A recent simulation hopes to give officials a better understanding of the challenges facing those who live in poverty. KSMU’s Anna Thomas has more on what lies ahead for Springfield’s Impacting Poverty Commission following last week’s mock event.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon believes there’s still hope for expanding Medicaid in the state, and feels that voters will strike down “right-to-work” legislation if the issue makes it onto the ballot. KSMU’s Scott Harvey has more on the Governor’s keynote address as part of the annual Jackson Day Celebration.
The City of West Plains will vote Tuesday on whether to become a Charter city. As KSMU's Jennifer Davidson reports, only the municipalities of West Plains and Monett are still without charter rule in Missouri.
In this segment of These Ozarks Hills, Marideth Sisco reflects on two of her more notoriuos relatives from days gone by, and how the spunky, spirited blood that ran through their veins is her own, too.
Governor Jay Nixon on Wednesday said the state of Missouri has reached a benchmark in lost money because state lawmakers have not accepted federal dollars to expand Medicaid, the health care program for the lower-income and disabled. From West Plains, KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson has this report.