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 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, 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, 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…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Several Republicans had complained about the painting, which shows a pig in a police uniform aiming a gun at a protester, and even took down the artwork temporarily.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
With just a handful of competitive races around the country, the outcome in Missouri could help determine control of the Senate.
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Two years later, the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson remains so politically sensitive that it has been injected into Missouri's gubernatorial campaign.
By Associated Press
Ferguson city leaders, struggling to balance a budget decimated by fallout from the unrest that followed the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, will ask voters in August for a second tax increase,…
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