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Missouri Gov. Parson remains adamant on unemployment repayments

Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday showed no indication he was changing his mind about forgiving any part of the approximately $150 million in unemployment...

Competition increasing for KC-area seat on University of Missouri curators

The field of candidates vying for a seat on the University of Missouri Board of Curators currently held by a former Kansas City-area lawmaker...

COVID liability advances in Missouri Senate, expands to shield religious orgs

Churches would be immune from most lawsuits alleging COVID was contracted on their premises after an exemption was carved out for religious organizations during...

Indicted Missouri lawmaker stripped of committee assignments

State Rep. Tricia Derges became the third member of the Missouri House with no committee assignments following her indictment on federal medical fraud charges. The...

Gov. Parson’s letter exposed longstanding rift with Missouri House leader

Gov. Mike Parson’s scolding letter over the weekend accusing House GOP leadership of scheming to embarrass him caught Missouri’s political world by surprise.  Not because...

Bill to ban chokeholds now paired with controversial residency bill for...

Just as a criminal justice reform bill appeared to be gaining traction in the Missouri Senate, it was attached on Monday to a controversial...

Lawmakers question Missouri’s tough stance on unemployment overpayments

Missouri will demand repayment of any unemployment money it paid in error to residents since the COVID-19 pandemic began — regardless of whether the...

Missouri Republican legislator indicted for fraud, illegal prescriptions

A freshman lawmaker from southwest Missouri was charged Monday in a 20-count federal indictment alleging she sold fake stem-cell treatments and illegally prescribed narcotics...

Missouri lawmakers to review $1.9 billion Medicaid expansion budget

In his 2020 State of the State address, Gov. Mike Parson took aim at Medicaid expansion, warning it would mean “a massive tax increase...

Gov. Mike Parson accuses Missouri House GOP leaders of trying to...

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson believes House Republican leaders' decision against allowing a joint legislative session to convene last week amid a statehouse COVID-19 outbreak...

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