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Prominent GOP donor backs Schweich's claims

Prominent GOP donor backs Schweich's claimsA prominent Republican donor says the Missouri Republican Party chairman had made negative comments about the religion of a state auditor who later killed himself.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Illinois

Alternative minimum wage bill gets IL House committee OK

Alternative minimum wage bill gets IL House committee OKLegislation in the Illinois House to increase the minimum wage at a slower rate than the Senate proposes has received committee approval.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

MO House OKs stricter work requirements for welfare

MO House OKs stricter work requirements for welfareMissouri residents receiving temporary cash assistance would be limited to 30 months of benefits under a proposal that is moving forward in the Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Rep. Aaron Schock resigns amid spending scandal

Rep. Aaron Schock resigns amid spending scandalRep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., a charismatic rising star in the Republican Party and top GOP fundraiser, announced his resignation Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Special election to be held to replace Rep. Schock

Special election to be held to replace Rep. SchockA special election will be held to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

MO House initially approves blocking plastic bag bans

MO House initially approves blocking plastic bag bansA measure to block local governments from banning or taxing plastic bags is moving forward in the Missouri Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Government may pay you to work out

Government may pay you to work outThis story originally appeared on Redbook.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

ESL mayor must be removed from ballot

ESL mayor must be removed from ballotLongtime East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks who's running for re-election won't have his name on the ballot.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

St. Louisan considers run for MO governor

St. Louisan considers run for MO governorIt looks like Eric Greitens is getting closer to running for Missouri governor.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Missouri lawmakers consider firing squad

Missouri lawmakers consider firing squadMissouri lawmakers will once again take up the issue of using a firing squad as an alternative method to lethal injection amid drug shortages and botched executions
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

MO Senate panel approves additional emergency spending

MO Senate panel approves additional emergency spendingLocal Missouri governments that built storm shelters or repaired critical facilities after disasters are closer to getting paid back for those projects.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Brentwood to consider texting while driving ban

Brentwood to consider texting while driving banThe City of Brentwood will consider a ban on texting while driving Monday.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

MO House passes $26B budget

MO House passes $26B budgetThe Missouri House has passed a budget for more than $26 billion in state spending next fiscal year.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Senate bill would decriminalize medical marijuana

Senate bill would decriminalize medical marijuanaThree senators are introducing a bill to remove federal prohibitions on medical marijuana in states where it is already legal.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

MO House panel considers eliminating daylight savings

MO House panel considers eliminating daylight savingsA Republican lawmaker says Missouri should lead the way in eliminating the annual ritual of switching clocks an hour forward and then back again.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Hearing on STL stadium proposal

Hearing on STL stadium proposalA hearing is taking place at the Missouri Capitol regarding the proposal to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Sen. Durbin supports challenger for ESL mayor

Sen. Durbin supports challenger for ESL mayorU.S. Senator Dick Durbin is throwing his support behind the challenger in the race for East St. Louis mayor.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

MO Senate's student transfer bill could cost $224M

MO Senate's student transfer bill could cost $224MA Senate bill intended to fix issues with Missouri's student transfer law could cost more than $200 million to implement next fiscal year.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Suspended lawyer behind anti-Schweich ad

Suspended lawyer behind anti-Schweich adA suspended lawyer and supporter of Tom Schweich's political opponent is behind an ad comparing the state auditor and candidate for governor to a 'little bug'.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Unions sue to block Rauner's order on dues collection

Unions sue to block Rauner's order on dues collectionIllinois labor unions are asking a judge to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order ending a requirement that state workers pay union dues even if they don't want to join a union.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Ferguson

MO senators call to disband Ferguson PD

MO senators call to disband Ferguson PDTwo Missouri state senators are calling for the Ferguson Police Department to be dissolved following a scathing federal report that found widespread racial bias among officers.
  • Ferguson
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline billThe Republican-controlled Senate has failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

MO Republican wants to bar health insurance subsidies

MO Republican wants to bar health insurance subsidiesGroups advocating for health care access say a bill blocking federal subsidies that help pay for health insurance premiums would cause thousands of Missouri residents to lose coverage.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Kansas governor touts tax policy to MO lawmakers

Kansas governor touts tax policy to MO lawmakersKansas Gov. Sam Brownback is touting to Missouri lawmakers what he says is right with his state because of new tax policies.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

STL election results

STL election resultsResults for the St. Louis board of alderman election
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Danforth cites political bullying in Schweich eulogy

Danforth cites political bullying in Schweich eulogyFormer U.S. Sen. John Danforth has suggested that political bullying led Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich to fatally shoot himself.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Auditor Tom Schweich's funeral

Auditor Tom Schweich's funeralKathy Schweich, the widow of the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, leaves the Church of St. Michael and St. George in Clayton, Missouri with family members after his funeral on March 3, 2015.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago