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Just a month shy of the three-year anniversary of Lyndon Ebker’s death, legislation has passed the Missouri House that may prevent a similar tragedy from happening in the future.

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According to State Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, there are 665 retail locations in the state of Missouri operating illegal gaming machines, which have cost the Missouri Lottery Commission $3.2 million in sales in the past six months.

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A billboard message on Interstate 44 reading “Choose Life, No Matter What” was taken a step further this week in the Missouri House of Representatives.

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Last Thursday, the House Transportation Committee voted 12 to 1 to pass a bill that would automatically revoke the driver’s license of anyone who hits a utility, highway or emergency worker on a Missouri roadway.

Following months of campaigning and fundraising new legislators head to Jefferson City for the 100th General Assembly that begins Wednesday.

It was an easy election cycle for judges in the 20th Judicial Circuit with none of them facing opponents in either the primary or general elections.

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Just two days after winning re-election to a second term, Republican Dave Schatz, Sullivan, has been selected by his peers to the second highest position in the Missouri Senate.

After months of campaigning the dust is settling over the 2018 midterm elections and in Franklin County Republican candidates came out on top.

A political newcomer is challenging a longtime representative for Missouri’s 3rd Congressional District seat.

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After four of the top offices in the county were hotly contested in the Aug. 7 primary, the candidates can breathe a sigh of relief next week since they have no opponents on Tuesday.

Although she has been in statewide office for more than three years, incumbent Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway faces her first statewide challenger on Nov. 6.

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If you are sick of seeing negative political ads, you aren’t alone.

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In less than two weeks, Missouri voters will be asked to approve Prop D, a gasoline tax increase that is estimated to generate millions of new dollars for the maintenance of the state’s roads and bridges.

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Sen. Claire McCaskill has visited Franklin County three time in three months, but her opponent, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has not made any campaign appearances here. If the election was held today, who would you vote for Missouri's U.S. Senate seat?