Latest Missouri state government News

Missouri Dems turn to Illinois, Kansas for abortion help

Aug. 04, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A top Democratic state lawmaker from Republican-led Missouri on Wednesday wrote to the Democratic Illinois and Kansas governors asking for help paying for abortions for out-of-state Medicaid patients. Missouri House Democratic Minority Leader Crystal Quade...

With Greitens out, independent is new challenge for Schmitt

Aug. 03, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

Associated Press (AP) — Republican leaders got their wish with the defeat of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in the U.S. Senate primary. Now, they face another complication: A well-funded, right-leaning political newcomer who could splinter some of the Republican and independent vote in...

Missouri AG Schmitt beats Greitens in GOP Senate primary

Aug. 03, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt won the Republican primary for U.S. Senate on Tuesday with surprising ease, ending months of worry among GOP leaders that scandal-scarred former Gov. Eric Greitens might win the primary and jeopardize what should be a reliably red seat...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Aug. 03, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. July 28, 2022. Editorial: Blunt, Hawley, Marshall betray sick veterans because they’re mad at tax, climate bill Three of the region’s four U.S. senators decided Wednesday to hold sick veterans hostage to their own anger. It’s appalling and...

Andrew Jones wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 1st Congressional District.

Aug. 03, 2022 00:07 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Jones wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 1st Congressional District.

Eric Burlison wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 7th Congressional District.

Aug. 02, 2022 23:33 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Burlison wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 7th Congressional District.

Kristen Radaker-Sheafer wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 7th Congressional District.

Aug. 02, 2022 23:30 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kristen Radaker-Sheafer wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 7th Congressional District.

Henry Martin wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 6th Congressional District.

Aug. 02, 2022 23:30 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Henry Martin wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 6th Congressional District.

Jacob Turk wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 5th Congressional District.

Aug. 02, 2022 23:19 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jacob Turk wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 5th Congressional District.

Trish Gunby wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 2nd Congressional District.

Aug. 02, 2022 23:06 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trish Gunby wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Missouri's 2nd Congressional District.