Mo. senators reject Medicaid expansion
JEFFERSON CITY - A Missouri Senate committee, designed to revise the state’s Medicaid system, drafted a report ignoring Gov. Jay Nixon’s call to expansion Medicaid eligibility in the plan.
Troop I prepares For Thanksgiving weekend travel
Captain Lee Ann H. Kenley, commanding officer of Troop I, announces that Troop I officers will again be participating in two special enforcement operations during the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend travel period. The goal of each operation is to make our highways safer by reducing the number of traffic crashes.
• Emergency kits should include items for cold temperatures, snow and ice
As cold temperatures return to the state, it is important for Missourians to plan for the threat of severe winter storms and the dangers these storms can pose. To help get ready, the National Weather Service, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the State Emergency Management Agency and Missouri's local emergency managers are joining forces to promote Nov. 20 as Winter Weather Awareness Day in Missouri.
Patrol urges caution on roads during Thanksgiving holiday weekend
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds motorists that many Missourians will travel over the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. This will change traffic patterns and requires everyone to be a courteous, safe driver. If you will be traveling this holiday, please make sure your car is in good condition before beginning your trip. It is also important that you are well rested before you start driving. Remember to buckle up -- seat belts save lives!
Republicans urges Gov. Nixon to call special election for southern Missouri House seat
• Crawford County, part of Phelps, remain without representation
The Republican chair in a vacant state House district committee urged Gov. Jay Nixon to call a special election to fill the seat on Nov. 8.
Gov. Nixon encourages Missourians to recognize those who served in nation’s military this Veterans Day
Gov. Nixon recognizes St. Louis-area businesses that have taken the Show-Me Heroes pledge to recruit and hire veterans
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This Veterans Day, Gov. Jay Nixon is encouraging Missourians to recognize and thank throughout the year the dedicated men and women who have honorably served in our nation’s military.