State and Regional News
Pro-choice Missourians rally outside the Capitol
JEFFERSON CITY - From young girls to elderly men, hundreds of individuals from all walks of life were present for a Rally on Women's Lives to protest legislative proposals to restrict abortion rights.
During address to renewable energy conference, Gov. Nixon announces launch of comprehensive energy plan
• Initiative will engage stakeholders across Missouri to develop a comprehensive energy plan for the state
COLUMBIA, Mo. – During an address to an annual renewable energy conference at the University of Missouri in Columbia today, Gov. Jay Nixon announced that the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Division of Energy will lead a statewide initiative to develop a comprehensive energy plan for the state. In public meetings across the state, the initiative will solicit input from energy stakeholders including consumers, businesses, public utilities, renewable energy companies, academic researchers and environmental advocates.
Missouri House sends "paycheck protection" bill to Senate
JEFFERSON CITY - Despite opposition from a chunk of 20 Republicans, the house passed a bill referred to by supporters as "paycheck protection" for public employees.
Missouri House passes federal gun law nullification measure
JEFFERSON CITY - Missourians would be able to sue federal agents for infringing on their Second Amendment rights in a measure passed by the House, Thursday April 3.
Cards fans winning on drinks again this year at On the Run
On the Run is again getting serious about offering fans a chance to score a deal on its drinks when the St. Louis Cardinals win big. The entire day after the Cardinals score six or more runs in a game, On the Run patrons can celebrate with any offered size fountain, frozen or coffee drink for only 50 cents. Fans who are unsure if the Cards scored six can look for the Cardinals flag flying above any On the Run store.