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.
Did you know the most common fresh produce in Kansas City and in the Midwest is iceberg lettuce? Yes, the green that is mostly water is apparently the best get in fly-over country. At least, the New York Times thinks so.
Ameren Missouri is pledging to increase its energy efficiency programs starting in 2013. If the plan is approved, it would allow Ameren to provide 145 million dollars in energy efficiency rebates over three years – a cost that would be passed on to consumers.