues or not when they take a job.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Mo. House backs 'right-to-work' in construction trades

Mo. House backs 'right-to-work' in construction tradesThe Missouri House is moving forward with a bill that bars construction workers from being required to pay union fees.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Obama asks Congress to approve fight against militants

Obama asks Congress to approve fight against militantsThe White House sent Congress a formal request Wednesday for authorization for the use of military force to combat the Islamic State militants, citing threats the group poses to Iraq and Syria, stability in the region, and the national security of the United States.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Rauner: Ill. has money to fully fund schools, programs

Rauner: Ill. has money to fully fund schools, programsIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he's confident state schools and other critical programs can be fully funded despite the state's budget crisis.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Mo. Senate advances bill to limit fines in city budgets

Mo. Senate advances bill to limit fines in city budgetsA measure to limit how much revenue a Missouri city can collect from traffic fines has gained initial Senate approval.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

'Manly firmness' resolution: McCaskill responds

'Manly firmness' resolution: McCaskill respondsU.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) has responded to State Rep. Mike Moon (R-Ash Grove), who wrote in House Resolution No. 99 that the Missouri House should use "manly firmness" to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Rep. Schock one of top travel spenders in U.S. House

Rep. Schock one of top travel spenders in U.S. HouseIn September 2010, Rep. Aaron Schock told a crowd at a Tea Party-inspired political rally that when President Obama came to Peoria in 2009, he invited Schock to join him on Air Force One.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Rep. Schock a top travel spender in U.S. House

Rep. Schock a top travel spender in U.S. HouseST. PAUL, MN - SEPTEMBER 04: Aaron Schock speaks on day four of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 4, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Hearing today on student transfer bill

Hearing today on student transfer billMissouri lawmakers will once again tackle the state's controversial student transfer law.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Competing bills tackle plastic bag bans

Competing bills tackle plastic bag bansOn Tuesday, Missouri lawmakers are tackling the age-old question: paper or plastic?
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Mo. lawmaker proposes banning local minimum wages

Mo. lawmaker proposes banning local minimum wagesA Missouri Republican wants to ban local laws that raise the minimum wage, require employers to offer paid sick leave or other benefits or prohibit employers from asking about criminal convictions early in the job application process.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Illinois

Gov. Rauner pushes for 'right to work'

Gov. Rauner pushes for 'right to work'The 'right to work' debate is heating up in Illinois. The state's first Republican governor in a dozen years launched that debate this week in his first State of the State address.
  • Illinois
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago