Schupp fights for greater access to rape kit exams — and she’s not giving...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As this year’s legislative session nears its close, a bill requiring Missouri's hospitals be equipped to perform rape kits hasn’t...

Schupp pushes for more screening, treatment of postpartum depression

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In an effort to protect new mothers, state Sen. Jill Schupp introduced a bill this week aimed at making sure...

House Democrats file collection of bills on health care

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Democrats in the Missouri House have filed more bills, this time working towards key pieces of their health care agenda....

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...

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...

University of Missouri bans all tobacco use on campus

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Students, faculty, and even visitors will have to leave their tobacco products at the door when visiting the University of Missouri’s...

Budget committee discusses messy managed care changes, DSS admits mistakes were made

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new state policy regarding Medicaid’s managed care system is proving to be one of the most contentious and complicated...

House Budget committee lambasts DHSS and Parson administration over trauma care program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s top budget lawmaker in the House of Representatives is not happy. Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick, the chairman of the House Budget...
Gov. Mike Parson takes questions from the media before a Cabinet meeting on June 4, 2018. (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES).

Gov. Parson signs legislation to aid fight against opioid addiction, support family caregivers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A bill signed into law by Gov. Mike Parson seeks to reinforce efforts to curb opioid abuse in Missouri, set...

MRL endorses candidates on abortion issues before August primary

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With just one month left before the August primary, candidates for both the House and Senate are hitting the pavement...

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