Posts Tagged: politics


Missouri House OKs term limits for all statewide offices

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A constitutional amendment to impose term limits on all of Missouri’s statewide elected officials is getting a ...

GOP’s Darin LaHood favored in race to replace Schock

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The son of former White House cabinet member and longtime Congressman Ray LaHood remains the overwhelming favorite as t...

Koster leads fundraising for Missouri governor with $3M

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Finance reports show Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster has more than $3 million on hand to spend for his campa...

Missouri House approves additional money for 2015 budget

Jefferson City, MO ( KTRS ) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s supplemental spending request for the current fiscal year is moving forward in the...

The Clinton campaign begins

WASHINGTON (AP) – And now, the campaigning begins. Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced that she’s running for president in 2016, and she&...

Governor Rauner looks to scale back an increase to juror pay

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to repeal a law passed last fall that cut the size of juries in civil cases from 12 to...

Supplemental budget advances out of Missouri House

The supplemental budget includes $82 million of general revenue for the Medicaid pharmacy program.

Missouri House approves change to discrimination rules

Opponents say the measure would make it easier for companies to get away with discriminatory practices and puts women, older workers and minorities at...

Missouri House sends tax amnesty measure to governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Legislature has sent the governor a proposal to let residents with delinquent taxes pay them back withou...

East St. Louis mayor falls short in write-in campaign

East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks was forced to run a write-in campaign after he failed to collected enough valid signatures to appear on the ballot. C...