Democratic Missouri Governor Jay Nixon delivered his state of the state speech Monday night; to a legislature that this year again has enough Republican members that if they all vote together, they won’t even need his signature to alter the state’s laws.
The University of Missouri's first year in the Southeastern Conference continues to pay dividends away from the field.
School officials on Tuesday announced an $8.3 million gift from Don and Audrey Walsworth of Marceline. The donation follows a $30 million gift from the Kansas City Sports Trust in June and a $6.4 million anonymous contribution in December.
The Walsworth gift will go toward previously announced Memorial Stadium improvements. The school plans to add 6,000 seats to the stadium, which now holds 71,004 fans.
A notorious flip-flopper in the age-old "Missourah"/"Missouri" debate, democratic Governor Jay Nixon has been known to switch from one to the other in a single sentence. In speeches, he tends to favor "Missourah." At this year's State of the State address, he leaned on "Missourah" 1.7 times for each "Missouri."
Governor Jay Nixon pitched a nearly $26 billion budget to the state of Missouri during Monday night's State of the State Address. It includes spending increases for K-12 schools, higher education, and the proposed Medicaid expansion he’s been calling for since late November.
Governor Jay Nixon called for a wide range of state health, education and business improvements in his State of the State address tonight at the Capitol in Jefferson City. Measures proposed by the governor address domestic violence prevention, mental health coverage, health care, education and business expansion abroad.
A new beef labeling rule that has the support of food safety advocates has been under review for months by the White House Office of Management and Budget.
The Kansas City Star reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed requiring labels on steaks and other beef products that have been mechanically tenderized. The process uses automated needles or knives that can drive deadly pathogens deep into the interior of the meat.