Furious lawmakers demand answers from Missouri DSS for undercount of abuse reports

Lawmakers slammed the Department of Social Services on Thursday for underreporting the number of substantiated cases of abuse and neglect at youth residential facilities...

The Ferguson movement is on the cusp of revolutionizing political power in St. Louis

This is part two of a collaboration between The Missouri Independent and Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. Read part one. Subscribe to...

Missouri bill targeting DNR clears House committee, still faces uncertain future

A Missouri House committee advanced a sweeping bill environmentalists say would hamper the state’s ability to enforce clean air and water laws. But several...

Missouri lawmakers agree on more money for hospitals, higher education

Hospitals, higher education and people who owe the state money from mistakenly paid unemployment benefits were the winners Wednesday in state budget negotiations. There’s also...
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Missouri House passes bill criminalizing protesters blocking traffic, banning chokeholds

A bill criminalizing protesters that intentionally block roadways and shielding police disciplinary records from public view grew even more controversial on Tuesday, with the...

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