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Benjamin Peters is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine, and also produces the #MoLeg Podcast. He joined the Missouri Times in 2016 after working as a sports editor and TV news producer in mid-Missouri. Benjamin is a graduate of Missouri State University in Springfield. To contact Benjamin, email benjamin@themissouritimes.com or follow him on Twitter @BenjaminDPeters.

MHDC swears in new members, signs off on FY2019 budget

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It’s been nearly a year since the last annual meeting of the Missouri Housing Development Commission, and on Friday, the...

AFL-CIO radio ad marks historic media investment in African American and Spanish-speaking communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The AFL-CIO is launching a massive get-out-the-vote campaign this week, with a special emphasis in African American and Spanish-language radio markets,...

National report shows progress in Missouri’s mission to provide high-speed internet to schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Show-Me State is making strides forward to provide high-speed internet access to schools, something Gov. Mike Parson is happy...

Munzlinger urges votes against Amendment 3, citing concerns of eminent domain violations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The departing chairman of the Missouri Senate’s Committee on Agriculture, Food Production, and Outdoor Resources is weighing in on the...

Treasurer Schmitt announces MO ABLE to Work Initiative during Disability Employment Awareness Month

Kansas City, Mo – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt announced the launch of the MO ABLE to Work initiative today while at a roundtable to...

This Week in the Missouri PSC: Oct. 3, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission made short work of this week’s agenda meeting, which lasted less than 15 minutes in...

Court denies NFL, Rams & Kroenke’s attempt for arbitration, saying they cannot “ignore what...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – St. Louis’ sentiments to the NFL and the Rams have not changed since the team departed the Arch City for...

Abortions at Columbia Planned Parenthood could soon end if judge doesn’t issue stay

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri could see the number of facilities offering abortion services drop to just one if a state law is enforced. The...

AARP Missouri endorses Amendment 1  

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – AARP Missouri is adding their endorsement to the growing list of supporters for Missouri's Ballot Amendment 1, better known as "Clean...

Missouri granted REAL ID extension until Aug 1, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri has received another extension to implement REAL ID. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officially granted Missouri an...