Lawmakers consider legislation that would allow death row inmates to donate organs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The son of a murdered man is hoping that his father’s murderer might save a life. In March, the United States...

Missouri report finds serious shortfalls in mental health care access and coverage

Mental health organizations call on legislature to pass measure to improve behavioral health coverage Jefferson City, Mo (March 27, 2018) A new report from the...

New Missouri health data resource unveiled

exploreMOhealth.org website will power better community health research and investment   ST. LOUIS, MO (March 21, 2018) - Community health improvement stakeholders and the public now have access...

Lack of state oversight for private probation services leaves system open for abuse

As the state has backed away from supervising misdemeanor offenders on probation, private companies have stepped up to handle the service. This move has...

Republicans push ‘Asbestos Bankruptcy Transparency Act’ through House

Barnes-led opposition falls on deaf ears in Republican-controlled House JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri House of Representatives has given final approval to one of...

DOC touts programs aimed at reducing recidivism at Capitol Day

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Department of Corrections touted partnerships, programs, and volunteer effects operating in Missouri's prisons. Whether it be healthcare, vocational skills,...

Centene To Acquire MHM Services To Expand National Footprint In Correctional Healthcare Sector

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MHM Services, Inc. ("MHM")...

Kaufman Fund pens letter calling for General Assembly’s opposition of asbestos bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Bruce DeGroot’s HB 1546 has been a topic of much contention in the Missouri House, and those in opposition...

‘Raise the Age’ legislation back again, front and center of Capitol discussions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A 17-year-old in Missouri can not vote, join the military, go on a school field trip without parental consent, or...

Police pensions predicament in St. Louis heads to Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A lot can change in one year’s time, especially in the political realm. But some are pointing to new legislation...

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