Absentee ballots are now available to Greene County residents for the November 5 election, which asks one question: Whether or not the county may impose a “use” tax for some out-of-state purchases. KSMU's Scott Harvey has more.
Last week’s annual veto session by the Missouri General Assembly produced a record 10 overrides of bills struck down by Gov. Nixon. Among them was Senate Bill 9. KSMU’s Shannon Bowers has details on the new law, including why the Governor disapproved.
Gov. Jay Nixon says his office will immediately release $215.2 million in funding for education, mental health and other priorities. But as KSMU’s Scott Harvey reports, just because some of the funding is being returned doesn’t mean lawmakers are satisfied.
As President Barack Obama prepares to address the nation Tuesday evening on Syria, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt feels the Commander in Chief is in no hurry for congressional approval of a military strike, now that Russia has proposed a diplomatic solution. KSMU's Scott Harvey reports.
The American people are awaiting a decision from Congress about possible military action in Syria, after President Barack Obama stated that he would seek approval from lawmakers. KSMU’s Briana Simmons has this story on what citizens in the Ozarks are saying.
While Missouri lawmakers in Washington may agree that the President should consult Congress before taking military action against the Assad regime, they’re not saying yet whether they will vote to authorize a U.S. military campaign in Syria. KSMU’s Shane Franklin has the story.