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Many Missouri tenants lack legal counsel during eviction proceedings

When disabled veteran Eddie Logan learned his landlord had filed for his eviction, he began gathering evidence of what he considered the property’s “derelict...

Washington at a standstill as states face the loss of federal...

WASHINGTON — The number of coronavirus infections across the country is swelling at a perilous time for state governments, just weeks before federal support...

Farmers likely to see more multinational trade deals crafted in Biden...

WASHINGTON—American farmers who have gone through the drama and turbulence of trade and agriculture policy in the Trump administration can expect a far more...

Missouri Republicans hope to shield businesses from COVID lawsuits

Missouri businesses are pushing for sweeping legislation that aims to shield them from lawsuits alleging COVID-19 was contracted on their premises. Under the bill proposed...

As Missouri COVID cases surge, what does it mean to be...

Cat O’Toole says she did everything right to protect herself and others from COVID-19.  “I am strict about mask wearing,” said O’Toole, who works as...

Missouri lawmakers likely to consider COVID liability protection in special session

JEFFERSON CITY—The special legislative session called to provide new spending authority for federal COVID-19 relief funds will likely be extended to include a bill...

Missouri House budget committee approves $1.3 billion COVID spending bill

Missouri intends to spend every federal coronavirus relief dollar it can by the Dec. 30 deadline, and is using previously received funds to obtain...

Mike Parson faces opportunities, challenges in new term as Missouri governor

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson made history last week.  He became the first Republican in more than three decades to win a second term as governor,...

‘Won’t be able to survive’: Childcare centers serving low-income Missourians face...

Cortaiga Collins doesn’t know how much longer her childcare center will survive. Only about a dozen children have been attending regularly amid the pandemic. Under...

Missouri governor open to adding COVID liability to legislative special session...

JEFFERSON CITY— Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said he would consider adding COVID-19 liability protection to a special session if legislation that can be passed...

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