Illinois is one of 25 states that went ahead with Medicaid expansion. Neighboring Missouri did not. Véronique LaCapra looked into the impacts of those differing decisions.
A group of Republican politicians want to see Missouri's largest national park placed under state control. Veronique LaCapra reports.
In an investigation spanning the past few months, St. Louis Public Radio and the Beacon has discovered the state of Missouri may be ignoring its own laws in carrying out the death penalty by buying execution drugs from a pharmacy not licensed to do business in Missouri.
Missouri now has a new plan to go ahead with two upcoming executions. But as Veronique LaCapra and Chris McDaniel report, the process is anything but open.
Last Friday, Governor Jay Nixon postponed the execution of an inmate that was set for later this month. That execution WAS going to be carried out using propofol, a common anesthetic that has never been used in a lethal injection. So, why the change in plans? Veronique LaCapra and Chris McDaniel have been following the story and have this report.
Starting tomorrow, October 1, Missourians will be able to shop for health insurance through a new online marketplace. It’s one of the biggest changes in health insurance coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act. But there’s still a lot of confusion about how the exchanges will work. Our colleague at St. Louis Public Radio, Véronique LaCapra, spoke with the Missouri Foundation for Health’s Ryan Barker to try to get some answers.