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.
Kay Murnan talks with Springfield School Board Vice President Kris Callen about a proposal that would require school districts to spend at least 65 percent of their budgets on certain classroom expenditures.
The chairman of the Senate Education Committee, Republican Gary Nodler of Joplin says he's working on legislation that would require school districts to tell the state whether they're providing adequate local financial support. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
According to author Wayne Glenn, The Ozarks Greatest Hits; A Photo History of Music in the Ozarks, is aimed at preserving important people, places, and things related to Ozarks music through photographs taken from the 1800s into the 1970s.
Mike Smith recently talked with Glenn about the book and filed this report: