The Stockton Dam is expected to start generating hydroelectric power again by early June now that workers have finished building a new turbine. KSMU’s Julie Greene has more on the project and the benefits of having another clean energy source.
A day after proposing $278 million for K-12 classrooms during his State of the State address, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon worked to build support for his proposal before students and teachers in Springfield. KSMU’s Scott Harvey reports.
Increased spending on education and another call to expand Medicaid highlighted Governor Jay Nixon’s State of the State Address before the Missouri General Assembly Tuesday night. Marshall Griffin has more.
A week before Governor Jay Nixon gives his State of the State address, a coalition that analyzes poverty has released its own report called "State of the State: Poverty in Missouri." The Missourians to End Poverty Coalition is urging lawmakers to address the rising poverty rates and what the coalition says are outdated policies. KSMU’s Shannon Bowers has the story.
The City of Springfield plans to soon make real strides in the local war on poverty, starting with a multi-pronged assault through a new city-commission and a collaborative of the Community Partnership of the Ozarks. KSMU’s Shane Franklin has more.
The more than $47 million recovered last year by Attorney General Chris Koster's Medicaid Fraud Unit equals that of about an average year, as St. Louis Public Radio and the Beacon’s Rachel Lippmann reports.
After almost three years of planning, Springfield’s City Council on Monday approved the city’s strategic plan for the next two decades. As KSMU’s Julie Greene reports, the Field Guide 2030 outlines Springfield’s major goals over 13 chapters.