Anti-abortion activists gathered at the state capitol Wednesday to ponder the 33rd anniversary this month of the Supreme Court decision Roe V. Wade. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports on how abortion opponents and abortion rights supporters feel about the anniversary.
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The former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich spoke to the Missouri Senate about changing public and private healthcare systems. As KSMU's Missy Shelton reports, his speech won praise from both Republicans and Democrats.
Wednesday evening, Governor Matt Blunt gave his State of the State Address and announced his budget priorities. The largest increase in funding goes to welfare programs. But as KSMU's Missy Shelton reports, education will get an increase too.
This evening, Governor Matt Blunt will lay out his priorities for the legislative session in his State of the State Address. KSMU's Missy Shelton spoke with several legislators from Southwest Missouri about their priorities for the session and files this report.
Missouri's Governor Matt Blunt will give his State of the State Address Wednesday. During his speech, the governor will lay out his priorities for the legislative session. One of the issues Blunt has already identified as a top priority is an education proposal that has critics on both sides of the aisle. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
The group "Citizens for Affordable Energy" unveiled its petition Thursday that would require City Utilities to wait at least four years before asking for another bond issue to fund a coal-fired power plant. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
The Missouri General Assembly began its second regular session Wednesday. As KSMU's Missy Shelton reports from Jefferson City, House leaders say they want to restore some of the cuts they made last year to Medicaid.
The Missouri Legislature begins its regular session today (January 4). KSMU's Missy Shelton is in Jefferson City. Here are some excerpts from a recent conversation she had with Missouri State University Political Science Professor George Connor about the upcoming session.