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Missouri lawmakers passed a tax credit program to fund school choice....

Missouri is on the cusp of creating a program that directs donations funded by tax credits to help parents offset the cost of sending...

Republican-backed law targeting public unions rejected by Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s ruling Tuesday and struck down a 2018 law that sought to impose new restrictions on collective...

Pending law to correct wrongful convictions could depend on Missouri attorney...

If Missouri’s elected prosecutors have evidence that a person has languished in prison for decades wrongfully, they don’t have the power to ask for...

Missouri Republican calls for a change in Senate leadership over handling...

The simmering division among Republicans over a bill crucial to funding Missouri’s Medicaid program boiled over this week, with the state senator at the...

Medicaid? Voting rights? Critical race theory? Parson faces special session demands

A tax that funds $2 billion of Missouri’s Medicaid program. A push to ban the teaching of critical race theory in public schools. An effort to...

Judge sets trial date for lawsuit over Missouri Medicaid expansion

The lawsuit seeking to force Missouri to expand Medicaid coverage under a voter-approved constitutional amendment will go to trial June 18 in Cole County. On...

Republican lawmakers call for special session over Kansas City police budget

Four Republican lawmakers from the Kansas City area are asking Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to call a special session in response to the City...

Missouri medical marijuana companies win tax relief from state lawmakers

Missourians voted to legalize medical marijuana in 2018. But under federal law, growing, transporting or selling marijuana remains a crime. Unsurprisingly, that dynamic has created...

Attempts to ban teaching on ‘critical race theory’ multiply across the...

WASHINGTON — From statehouses to Congress, Republicans have launched into a fight against the teaching of “critical race theory,” which just a year ago...

Lawsuit seeks to force Missouri to enact voter-approved Medicaid expansion

The least surprising lawsuit of the year, to force Missouri to provide Medicaid coverage to 275,000 people eligible under a 2020 initiative petition, was filed...

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