Thu10302014

Last updateThu, 30 Oct 2014 11am

State and Regional News

Patrol urges motorists to watch out for deer

Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active this time of year, and to please be especially vigilant during evening and early dawn hours. Deer behavior changes due to mating season, which may cause an increase in sightings and roadway crossings. Hunting and crop harvesting may result in these animals being in places they aren’t usually seen. Drivers are urged to remain alert.

Register to read more...

Missouri's education goals under review and subject to change

JEFFERSON CITY - Groups assigned to review and rewrite Missouri's learning standards begin their work just days after Missouri’s Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced her retirement.

Register to read more...

Local law enforcement will not be reimbursed from the state

JEFFERSON CITY - Local law enforcement will not receive reimbursement from the state for having resources in Ferguson since Aug. 9.

Register to read more...

Gov. Nixon creates Office of Community Engagement

JEFFERSON CITY - Just weeks following the chaos in Ferguson, Gov. Nixon signed an executive order creating a new office to deal with issues concerning low-income and minority communities found all across the state.

Register to read more...

Review of Missouri Lottery operations identifies areas for improvement, Gov. Nixon says

• Gov. Nixon makes four appointments to State Lottery Commission
 
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon said today that a review of the Missouri Lottery’s operations has identified several areas for improvement and announced the appointment of four new members to the State Lottery Commission. In July, citing a decrease in the percent of lottery revenues going to education while lottery ticket sales continued to grow, the Governor ordered the Office of Administration to conduct a review of the Missouri Lottery’s operations.

Register to read more...