Nation Aug 26States split in taking action to combat sexual misconduct
About half of all state legislative chambers have followed through with at least some sort of change to their sexual harassment policies.
Nation Aug 07Missouri deciding on right-to-work law that curbs union power
If voters consent to Proposition A, Missouri would become the 28th state outlawing mandatory union fees in workplace contracts and the sixth Republican-led state to do so in the past six years.
Nation Aug 05Influence of organized labor gets big test in Missouri vote
Labor's clout is being put to a new test by a voter referendum in Missouri over whether the state should ban compulsory union fees in all private-sector workplaces.
Nation Jun 29Republicans propose using online sales tax money for new tax cuts
"To just take that revenue would be a tax increase," said Missouri Sen. Andrew Koenig, echoing the reasoning of many tax-adverse Republicans leery of simply spending or saving the expected influx.
Nation May 30Prosecutor to drop felony charge against outgoing Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens
Prosecutors agreed to drop one of two felony criminal cases against Missouri Gov Eric Greitens after the governor's attorneys said he would resign if the allegations were dismissed, a spokeswoman for St. Louis' top prosecutor said Wednesday.
Politics May 15Missouri lawmakers push Greitens probe after invasion-of-privacy charge dropped
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens no longer faces a felony charge stemming from an extramarital affair, but a legislative panel signaled Tuesday that it's pushing forward with its own expanded investigation into a variety of allegations against the Republican governor.
Politics May 14Prosecutors drop charge against Greitens, but plan to refile
Prosecutors on Monday abruptly dropped an invasion-of-privacy charge against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens but said they still hope to pursue a case against him for allegedly taking a revealing photo of a woman with whom he has acknowledged having an…
Politics May 02Gov. Greiten’s campaign lied about how it got charity donor list, according to Missouri legislative report
The report details multiple instances in which Greitens allegedly directed the charity list to be shared for political purposes, including during meetings in October and December 2014 to discuss his upcoming gubernatorial campaign.
Politics Apr 17Missouri governor could face charges for allegedly using charity donor list for campaign fundraising
Attorney General Josh Hawley said an investigation by his office shows that Gov. Eric Greitens took computer data listing the top donors to The Mission Continues without the consent of the veterans' charity he had founded and used it to…
Politics Feb 24Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' potentially prolonged legal battle stemming from an extramarital affair could have implications for the 2018 elections.