Missouri House members are seeking to boost funding for veterans' homes by diverting more of Missouri's lottery proceeds to the state budget — leaving less for prizes.
Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri has officially begun her re-election campaign, the first and only Democrat so far in a contest that has attracted several Republicans.
The Missouri Department of Conservation says zebra mussels have been found in Smithville Lake, a reservoir north of Kansas City.
Organizers of a proposed ballot initiative that would make it harder for Missouri legislators to overturn voter-approved laws say they are abandoning their efforts.
A national tea party group has endorsed former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman in Missouri's Republican U.S. Senate primary. But numerous Missouri tea party groups say they are not taking sides in the race.
A Missouri House panel has endorsed legislation making it a crime for federal officials to attempt to enforce the 2010 federal health care overhaul in the state.
Columbia-based Shelter Insurance has sued a bond underwriter for $390 million over municipal bonds issued by the city of Moberly for the failed Mamtek USA sweetener plant project.
The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation restricting lawsuits that stem from some crimes committed at businesses.
Newspaper publishers in Missouri could have to pay more to buy paper, ink and other supplies under a measure that has been endorsed by a House panel.
In a 7-5 vote Wednesday, the House Tax Reform Committee backed a proposal to eliminate sales tax exemptions on newspaper equipment in order to help fund state aid to the blind.
It appears the Missouri Supreme Court might not rule on legal challenges to congressional and state House districts before the candidate filing period ends next week.
The Missouri Senate has rejected an attempt to set up a state-run health insurance exchange.
The exchanges are part of the federal health care law approved in 2009. States are required to create exchanges by 2014 so that individuals and small business can compare health insurance plans.
Missouri House Democrats are calling for new ethics legislation after the state Supreme Court rejected much of the most state's most recent version because of how it was approved.
The Republican caucus in St. Charles County is likely to be rescheduled after a weekend fracas forced the caucus to be shut down.
Medical patients awaiting joint transplants may soon have greater access to donor cartilage thanks to a new storage method developed by University of Missouri researchers.
An orthopedic surgeon who was hired by the University of Missouri to take over a position at a partner hospital is suing.