Both state political parties have released statements regarding the awarding of delegates to presidential candidates from the March 10, presidential preference primary.

All Democrats in Franklin County interested in participating in the delegate selection process should gather Monday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin County Government Center, located at 400 E. Locust St., Union.


The offices of governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer, 17 state senators from odd-numbered districts, and 163 state representatives will be on ballots statewide in Missouri this year.

The Missouri Supreme Court has denied a motion by the Franklin County Commission to hear a case related to 2020 budget funding of the county juvenile courts.


There are 14 elected offices in Franklin County government and more than half of them are on the ballot in 2020.

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and first lady Teresa will travel to Miami this weekend to represent Missouri and cheer on the Kansas City Chiefs.


Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says stability has been key to his unexpected term leading the state and has led to successes in the past 20 months.


State Rep. Dottie Bailey, R-Eureka, who serves as vice-chair of the House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee, has prefiled legislation to strengthen Missouri’s law regarding seclusion and restraint of children, many with disabilities, in schools.

A Labadie man was seriously injured Wednesday, Dec. 4, when the truck he was driving struck the rear of a dump truck.

Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, says he doesn’t expect there to be any major issues this week as lawmakers returned to Jefferson City for the annual veto session with a special session running concurrently.

The Washington City Council Monday approved a preliminary plat request that will allow for a home to be put up for sale.


In what seems to be the conditioned response after any gun violence, those on the left of the political spectrum call for more gun control, while those on the right blame mental health issues and video games for causing the tragedy.

Missouri is preparing for one of the biggest birthday parties in the state’s history when Route 66 turns 100 in November 2026.

Democratic candidates for president will be featured on television Wednesday and Thursday nights. Ten candidates will appear each night. There are more candidates than 20, but they did not qualify. The are called debates, but they really aren’t since there isn’t time for actual debating.

As one of three new lawmakers representing Franklin County in Jefferson City this session, State Rep. Dottie Bailey, R-Eureka, says having been around politics for years, there weren’t many surprises.

Before the 2019 legislative session began, new State Rep. John Simmons, R-Krakow, said he was going to ease into the new role and didn’t plan on filing many, if any bills.

A bill sponsored in honor of former Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) employee and Franklin County resident Lyndon Ebker has passed the Legislature and awaits the signature of Missouri Gov. Mike Parson.


While the ink is still drying on the Clean Missouri Amendment strongly passed by Missouri voters last November, House lawmakers have already approved legislation to overturn a portion of the constitutional amendment regarding legislative redistricting.