Senate gives final approval to STEM and treatment court bills, signs off on nearly...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s legislative special session has come to a close with two bills passed. The Senate on Friday morning passed HB 2...

Austin’s treatment court bill unanimously passes out of Senate committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Treatment court legislation continues to move through the General Assembly with ease as Rep. Kevin Austin’s HB 2 cleared its...

This Week in the Missouri PSC: Sept. 12, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Reconvening for a Wednesday afternoon agenda meeting, the Missouri Public Service Commission took up eight tariffs and new orders for...
Rep. Bruce DeGroot (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES).

Treatment court bill soars through committees, heads to House floor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Bolstering Missouri’s drug treatment courts may be a “feel-good” bill, but it is effective in reducing recidivism rates and changing...

Fitzwater’s STEM bill moves to House floor with little effort

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If there were any concerns about Rep. Travis Fitzwater’s STEM bill moving through the committees this week, they have been...

Federal courts rule in favor of Missouri abortion restrictions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new ruling could threaten to shut down abortion services at one of the state’s two remaining abortion-providing health centers. A...

Workforce development takes lead in special session as legislature debates STEM education bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Governor Mike Parson is pushing forward with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, calling state legislators back to...

Decline in revenue numbers called ‘concerning,’ budget director says time still needed for a...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The latest revenue numbers for the state have been released, and some are calling them “concerning.” State Budget Director Dan Haug announced...

Special session to put spotlight on treatment courts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers are set to get another chance at legislation that could expand drug treatment courts and offer new options...

This Week in the Missouri PSC: Sept. 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The latest meeting of the Missouri Public Service Commission took little time to decide on three orders, especially since Chairman...

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