The proposal for a new Medicaid program was the center piece of Governor Matt Blunt's State of the State Address. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports on the healthcare proposal and other aspects of the governor's address.
Missouri's governor Matt Blunt will give his State of the State Address this evening at 7. KSMU will broadcast the speech live and following the speech, we will bring you the democratic response from Attorney General Jay Nixon. If you miss the live broadcast on KSMU, you can tune in to Ozarks Public Television at 10 for the speech and democratic response.
A spokesperson from Missourians for Safe Energy will be at Missouri State University Wednesday discussing the dangers of nuclear power. KSMU's Emily Nash discusses both sides of the nuclear power issue.
Most of the KSMU listening area is under an Ice Storm Warning. The only exception is the West Plains area where there is a Winter Storm Watch. KSMU's Missy Shelton has the latest information from meteorlogist Andy Foster.
Governor Matt Blunt was in Springfield this afternoon to announce his support for increasing the state's reimbursement for facilities that care for abused and neglected children. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
Many people in the area are aware that Mick Denniston, long associated with Springfield Little Theatre and now working for Springfield Catholic Schools, was seriously injured in a car accident in New Mexico on December 18. He remains hospitalized there in critical condition. Little Theatre is producing a special benefit show Friday evening Jan.12 at 7:30 at the Landers Theatre to raise funds for Mick Denniston's family.
On February 6th, voters in Springfield will decide whether to continue the quarter-cent sales tax for capitol projects in the city. As KSMU's Missy Shelton reports, the city is offering two public meetings to help voters understand what the tax will fund.
Medicaid, providing help to failing public schools and tax cuts were the top priorities Republican leaders cited Wednesday as the new legislative session began. Democrats say they want to see increased higher education funding and the restoration of the Medicaid cuts. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports on the first day of session from Jefferson City.