In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump visited Missouri to discuss tax reform and the recovery efforts he saw underway in his visit to Texas yesterday. Also, as tensions with North Korea intensify after the firing of a missile over…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to make a public push to overhaul the nation's tax system next week in Springfield, Missouri.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
The NAACP issued a travel advisory about the state of Missouri for women, minorities and LGBT people, asking those travelers to use “extreme caution.” The NAACP’s first statewide alert comes after Missouri passed a law that the organization says permits…
By PBS NewsHour
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs.
By Mark Sherman and Sam Hananel, Associated Press
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
Numerous doctors from around the U.S. could become eligible to treat patients in Missouri's underserved areas as a result of a planned expansion of a first-in-the-nation law aimed at addressing doctor shortages.
By Kamala Kelkar and Laura Fong
Terrence Wise started organizing in 2013, when he was making $7.25 an hour at McDonald’s in Kansas City, Missouri.
By Saskia de Melker and Laura Fong
Some of the fiercest political battles are taking place between Democratic-controlled cities and Republican-led state legislatures over issues like minimum wage and plastic bag bans. Increasingly, those issues are decided through a political maneuver called preemption, when state lawmakers write…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court signaled Wednesday that it will decide an important case on the separation of church and state in favor of a Missouri church that wants state money to put a soft surface on its preschool playground.
By Durrie Bouscaren, St. Louis Public Radio
Federal law already prevents Medicaid from reimbursing providers for most abortions. Missouri’s new measure rejects $8.3 million in federal funds for the women’s health program, allowing the state to block state funds for other family planning services from going to…
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