Birth records for presidential and vice presidential candidates would need to be publicly available for those appearing on Missouri ballots.
Conservative activist Alan Keyes says many Americans have become confused about their "rights" as U.S. citizens.
Another candidate joined the Missouri gubernatorial race today. Candidate Fred Sauer currently heads Missouri Roundtable for Life, a group that opposes abortion and embryonic stem cell research.
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.