More Missouri Articles

  • Kansas City Jewish center shooter ran against Roy Blunt in 2010, got 7 votes

    Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., the man identified as the shooter who killed three people at a Kansas City, Mo., Jewish community center and a retirement home Sunday, ran against Sen. Roy Blunt in 2010 as an independent candidate, drawing exactly 7 votes out of the roughly 2 million cast. Miller,...

  • 2 mine workers killed in Missouri accident

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two workers fell to their deaths Friday inside a southeast Missouri mine that has been the site of two other fatal accidents since 2000. The accident happened about 8:30 a.m. Friday at a lime mine operated by the Mississippi Lime Co. near the town of Ste. Genevieve, about 60...

  • East St. Louis Mayor launches super PAC to support GOP candidate for Illinois governor

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill., (Legal Newsline) – East St. Louis Mayor Carl Officer has announced his endorsement of businessman Bruce Rauner, a Republican, for governor and the formation of a super PAC to support him. The endorsement was announced Wednesday in a press release. The super PAC to...

  • Missouri AG obtains order against auction house

    Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Monday that he obtained a temporary restraining order against an auction house that will temporarily prohibit it from conducting further business and disposing of documents. Ivey-Selkirk...

  • Missouri lawmakers want to limit out-of-state welfare

    State lawmakers are moving to tighten rules on a cash assistance program for the poor in response to an audit that raised questions about whether hundreds of Missouri welfare recipients are living out of state. While strengthening some standards, however, lawmakers are proposing to loosen...

  • Dem enters Missouri House District 106th race

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Running as a Democrat, businessman Ken Tucker has announced his candidacy for the Missouri House of Representatives for District 106. The district seat, which encompasses parts of St. Charles and St. Peters, is currently held by incumbent Rep. Chrissy...

  • Jury awards $1.14M in suit against Missouri state agency

    A St. Louis jury has awarded $1.14 million to a former employee of the Missouri Department of Public Safety who accused the department of age discrimination.

  • Missouri lawmakers hear pleas to expand Medicaid

    Missouri's Republican-led Legislature has repeatedly rejected Medicaid expansion proposals over the past two years and shows little inclination of embracing one now.

  • Washington Univ. birth control research challenged

    A Washington University research project is under scrutiny for its off-label use of a contraceptive device.

  • Environmentalists oppose nuclear plant extension in Missouri

    A Missouri environmental group is urging federal regulators to hold off on issuing a 20-year extension for a central Missouri nuclear power plant until questions about future storage of fuel rods are answered.

  • Missouri governor to sign oral chemotherapy bill

    Gov. Jay Nixon was expected to sign legislation Wednesday that would limit the amount of money patients could be charged for oral chemotherapy medicines. The bill would impose an out-of-pocket limit of $75 for a 30-day supply, starting next January.

  • Missouri AG Koster sues fake Legal Aid

    Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit on Friday against a Florida-based legal services company that allegedly misled Missourians by claiming it was affiliated with state Legal Aid offices. Yoram Rozenberg, doing business as...

  • Missouri seeing effects of declining casino visits

    A recent decline in Missouri's casino revenues has created funding shortfalls for public schools and state-run veterans' nursing homes, raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling to fund some key programs.



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