Missouri casino operators say they should not be solely responsible for boosting funding to state-operated veterans' homes.
Missouri House members have suggested adding $1 to the $2 per-patron entrance fee that casinos already pay the state. Gov. Jay Nixon's administration has said the fresh revenue could provide a dedicated funding source for the seven existing veterans' homes and possibly pay for one more.
A Missouri House committee has passed legislation that would require voters to show a photo I-D at the polls. As Marshall Griffin reports from Jefferson City, the measure is similar to the one vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon last year.
Three Missouri World War Two veterans have received France’s Legion of Honor medal, the highest award given by the French government for service to that country. The three were recognized Monday at a ceremony at the State Capitol.