Carrying a concealed weapon is legal in all 50 states, yet there are 10 states where it is still illegal to do so on a college campus with, or without a permit.
In the past year, Missouri voters have had the chance to vote directly on several different issues affecting their daily lives through ballot initiatives, but does it undermine the legislative process?
A bill that would force Missouri voters to register with a particular political party ahead of primary elections won very slim approval in the House of Representatives last week, but may not have the traction to make it to the Senate.
The Missouri Supreme Court upheld an appeals court decision challenging admissibility of breath test results and notice requirements in a driving license suspension case.
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.
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.
As the 2019 Missouri Legislative session reaches the halfway point, only one bill proposed by local lawmakers has been passed, another is facing resistance and many others are stalled in committee or not yet assigned.
Two local lawmakers have differing views on the passage of a bill last week by the Missouri House which has again raised concerns for and against a statewide prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP).
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.
After eight months in office, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says he is enjoying his unexpected role and looks forward to working with legislators in the coming months.
A Democratic state senator representing St. Louis County says she plans to file seven bills to prevent gun violence in the 2019 Missouri legislative session, but Senate Republican leadership says not so fast.
Despite hundreds of write-in votes Tuesday in the unopposed races for county offices, the winners — new and incumbent — are now solidified.
The voters of Missouri have spoken, approving a hike in the minimum wage, but rejecting propositions to raise taxes on gasoline and one of three medical marijuana questions.
Franklin County voters followed the statewide trends Tuesday, approving three referendums involving ethics reform, medical marijuana and bingo games.
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.
Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door, chief election official, says no one will be turned away from voting Tuesday with or without identification.
Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door says voter turnout Tuesday will be near a record high and the Senate race may be the reason.
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.
Despite Franklin County being a Republican stronghold, Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has visited Franklin County three times in the past four months.
Like many contests this November, the race for the 109th House District seat is being contested by two new faces to the political system.
Although the names vying for the 61st House District seat may be familiar, the candidates are new to politics.
Incumbent Republican State Sen. Dave Schatz, 54, Sullivan, will have to get past Democratic challenger John Kiehne, 51, if he wants to serve his second and final term in the state Senate.
Washington chiropractor and Missouri 109th House District candidate John Simmons says the reports about his license being expired are true, but “it’s no big deal.”
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.
Despite the most bitter and polarizing U.S. Supreme Court confirmation processes in history, causing the political party divisions to grow deeper, Sen. Claire McCaskill says it should be out of voters’ minds before Election Day.
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.
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?
United States Senate candidate Craig O’Dear, I-Kansas City, says he is running to fix a problem in Washington and understands running as an Independent is a hard way to go.