According to State Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, Gov. Jay Nixon’s cuts of $59 million in spending is in direct retaliation for 13 of his vetoes being overridden Wednesday evening.
After a four-month break from Jefferson City, Missouri lawmakers are returning for the fall veto session that begins Wednesday, Sept. 14.
A report released last week by State Auditor Nicole Galloway shed light on a secret bank account funded by lobbyists and used by senators to purchase late night meals.
Like Jesse James, and his grandfather Lester Dill, Lester Turilli wants to become the next famous Missourian associated with Meramec Caverns.
Now that the primary smoke has cleared, statewide Republican candidates are reaching out to legislators for support in the run up to the general election Nov. 8.
With a little more than two months before the Nov. 8 general election, the Franklin County Democratic Central Committee is gearing up for the home stretch.
Voter turnout was a bit lower than expected Tuesday, despite major Republican primary races for governor, Franklin County sheriff and county commissioner seats.
The campaigns of Missouri gubernatorial candidates Catherine Hanaway, Eric Greitens and John Brunner spent nearly as much in the month of July alone than Peter Kinder did on his entire campaign.
Steve Pelton, St. Clair, was elected Franklin County Sheriff in Tuesday’s Republican primary election, outpolling Jason Grellner, Pacific, and Dan Page, Union.
Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke issued a statement Wednesday morning in the wake of an ad in The Missourian that incorrectly listed him among people endorsing one of the candidates for sheriff in next Tuesday’s primary election.
Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door says First District Commissioner Tim Brinker’s name will stay on the Aug. 2 primary ballot.
Just days after Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a controversial omnibus gun bill, Republican lawmakers are circling the wagons in preparation for a veto override vote in mid-September.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed Senate Bill 656, which would have eliminated the current requirements that individuals must obtain training, education, a background check and a permit in order to carry a concealed firearm in Missouri.
In what was expected to be a contentious race for First District commissioner of Franklin County, the first shot has been fired by challenger Tim Baker, R-Robertsville, accusing incumbent Tim Brinker, R-Washington, of having unpaid taxes at the time of filing for re-election, thus making him…
A bill originally proposed by State Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, that would allow Missourians to renew their concealed firearm permits for life has now been overshadowed by a more controversial bill that Gov. Jay Nixon may not sign.
A bill originally proposed by U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt providing flags flown over the Capitol to the families of fallen first responders passed the House on Tuesday and now awaits President Obama’s signature.
Sate Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, has proposed a $40 limit on what lobbyists can pay per day for lawmakers’ meals.
With the 2016 second legislative session wrapping up, lawmakers across the state are reviewing their failures and success of bills and legislation they proposed.
A bill originally sponsored by State Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, has cleared two hurdles in the General Assembly and is now headed to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk.
After weeks of media attention and emotional debate, SJR 39, otherwise known as the Missouri religious freedom bill, is dead after the House Emerging Issues Committee vote ended in a tie, preventing the bill from moving on.
A bill currently being considered in the Missouri Senate would prohibit individual municipalities from banning specific dog breeds.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill told The Missourian this week that while she favors the choice charter schools provide, she does not favor tuition vouchers for students.
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt believes the upcoming presidential election is the most important one in our lifetimes and says the next few months will be a big fight.
A fellow Republican legislator said he is “angry” and “disappointed” over the way State Rep. Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair, has handled a DWI incident.
State Rep. Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair, who pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated last week, changed his story the day after a Feb. 2 vehicle accident in Jefferson City, a police report shows.
Two area state representatives supported the controversial right-to-work bill that passed the Legislature this week, and the local state senator supported it as well.
Two local state representatives shared their thoughts on the controversy involving Missouri Speaker of the House John Diehl exchanging sexually charged text messages with a college freshman intern.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said Monday that she won't run for Missouri governor in 2016, avoiding a potential Democratic primary with Missouri's attorney general.
The process to replace county commissioners who do not complete their terms would be changed under a bill filed by Justin Alferman, who was elected state representative this year.
State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Union, has prefiled a bill for next year’s legislative session to allow voters to decide whether red light cameras and other automated traffic control systems should be banned.
Carolyn Goodman, the wife of Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, has been elected to succeed him in a contest that affirmed Sin City's affection for its booze-swilling leader of 12 years.
Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door said there is a chance the state Legislature could pass an early voting bill this session. And that makes her nervous.