Thousands of Missourians are injured each year--some of them fatally. That's why the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services decided to produce a new data book called "Injuries in Missouri: A Call to Action." Michele Skalicky reports.
Springfield, MO Missouri's governor says he'll cut education funding by $350 million if lawmakers don't approve his plan toborrow money through the tobacco settlement. KSMU's Missy Shelton is inJefferson City with the details.
Springfield, MO Some republicans in the Missouri legislature say they will have to do a balancing actthis session. On the one hand, many republicans oppose the democratic governor'splan to raise taxes. On the other hand, many republicans realize they have constituents who depend on state services. KSMU's Missy Shelton talked with oneSpringfield republican about this dilemma.
Springfield, MO In hisstate of the state address, Missouri's governor Bob Holden proposed taking power away from the Highway Commission. That's the body that oversees the Department of Transportation. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
Springfield, MO When Missouri's legislative session begins January eighth, lawmakers will face a revenue shortfall. To help put Missouri's fiscal problems in perspective, KSMU's Missy Shelton recently spoke with an expert on state budgets.