Missourians voted overwhelmingly in favor of amending the state constitution to require that revenues from certain transportation-related taxes and fees go only to pay for road construction. KSMU's Mike Smith reports.
Republicans and Democrats each held their own parties in Springfield last night to watch election results come in. KSMU's Justin Pointer reports on the atmosphere of the parties and the attitudes of the party faithful as the results became apparent.
As part of KSMU's election coverage, we bring you cafe reports, a chance for you to hear political discussions from your neighbors in small communities throughout the Ozarks. KSMU's Missy Shelton recently visited a restaurant in Bolivar, Missouri and files this report.
In Joplin, a new national initiative related to synthetic drugs was announced by Federal officials. Mike Smith talks with John Walters, the director of the White House Office of National Drug control Policy:
The grant was approved by Congress last year, and Wednesday October 21st, Southwest Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt delivered the check to a Springfield agency dedicated to helping abused children. Mike Smith has the story:
To give voters a better chance to get to know the leading candidates for governor, KSMU brings you reports from the campaign trail. We hope to show you the candidates in those unscripted moments before or after their public events. We've already brought you a report on Republican Matt Blunt. Now, KSMU's Missy Shelton brings you this story on Democrat Claire McCaskill.
As part of KSMU's election coverage, Road to the Capitol, we take you on the road with the candidates running for governor. It's a chance for you to learn more about the candidates as people, to hear from them in those unscripted moments on the bus or after the press conference. In the coming days, we'll bring you a reportfeaturing Democrat Claire McCaskill. But today, KSMU's Missy Shelton brings you this story on Republican Matt Blunt.