- Judge strikes blow to Missouri cigarette tax initiative Updated: May-20-16 2:10 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - An initiative proposing to raise Missouri's cigarette tax to benefit early childhood programs is in jeopardy of not making the November ballot after a judge ruled its financial estimate is insufficient and unfair.
- Missouri heart doctor admits misdiagnosing to defraud Updated: May-18-16 1:29 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Missouri doctor has admitted in federal court that he purposely misdiagnosed more than a dozen patients to get unwarranted payments on health-care claims.
- Religion news in brief Updated: May-18-16 12:46 pm
Speaker defends nuns over birth control mandate
- Franklin Graham rallies Christians at Missouri Capitol Updated: May-17-16 2:45 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The son of the Rev. Billy Graham is urging Missouri's Christians to run for office and support candidates who adhere to biblical principles.
- Missouri Legislature scales back public access to records Updated: May-15-16 2:40 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Legislature this session voted to curtail public access to some public records that lawmakers have sought to seal for years.
- Legislature OKs allowing some criminal records to be sealed Updated: May-11-16 11:29 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Some Missourians could have their criminal records sealed under a bill the Missouri Legislature passed Wednesday.
- National gun control group to air ad on Missouri legislation Updated: May-09-16 10:42 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A national gun control group says it is running an ad in Missouri's capital city urging lawmakers to reject a bill making it easier to carry concealed guns.
- Correction: Small Business Package story Updated: Apr-27-16 11:59 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - In a story April 25 about the Missouri Senate passing a package of tax incentives for small businesses, The Associated Press erroneously reported that it would require the Legislature to sign off on most regulations proposed by state agencies. The bill would require state agencies to certify that new regulations wouldn't adversely affect small businesses or are meant to protect the public's health or safety.
- Missouri lawmakers send bill on medical expenses to Nixon Updated: Apr-26-16 6:53 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers on Tuesday passed legislation to change how medical expenses are handled in court, sending the measure to Gov. Jay Nixon.