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Missouri medical malpractice damage caps upheld by state Supreme Court

Limits on the amount of damages someone can recover in medical malpractice cases for pain and suffering do not violate Missouri’s constitution, the state...

Missouri Supreme Court rules voter-approved Medicaid expansion is constitutional

Missouri must expand Medicaid to 275,000 eligible people who were expecting coverage under a constitutional amendment that took effect July 1, the Missouri Supreme...

Missouri’s plan for spending federal stimulus money is months away

Missouri may need a special legislative session for some of the stimulus money coming to the state from the American Rescue Plan Congress approved...

Federal appeals court will review decision in Missouri abortion ban lawsuit

In a move long-time legal observers say is unusual, the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will, on its own motion, review a June...

Opponents of ‘critical race theory’ urge Missouri lawmakers to take action

A handful of parents pleaded with state lawmakers Monday to take action on critical race theory in schools — an academic concept that the...

Missouri House Democrats continue fight over Medicaid expansion brief

Missouri House Democrats are questioning the cost and authority for a friend-of-the-court brief filed on behalf of the full House in the Medicaid expansion...

Betty Thompson and Hazel Erby became matriarchs of Black politics in...

The neighborhood children would affectionately call them “Mama Erby” and “Mama Thompson.” For decades, Former St. Louis County Councilwoman Hazel Erby and Former State Rep....

Fate of Missouri Medicaid expansion in the hands of the state...

After an eight-year fight over Medicaid expansion, the arguments are over.  The question of whether 275,000 people will receive state-paid health care coverage is...

Gov. Parson set to sign bills on school choice, police chokeholds,...

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will hopscotch the state this week signing bills into law ranging from private school scholarships to a gas tax increase...

St. Louis family sues police after 63-year-old disabled father is killed...

Don Clark, a 63-year-old veteran from St. Louis, walked with a cane because his diabetes caused him to have swollen limbs, poor hearing and...

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