House leadership defeated on education reform

by Scott Faughn JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – House leadership was defeated Wednesday night, 102 to 55, on an education reform initiative. House Bill 631 was a measure...

Legislation seeks to cease implementation of Common Core Standards

By Collin Reischman JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Lawmakers remain divided over implementation of the Common Core Standards Initiative, the new education curriculum standards designed by...

GOP Senators call on Schweich to audit Department of Revenue

By Eli Yokley — More than a dozen State Senators have called on Auditor Tom Schweich to conduct an audit of the Missouri Department of...

In-depth: North Kansas City hospital legal battle pairs unlikely duo 

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — It all started with a meeting. It was a meeting between representatives from the City of North Kansas City and North...

Medicaid legislation debate continues in the House

By Ashley Jost JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The saga continues in Missouri, just as it does across the country, as the debate about Medicaid expansion...

GOP lawyers split on House medical malpractice bill

By Collin Reischman JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — The Missouri House passed a measure that would limit non-economic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits. Rep. Eric Burlison, R-Springfield,...

House unanimously passes Englund’s bill to return military medals to veterans

By Scott Faughn JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 702 Wednesday sponsored by Rep. Vicki Englund, D-St. Louis County,...

McCaskill talks sexual assault protection and more with Guard

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Still fresh off a reelection victory that hinged in part on her focus on women’s issues, U.S. Sen....

Last week’s special election seats await approval

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two new members will be joining the General Assembly as a result of last Tuesday’s special election. Mike Moon,...

Meet the freshmen: Kansas City and Northwest Missouri

This is the final part of our six-part series, "Meet the freshmen."     Jon Carpenter, D–Kansas City – Hometown: Kansas City Education: University of Southern California Career Highlights: Owns a...

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