Tag: State News

Gov. Eric Greitens announces intention to resign effective Friday, June 1

| May 29, 2018

In a stunning turn of events Tuesday, the embattled Republican governor announced he will resign the office of Governor of the State of Missouri Friday, June 1 at 5:00 p.m. Lt. Gov. Mike Parson will assume the Governor’s office upon Greitens’ resignation.

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Referendum to ban mandatory union fees moved to August, opponents cry foul

| May 25, 2018

The referendum on Right to Work was originally scheduled to take place in November, but was rescheduled by state lawmakers last week, drawing sharp criticism from opponents of the initiative to ban mandatory union fees. 

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NEWSMAKER — Small Business Index survey shows strong regional economic growth

| May 16, 2018

The Small Business and Economic Trends has been taken since the 1970s and is a leading indicator of economic growth.

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Alleged Black and Gold bar shooter facing extradition after being detained in Texas

| May 4, 2018

The shooting occurred April 26, 2018 at Black and Gold Bar in Columbia. Miles Hillegas was arrested in Ward County, Texas Thursday.

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School bus strikes, kills ten-year-old in southeast Missouri

| April 27, 2018

Zjequaliln Cody, 10, of Poplar Bluff, died after he was hit by a school bus in Poplar Bluff Friday morning, the Highway Patrol said.

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KMZU Capitol Conversation — Rep. Peggy McGaugh confident in passage of budget and tax bills this session

| April 25, 2018

Rep. Peggy McGaugh told KMZU’s Brian Lock she won’t let felony charges against Gov. Eric Greitens stop her or her party from governing as they weigh a budget for the next fiscal year and a possible tax cut for Missourians.

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Flags to fly at half-staff in Missouri Wednesday

| April 24, 2018

Flags across the state of Missouri have been ordered to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Wednesday. 

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Felony case will proceed against Gov. Greitens, judge rules

| April 19, 2018

Judge Rex Burlison ruled Thursday morning that a felony invasion of privacy charge against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will not be dismissed. Burlison also admonished the prosecution for some actions taken by investigators.

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Unemployment falls slightly to 3.6% in Missouri, DED says

| April 18, 2018

In total, March saw an employment gain of 3,100 jobs. Nonfarm employment in the state is currently measured at nearly 2,900,000 jobs.

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