12/04/13 10:19 AM
State officials say a new centralized processing system is designed to make the application process more efficient but social service advocates said the process makes it harder to sign up and easier to get thrown off food stamp rolls.
By Associated Press | 12/02/13 10:09 AM
The number of people on food stamp rolls in Missouri has dropped since the state switched to a centralized processing system and slashed most in-person help for people seeking public assistance.
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 01:44 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For the first time in a generation, Missouri voters next year will be handed a general election ballot with no candidates for president, U.S. Senate or governor. Yet despite the absence of those traditional high-profile races, Missourians still could face some taxing...
By Associated Press | 11/07/13 06:00 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Republicans want Gov. Jay Nixon to call a special election for a rural Missouri House seat that has been vacant since June. The chairwoman of a local Republican committee came to the Capitol on Thursday to deliver a letter to the governor's office asking Nixon to set a...
By Associated Press | 10/29/13 09:29 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton, who built a reputation as a military expert and social conservative during 34 years representing western and central Missouri in the U.S. House, died Monday in Virginia. He was 81.
10/24/13 03:29 PM
(www.kansascity.com) The Democratic governor wants to fully fund Missouri’s school formula for K-12 schools by the time he leaves office in January 2017. He said the improving economy has created an opportunity to invest in Missouri’s children.
10/24/13 03:27 PM
(www.kansascity.com) Gov. Jay Nixon has reversed course and withdrawn a proposal to tighten food stamp eligibility that could have resulted in thousands losing their benefits.
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