State and Regional News
Democrats continue the fight against Missouri becoming a ‘right to work’ state
JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri House Republican’s are pushing the Show-Me-State to join nearly half of the country in becoming a right-to-work state but are finding opposition with unions and democrats.
One measure proposed by Rep. Eric Burlison, R-Springfield, would make Missouri the 25th right-to-work state in the country.
• Winner will receive free airfare from Southwest Airlines to Washington D.C. for a recognition ceremony
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith announced the opening of the annual Eighth Congressional District Art Contest and invited high school students in Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District to participate in the contest. Contest entrees need to be submitted to one of Smith’s offices by Friday, April 25.
New prescription drug database bill will soon have showdown with Missouri State Senate
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JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri would be the last state to create a prescription drug monitoring program under a measure approved by Missouri's House.
Senate Education Committee votes to allow unaccredited schools to fire tenured teachers and pay for private schooling
JEFFERSON CITY - A few unaccredited public school districts in St. Louis and Kansas City have pushed lawmakers to draw up legislation to fix their school's problems.
On Thursday, Feb. 20, the Senate Education Committee approved a measure that would provide public school funding for students from unaccredited schools to attend non-religious private schools.
Lawmakers and teachers debate the necessity of federal standards in Missouri schools
JEFFERSON CITY - Teachers, parents and lawmakers debated the necessity of Missouri schools abiding by nationwide standards, Thursday Feb. 20.