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Updated at 7:28 PM

Supporters of a pair of Missouri ballot proposals have spent millions promoting the measures that would raises taxes for transportation and create a state constitutional right to farm, far outspending opponents, according to state finance reports.

Updated at 7:24 PM

Sales from Missouri Lottery tickets have raised billions of dollars for education programs since proceeds were directed to education-only programs two decades ago. But next month, voters will be asked to change those rules so money can be shared...

Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 10:07 AM

Two bills that Gov. Jay Nixon declined to sign but also chose not to veto have now become laws.

Updated Jul 16, 2014 at 2:53 PM

A former methamphetamine dealer was executed Wednesday for killing three people in remote northern Missouri out of fear that they would report his drug activity to police.

Updated Jul 15, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Missourians with epilepsy that cannot be effectively treated by conventional means will now be able to use a cannabis extract under legislation signed into law Monday by Gov. Jay Nixon.

Updated Jul 15, 2014 at 7:21 PM

A three-judge federal appeals court panel on Tuesday overturned a stay of execution for a condemned Missouri man, hours before he was scheduled to be put to death.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 6:18 PM

Republican state Sen. Will Kraus touted his support for a voter photo identification requirement Thursday while announcing his candidacy for Missouri secretary of state in 2016.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 6:16 PM

A former Missouri Republican congressman whose "legitimate rape" comments during the 2012 U.S. Senate campaign were roundly criticized now says he was wrong to apologize.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 4:17 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have allowed specially trained teachers to carry concealed guns, asserting that the move could jeopardize student safety in public schools.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:33 AM

It's decision day for seven bills pending before Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Millions of dollars have been flowing into a Missouri campaign for a transportation sales tax from businesses and organizations that stand to benefit if voters approve the Aug. 5 ballot measure.

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