In an era of declining rural health care elsewhere around Missouri, a hospital in Hannibal is planning to expand to Kirksville and compete with an existing facility there, which some fear could endanger the financial viability of both.
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Letter to the Editor: County health board elections should focus on qualifications, not politics as usual
“Is the patient a Democrat or a Republican?” That’s not a question anyone would want to hear their doctor ask at a clinic; it’s absurd and inappropriate.
Missouri as of late has been looking overseas for new opportunities, both diplomatically and economically.
"It's what the people want!" Paula Prentice, a volunteer with Legal Missouri 2022 and a board member for NORML KC, a non-profit cannabis reform group, said. "People were happy, happy to sign, happy to get medical options."
However, twice in the past twenty years the state has awarded the contract to Medical Transportation Management (MTM), a company that has defaulted on the contract, not once but twice.
Opinion: When the case is strong enough, both sides of the aisle get to help kids — so can our governor
"This budget session, however, you can take pride in the fact that your Missouri Legislature. Both Republicans and Democrats came together on something necessary and good and impactful."
The court announced its intention to grant a temporary restraining order in the case, which is expected to keep Title 42 in place for now.
Missouri has recovered more than 95 percent of the jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Missouri Chamber’s latest quarterly economic report.
Gov. Mike Parson joined with more than two dozen other governors to establish an “American Governors’ Border Strike Force,” billed as a way to combat drug and human trafficking.